Christopher Hird


A bank worth backing

18 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

10 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

30 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