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Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

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Bulletin Articles
30th August 2016

A Left-Handed Commencement Address

A Left-Handed Commencement Address (Mills College, 1983) By Ursula Le Guin    I want to thank the Mills College Class of ’83 for offering me a rare chance: to speak aloud in publi…
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Bulletin Articles
30th August 2016

A Basic Income Would Upend America’s Work Ethic –…

A Basic Income Would Upend America’s Work Ethic - and That’s a Good Thing The Nation, by Fred Block and Frances Fox Piven 23.08.16   We have been ruled for years by ar…
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Bulletin Articles
30th August 2016

Highland community hydro project reaches £900,000 milestone

Highland community hydro project reaches £900,000 milestone The Scotsman 29.08.16   A major green energy scheme for the Highland town of Ullapool has reached its funding target of almost &p…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th August 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 26.08.16

Dear members and friends,   In this turbulent age of information technology etc – I’m comforted by the mood of the book of Ecclesiastes; an old guy – at the end of a full life &…
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26th August 2016

The SENs: Friday 26th August 2016

Great turn out for the SEN Co-ordinators meeting in Edinburgh this week. The main agenda item for the meeting was Tourism with a very informative presentation from Caroline Warburton, Scottish Tourism…
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2016

Renewing Local Democracy in Scotland

Renewing Local Democracy in Scotland Andy Wightman 24.08.16   European Experience    Local government in Scotland is very different from most of the rest of Europe. The most obvious con…
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Bulletin Articles
24th August 2016

Update on The Reid Foundation

Update on The Reid Foundation 26.08.16   Dear Friends of The Reid Foundation  Jeremy Corbyn to give Jimmy Reid memorial lecture on a productive economy and good secure jobs  The Rt.…
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Bulletin Articles
24th August 2016

Why the SNP ‘power grab’ in Holyrood really matters

Why the SNP 'power grab' in Holyrood really matters Common Space, by James McEnaney 19.08.16   CommonSpace columnist James McEnaney argues that the latest controversy surrounding the SNP must not…
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Bulletin Articles
24th August 2016

Why are Scotland’s Highlands and islands hotbeds of social ente…

Why are Scotland’s Highlands and islands hotbeds of social enterprise? The Guardian 26.08.16    Remote and staggeringly beautiful, Scotland’s Highlands and islands are home to …
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Bulletin Articles
24th August 2016

Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin Wikipedia 24.08.16   Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929) is an American author of novels, children's books, and short stories, mainly in the genres of fantasy and sci…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics

The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics The Guardian, by Martin Jacques 23.08.16  The western financial crisis of 2007-8 was the worst since 1931, yet its immediate reperc…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

A Work in Progress: A Modern Constitution for an Independent Scot…

A Work in Progress: A Modern Constitution for an Independent Scottish Republic Demos Scotland, by Dr Mark McNaught 23.08.16   We at Demos Scotland are pleased to engage in an ambitious project to…