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Excellent dissertation from @ailsa_higgins on ‘Exploring the geographies of social enterprise in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland’. Key findings chime with conversations we’ve been having with SE Rural Hub and Rural SEN #socent #rural pic.twitter.com/Iahx…

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Bulletin Articles
20th August 2015

Reimagining Community Planning in Scotland: A Vision from the Thi…

Reimagining Community Planning in Scotland: A Vision from the Third Sector (Summary) Voluntary Action Scotland, by Oliver Escobar 08.15   In December 2014, TSI representatives gathered for a two-…
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2015

Amazon warehouse conditions like a 19th-century cotton mill, says…

Amazon warehouse conditions like a 19th-century cotton mill, says union The National, by Andrew Learmonth 18.08.15   People working for Amazon in Scotland face working conditions similar to a &ld…
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2015

How the Government’s land reform proposals could have been …

How the Government's land reform proposals could have been more radical Herald Scotland, by Malcolm Combe 14.08.15  The movement towards further land reform in Scotland has attracted much attenti…
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2015

John McTernan Blog Extract

John McTernan Blog Extract New Stateman, by John McTernan 16.08.15 Kez's biggest problem will not be the SNP. It will be her own party. She made a mistake in not standing on a ticket. Her dominance i…
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2015

Curator of the Future

Curator of the Future George Monbiot 18.08.15   On one point I agree with his opponents: Jeremy Corbyn has little chance of winning the 2020 general election. But the same applies to the other th…
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2015

Leading Israeli journalist says Israel is an Apartheid state

Leading Israeli journalist says Israel is an Apartheid state  Mondoweiss, Ben Norton 18.08.15   A leading Israeli journalist—writing in Haaretz, Israel’s oldest and most-prestigi…
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Senscot Bulletin
14th August 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 14.08.15

Dear members and friends,   When I was a young man – I worked for some time with the violent youth gangs which ‘rule’ some housing estates. Such a worker is habitually aware of …
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Bulletin Articles
14th August 2015

The great outdoors is for us all not just lairds

The great outdoors is for us all not just lairds The National, by Lesley Riddoch 08.13.15   Perth to Kintyre via Loch Earn for the ferry over to Islay – one of my favourite drives in Scotla…
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14th August 2015

The SENs: Friday 14th August 2015

Senscot will be hosting its 11th SE Conference and Ceilidh this year – dates are 12th and 13th November. The event will again be at the Westerwood Hotel, near Cumbernauld. We will have a draft p…
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Bulletin Articles
13th August 2015

Capitalism is failing and it’s time to panic

Capitalism is failing and it's time to panic The Guardian, by Paul Mason 12.08.15  …
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Bulletin Articles
12th August 2015

Being a Kids Company mentor showed me a silent generation who nee…

Being a Kids Company mentor showed me a silent generation who need help The Guardian, by Flora Simpson 11.08.15 My mentee Joanne (not her real name), is a 17-year-old who lives in East London. The sto…
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Bulletin Articles
12th August 2015

Values Based Banking: Bringing the voice of the citizen into fina…

Values Based Banking: Bringing the voice of the citizen into finance Institute for Social Banking & UNEP 08.15 Today’s financial system is in many ways too large, too complex, and too remov…