Christopher Hird

A bank worth backing May 2012

Christopher Hird looks at how the Co-op Bank has fared in the financial crisis

The Cost of Inequality: A chronicle of capitalist catastrophe April 2012

The Cost of Inequality: Three Decades of the Super-Rich and the Economy, by Stewart Lansley, reviewed by Christopher Hird

Rocking the market January 2008

The crisis at Northern Rock highlights both how people's lives depend on financial institutions and how irresponsibly these institutions are managed. Christopher Hird dissects the crisis, arguing that the left has the chance to press for new kinds of socially responsible financial institutions - and for new standards of personal (and political) financial literacy

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