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21st January 2016

Family Portrait: The Scots Italians 1890-1940 exhibition

Family Portrait: The Scots Italians 1890-1940 exhibition The Scottish Government 02.12.15   A hidden archive about the Italian community in Scotland is to go on display for the first time in a ne…
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21st January 2016

Absurd Heroism

Absurd Heroism by Margaret Wheatley   Consider Sisyphus. As described in both Greek and Roman mythology, Sisyphus was condemned by the gods to an eternity of futile and hopeless labor. He had to …
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21st January 2016

Graeme Dey’s Land Reform Bill amendment brings real hope of…

Graeme Dey's Land Reform Bill amendment brings real hope of openness over ownership The National, by Lesley Riddoch 21.01.16   So what really happened in yesterday’s land reform debate? Pat…
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19th January 2016

Richest 62 people as wealthy as half of world’s population,…

Richest 62 people as wealthy as half of world's population, says Oxfam The Guardian, by Larry Elliott 18.01.16   Charity says only higher wages, crackdown on tax dodging and higher investment in …
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19th January 2016

Transparency, Democracy and Lobbying

Transparency, Democracy and Lobbying Bella Caledonia, by James McEnaney 13.01.16   Last week The Ferret - a brilliant new investigative journalism platform - revealed that, in January 2015, the F…
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18th January 2016

Letter to Keith Brown MSP

Letter to Keith Brown MSP Action on Procurement 15.01.16   Mr Keith Brown MSP Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities St. Andrew’s House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG &…
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18th January 2016

Better Business News release

Better Business News release Social Value Lab 19.01.16   Scottish businesses must be motivated by more than the financial bottom line if they are to help build a fairer and greener Scotland. &nbs…
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18th January 2016

Water Torture

Water Torture Bella Caledonia, by Mike Small 09.10.15   Water is something we’ve got a lot of in Scotland. It’s something that has given us hydro power and boosted our renewable secto…
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18th January 2016

CalMac ferry workers take anti-Serco takeover protest to Scottish…

CalMac ferry workers take anti-Serco takeover protest to Scottish Parliament The National, by Janice Burns 25.11.15   Ferry workers are heading for the Scottish Parliament today as they laun…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th January 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 15.01.16

Dear members and friends,   Kevin McKenna reflects in this piece about how comfortably we live alongside entrenched poverty – polishing our deprivation stories to impress liberal leftie fri…
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14th January 2016

Scottish regeneration funds are not reaching the poor

Scottish regeneration funds are not reaching the poor New Start 14.01.16   Despite all the talk of prioritising poverty in Scotland, most regeneration investment is still going into wealthier are…
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14th January 2016

SURF’s Key Policy Recommendations

SURF's Key Policy Recommendations SURF 14.01.16   The following proposals are presented as thematically aligned bold and practical actions that should be achievable within the existing powers an…