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Can We Create Social Change Without Money?
Daily Good, by Nipun Mehta
Date: 29th Oct 2015

 

Can we create social change without money? I don't have a conclusive answer but just holding that question can raise some very interesting insights.
 
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What is Land Reform?
Common Space, by Michael Gray
Date: 29th Oct 2015

Half of Scotland’s private land is owned by just 432 people. Bet most of you didn’t know that. 

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What does EVEL actually do?
Lallands Peat Worrier
Date: 28th Oct 2015

What does the UK government's "English votes for English laws" scheme actually do? It makes Scottish MPs second-class citizens in the UK parliament. 

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The SNP and the road to radical land reform
LandMatters, by Andy Wightman
Date: 22nd Oct 2015

On Thursday evening last week, Channel 4 news broadcast an 11 minute film on land reform in Scotland. It’s worth a watch. It highlights, among other things, how grassroots members of the SNP are campaigning for a more vigorous approach to land reform. 

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A Nation of Scroungers
The Huffington Post, by Jess Phillips
Date: 21st Oct 2015

My head hurts. I've spent a long day on the Welfare and Work Bill Committee. In this meeting I headbutted the table every time the DWP and Treasury ministers in front of me made the same glaring and obvious mistake.

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My five Green promises to the Scottish people
Herald Scotland, by Caroline Lucas
Date: 15th Oct 2015

These are extremely difficult times for people across the UK. Austerity is biting – and set to get worse after this year’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor.

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Church Going
Phillip Larkin
Date: 15th Oct 2015
Once i am sure there's nothing going on, I step inside letting the door thud shut.
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Interview: Caroline Lucas MP: the honourable outsider
The Herald Scotland, by Barry Didcock
Date: 14th Oct 2015

This time five years ago, few people had heard of Caroline Lucas. 

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101 ways to change Scotland
Herald Scotland
Date: 14th Oct 2015

 

In an era of increasing austerity, humanitarian crisis and environmental degradation, the scale of change needed to deliver a better, fairer society may seem huge. And it is.

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If all your money comes from government, should you be called a charity?
Civil Society Finance, by David Ainsworth
Date: 14th Oct 2015

Delegates at the Conservative Party conference heard that organisations funded by government should not be called charities. David Ainsworth examines the arguments. 

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Social Finance, Social Investment, Social Banking
The Scottish Community ReInvestment Trust
Date: 7th Oct 2015

SCRT's Social Finance conference is an exciting end to our first year of operation.

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The Growth Fund - Eligibility criteria
Access
Date: 1st Oct 2015
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