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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

Tulchan Estate is not for sale

Tulchan Estate is not for sale Andy Wightman 23.08.16   Newspapers including the Daily Telegraph reports excitedly that the Tulchan Estate in Morayshire is on the market for offers £25 mill…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

How to Break the Power of Money

How to Break the Power of Money Yes! Magazine, by David Korten 23.08.16   Our current political chaos has a simple explanation. The economic system is driving environmental collapse, economic des…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

Social Enterprise in the Periphery

Social Enterprise in the Periphery David Bryan 23.08.16   They used to call it the ‘Highland Problem’. When unemployment was endemic, housing and roads were poor, and wages were much …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

MSNBC shows Palestinian land loss to Israel from 1946 to present …

MSNBC shows Palestinian land loss to Israel from 1946 to present day Twitter  23.08.16  …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

Community Development : An Introduction to Spell-casting

Community Development : An Introduction to Spell-casting Alex Walker 23.08.16   Alex Walker is one of Scotland's leading experts in the field of Community Development and in this light-hearted p…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

You cannot keep politics out of sport … Uefa’s ban on…

You cannot keep politics out of sport ... Uefa's ban on the Palestinian flag is hyper political The National, by Cat Boyd 23.06.16   The Palestine flag is apparently an “illicit banner&rdq…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd August 2016

Cash pours in for Ullapool hydro bid

Cash pours in for Ullapool hydro bid North Star 23.08.16   A Ross-shire community is nearly halfway towards a £900,000 fundraising bid to build its own hydro power scheme.   A communit…
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Senscot Bulletin
19th August 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 19.08.16

Dear members and friends,             I’m an admirer of Richard Holloway (former bishop) who, as writer and commentator illuminates the Scottish firmament on …
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19th August 2016

The SENs: Friday 19th August 2016

For the last 11 years, Senscot has hosted a SE Conference and Ceilidh in November of each year. The first event took place at New Lanark in 2005 and eventually moved to the Westerwood in Cumbernauld i…
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Bulletin Articles
18th August 2016

BIG Scotland

BIG Scotland 18.08.16   The consultation mentioned in the article has been about policy directions we receive on our funding distributed in England and through our UK portfolio, which is a slice …
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Bulletin Articles
18th August 2016

Black Hole

Black Hole  George Monbiot 18.08.16   This is how, in a democracy, you win when you’re outnumbered: you purchase the results. It’s how politics now works: the very rich throw mon…
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Bulletin Articles
18th August 2016

DSC warns that the proposed changes to the Big Lottery Fund could…

DSC warns that the proposed changes to the Big Lottery Fund could compromise its independence Civil Society, by Hugh Radojev 18.08.16   The Directory of Social Change has said that the wording of…