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Editor of Mutual Interest Media. Journalist who has written for a range of publications, such as The Tribune and Open Democracy, about Co-operatives and economics

Author: Iwan Doherty

Lewis Dagnall Interview: South Yorkshire needs a “shift in our economy to lock in wealth”

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Many local authorities in the UK have become a haven for co-operative friendly politics, especially Regional Metro Mayors. In Manchester,...

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The fight against Climate Change begins with homes

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The UK has the draughtiest and oldest housing in Western Europe that has contributed to 13% of English households living in fuel poverty,...

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Why has New York seen a boom in new worker cooperatives?

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New York could be considered the heart of global capitalism, home to the infamous Wall Street, yet within the city, a thriving network of...

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Wings co-op – How the courier owned Deliveroo alternative could help strengthen the wider co-op economy?

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Deliveroo is famous for bright blue bags and worker exploitation. The company has fought hard to stop their workers unionising while paying...

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Young people are the key to reviving the trade union movement

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The decline in fortunes of left-wing parties across Europe has partly been due to a loss of support among the traditional working-class...

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Co-op and Nationwide members pushing for early-stage funding for new co-ops

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Politics and elections often focus on Westminster and the UK’s other elected government bodies but most of us have electoral control...

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How socialists created a co-operative commonwealth in the American midwest

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Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 Presidential election is a victory for liberalism against America’s populist right but the...

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Predistribution – an alternative path to more widespread economic prosperity?

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The eternal question for the labour movement is always how to enhance what was offered to the last generation and move on from the old...

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4 ways baby bonds can help solve our economic issues

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Despite being out of government for over 10 years this month saw Labour trumpeting a government policy, one that has only just come to...

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Planned conversion of USA’s largest electricity company to cooperative could mark a new chapter for sector

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The political debate surrounding energy companies are often split between the left who believe such a vital service should be handled in...

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