Tag Archives: Community ownership

After Piketty, the ownership revolution

After Piketty, the ownership revolution
Now that the first round of intellectual debris left in the wake of French economist Thomas Piketty’s explosive best-seller “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” has begun to settle, it may be time to look more closely at the gaping hole it has left not only in political-economic analysis but also in ... Read more

Mutuals have always been a longstanding force in banking

Mutuals have always been a longstanding force in banking
On this day 12 months ago, a downgrade by ratings agency Moodys started a process that led to the end of full co-operative ownership of the Co-operative Bank. It wasn’t the only mutual bank by any means, but to look beyond the story of the year that followed, it is helpful to look back. ... Read more