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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2017

Scottish government ‘interested’ in universal basic i

Scottish government 'interested' in universal basic income BBC News 26.01.17   The concept of a universal basic income is of "interest" to the Scottish government as one potential optio…
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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2017

Longer hours at school and less holidays for poorest kids: Educat…

Longer hours at school and less holidays for poorest kids: Education guru demands action The Herald, by Andrew Whitaker 29.01.17   Creating a new system where poor children attend school for more…
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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2017

Barcelona marches to curb negative effects of tourism boom

Barcelona marches to curb negative effects of tourism boom The Observer, by Stephen Burgen 29.01.17   Behind banners reading “Barcelona is not for sale” and “We will not be driv…
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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2017

Scottish higher education should be for all, not the gilded few

Scottish higher education should be for all, not the gilded few The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna 29.01.17   Social and political conservatives will always find a reason to repudiate any notions of …
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2017

Furniture repair, re-use and recycle network brings benefits for …

Furniture repair, re-use and recycle network brings benefits for families, councils and the environment The National, by Greg Russell 28.01.17   A unique Scottish consortium that delivers quality…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th January 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 27.01.17

Dear members and friends,A wee book I got for Xmas – ‘Sod 70’ by Muir Gray – made a big impact; convinced me that the rate of physical decline of old folks is not inevitable …
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27th January 2017

The SENs: Friday 27th January 2017

Senscot, in partnership with the Scottish Community Alliance, is hosting a Masterclass on Participatory Budgeting (PB) – ‘Opportunities for social enterprises’. The masterclass will …
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2017

For Donald Trump, faith has become the perfect alibi for greed

For Donald Trump, faith has become the perfect alibi for greed The Guardian, by Giles Fraser 19.01.17   You may have paused over it at the airport and wondered if it might be worth a guilty read …
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2017

The Scottish Attainment Challenge

The Scottish Attainment Challenge Scottish Government January 2017   The Scottish Attainment Challenge will focus and accelerate targeted improvement activity in literacy, numeracy and health and…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2017

Supreme Court will rule that we are a region

Supreme Court will rule that we are a region The Herald, by Iain Macwhirter 24.01.17   Legislative consent may sound like another of those tiresome lawyer’s phrases; it’s anything but…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: The new champion of liberalism

Nicola Sturgeon: The new champion of liberalism Al Jazeera, byJamie Maxwell 23.01.17   Not that long ago, Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon was the most exciting social democra…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2017

Republicans, the nation looks to you

Republicans, the nation looks to you The Denver Post, by Garrison Keillor 24.01.17   What we know so far is that the man is who he is. There is no larger, finer man inside him trying to get out. …