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Join @ALLIANCEScot for a special screening of 'Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope'.The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion to reflect on the current activity surrounding adverse childhood experiences.#HealthSENeventbrite.co.uk/e/r…

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30th November 2016

Havana in mourning:

Havana in mourning: 'We Cubans are Fidelista even if we are not communist' The Guardian, by Stephen Gibbs, Jonathan Watts and Ted Francis 30.11.16   Revolution … is sacrifice,” echoe…
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30th November 2016

Tears in Havana

Tears in Havana Scottish Review, Alan Fisher 30.11.16   She was surprised by the tears. She didn't think she would cry. She told me of the woman she saw earlier who was weeping. It was a lot of e…
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30th November 2016

The Trump Tax Cut versus Universal Basic Income

The Trump Tax Cut versus Universal Basic Income Evonomics, by Tom Streithorst 30.11.16   Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump because she did not provide a solution to the grave economic problems…
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30th November 2016

And finally…Corona beer founder’s will makes everyone in his …

And finally…Corona beer founder’s will makes everyone in his home village a millionaire Scottish Financial News 30.11.16   Antonino Fernández, the founder of the world famous …
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30th November 2016

Community Choices Fund

Community Choices Fund Scottish Government  30.11.16   In February 2016, the Scottish Government announced a new £2 million Community Choices Fund to support participatory budgeting (P…
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30th November 2016

Groundhog Day? Explaining 50 years of Failed Renewal

Groundhog Day? Explaining 50 years of Failed Renewal Bella Caledonia, by Douglas Robertson 30.11.16  “Yet the political problem here runs far deeper, for throughout the last 50 years neit…
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30th November 2016

#ShiftThePower: the rise of community philanthropy

#ShiftThePower: the rise of community philanthropy Alliance, by Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight 30.11.16   In this special feature on community philanthropy, we propose a new paradigm called &lsqu…
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Senscot Bulletin
25th November 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 25.11.16

Dear members and friends,The decade between age 40 and 50 (1980-1990) was a troubled time for me; alcoholic, manic/depressive, borderline nervous breakdown; amongst my survival strategies was a dail…
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25th November 2016

The SENs: Friday 25th November 2016

Our ‘Keep it Local - Strength in numbers’ event took place on Wednesday. Over 130 folk turned up to hear some lively discussion on key issues affecting our sector - including the imminent …
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2016

Bùth Bharraigh Ltd

Bùth Bharraigh Ltd News Release - November  24.11.16  Bùth Bharraigh Ltd based in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra has won the Scottish Rural Parliament Rural Innovators…
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24th November 2016

Our Democracy: Act as if we know it

Our Democracy: Act as if we know it Independence Live 24.11.16   …
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24th November 2016

Leonard Cohen Makes it Darker

Leonard Cohen Makes it Darker  New Yorker, by David Remnick 24.11.16   When Leonard Cohen was twenty-five, he was living in London, sitting in cold rooms writing sad poems. He got by on a th…