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The People's Platform review – an 'invaluable primer' for understanding the networked world
John Naughton, The Guardian
Date: 24th Apr 2014

Astra Taylor's study of the internet reveals how our hopes for a brave new democratic world were undone by corporate greed

 

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Kirk backs tax grab from loan firms to boost credit unions
Kate Devlin, Herald Scotland
Date: 24th Apr 2014

THE Church of Scotland has welcomed calls for a "windfall tax" to fund a new generation of affordable lenders able to take on payday loan firms.

 

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Study reveals huge benefits of community land ownership
David Ross, Herald Scotland
Date: 24th Apr 2014

Some were fragile settlements among Scotland's most remote locations, which for decades were seen to be hanging on in the face of remorseless economic forces.

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Firstport publishes landmark report
Firstport
Date: 24th Apr 2014

Firstport has published “Start Something Good”- a landmark report that sheds a light on the journey, psyche and impact of start up social enterprises in Scotland.

 

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'No one should have to face cancer alone'
Henning Mankell
Date: 24th Apr 2014

In his latest update since discovering he has cancer in his neck and lung, the Wallander author explains why every person with the disease needs someone to lean on.

 

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Most Famous Living Philosopher Visits St Andrews
University of St Andrews
Date: 24th Apr 2014

The man described as “the world’s most relevant living philosopher” (by Michael Fitzgerald in Newsweek), Harvard University Professor Michael Sandel, will deliver the University of St Andrews’ Inaugural Andrew Carnegie Lecture on Monday April 28, 2014.

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What price the feel good factor?
DTAS
Date: 16th Apr 2014

Community share issues are generally presented as an opportunity to make a social investment which investors can feel good about rather than view as a means of making a profit.

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Scotland’s Constitution and the Strange Non-Death of ‘Civic Scotland’
Gerry Hassan, Scottish Review
Date: 16th Apr 2014

Last weekend, the Electoral Reform Society hosted an event, From Centre to Community – reclaiming local democracy. 

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Capitalism simply isn't working and here are the reasons why
Observer, By Will Hutton
Date: 16th Apr 2014

Suddenly, there is a new economist making waves – and he is not on the right.

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