As the Labour Party announced that it will support and encourage the cooperative movement at the next general election in the UK, an article in the guardian.co.uk explains how the history of cooperatives hit social progress in Britain and which is described as “the emergence of an unprecedented force for social change through worker ownership and control, but also the extent to which capitalist society in Britain felt challenged by such a movement”.
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