Fifty years after the release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, David Thompson unpacks the mutual spirit of Liverpool

The statue of the Beatles in front of Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building, a mutual that provided more than a century of help to millions of the city’s residents. [photo: Co-operative News]The statue of the Beatles in front of Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building, a mutual that provided more than a century of help to millions of the city’s residents. [photo: Co-operative News]The statue of the Beatles in front of Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building, a mutual that provided more than a century of help to millions of the city’s residents. [photo: Co-operative News]What do The Beatles, the Royal Liver Building and insurance co-ops have in common? They all help define the mutual spirit of the city that birthed the Fab Four. They're also the subject of a recent article by cooperative historian David J. Thompson for Co-operative News. For Thompson and other cooperators, the city is a reminder of the collective power of ordinary working people working together for mutual benefit. 

Read the full article here: https://www.thenews.coop/119030/sector/mutuals/little-help-friends-beatles-liver-building-co-op-spirit/

 

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