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Shout out to #FoodSEN members doing their bit to tackle food insecurity - through community meals, growing, education and making use of @FareShareUK.@GCFNetwork @KinningParkComp @WellFedScotland @NGCFI @UrbanRootsGLAKeep up the good work! 💪👏thirdforcenews.org.u…

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Senscot Bulletin
28th May 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 28.05.10

Dear members and friends,  Last week I spent 3 consecutive days with other human beings - which is too much exposure for me - nerves frazzled.  I've never really learned to be with people pr…
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28th May 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 28th May 2010

This week Edinburgh SEN (http://www.makingbusinesssense.org.uk) becomes the first Network to register using the newly develop Model Rules, with two more SENs planning to sign on the dotted line shortl…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2010

Cultural Action for Social Change

Cultural Action for Social Change Big Bang Lab 28.05.10 Creator of the Cultural Social Responsibility concept, Sergio López Figueroa is the director and founder of Big Bang Lab, a cultural-soci…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2010

The new politics needs a realignment of the mind. It needs Caroli…

The new politics needs a realignment of the mind. It needs Caroline Lucas David Marquand, The Guardian 25.05.10   Tarted-up neoliberalism won't cut it. The great question of our time isn't the de…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2010

The Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts (Scotland) Order 2…

The Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts (Scotland) Order 2010 (draft) Third Sector Divison, Scottish Government 25.05.10   Scotland's estimated share of the DBA funds is estimated to be a…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2010

Building Social Business: Capitalism That Can Serve Humanity

Building Social Business: Capitalism That Can Serve Humanity's Most Pressing Needs Muhammad Yunus Social Enterprise Live 27.05.10 Muhammad Yunus, the practical visionary who pioneered microcredit and,…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2010

Public Asset Transfer: Empowering Communities

Public Asset Transfer: Empowering Communities Development Trusts Association Scotland 27.05.10 Summary The broad aim of the programme is to increase the flow of assets into community ownership. It aim…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2010

The Big Society: How Could it Work?

The Big Society: How Could it Work? Gabriel Chanan & Colin Miller 27.05.10   The idea of ‘the big society’ became part of national political debate in the course of the 2010 natio…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2010

Seven Principles of Social Business

Seven Principles of Social Business Yunus Center 27.05.10   Business objective will be to overcome poverty, or one or more problems (such as education, health, technology access, and environment)…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2010

Yunus poised to move Grameen Scotland forward in July

Yunus poised to move Grameen Scotland forward in July Social Enterprise Live 26.05.10   Muhammad Yunus – who set up Grameen Bank to tackle poverty in Bangladesh – will take part in ne…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2010

How can we encourage people to give time to their communities?

How can we encourage people to give time to their communities? Tris Dyson, Guardian Blog 26.05.10   Few would question that stronger civic society and more cohesive communities create less p…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2010

From the beginning to the end of Neo-Liberalism in Britain

From the beginning to the end of Neo-Liberalism in Britain Mike Rustin 19 May 2010   The financial crash that brought the era of neo-liberalism to an end has now led to the formation of a novel c…