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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2017

Voice of dissent: poverty campaigners do challenge the Scottish G…

Voice of dissent: poverty campaigners do challenge the Scottish Government Third Force News, by Peter Kelly 29.03.17   A couple of months ago there was a widespread feeling of grievance in the vo…
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29th March 2017

12 Days to Raise £12,000! Carbeth Needs Your Help!

12 Days to Raise £12,000! Carbeth Needs Your Help! Carbeth Hutters Community Company Newsletter  29.03.17   We have 12 days to raise £12,000. This amount, added to our own hard-s…
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29th March 2017

The House of Lords Report on Charities: What you need to know

The House of Lords Report on Charities: What you need to know NCVO, by Karl wilding 29.03.17   Introduction: charities are vital in a changing world   The House of Lords select committee on …
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Senscot Bulletin
24th March 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 24.03.17

Dear members and friends, Human progress has always been driven but utopian visionaries – 'partly mad’ individuals who dared to think the earth could be round or humans could fly to the m…
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24th March 2017

The SENs: Friday 24th March 2017

Senscot joined hundreds of social entrepreneurs and sector stakeholders at the SE Exchange, hosted by Social Enterprise Scotland, on Tuesday at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. The event kicked off wit…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd March 2017

Norway Is No. 1 in Happiness. The U.S., Sadly, Is No. 14.

Norway Is No. 1 in Happiness. The U.S., Sadly, Is No. 14. New York Times, by Niraj Chokshi 20.03.17   Norwegians have one more reason to smile, not that they need it.   After placing fourth …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2017

Scotland isn’t different, it’s Britain that’s b

Scotland isn't different, it's Britain that's bizarre Open Democracy, by Adam Ramsay 23.03.17   Britain is in a state of self denial, sitting at the bottom of European league tables, but convince…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2017

The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 22.03.17   “I saw that you can’t do anything for anybody. We can’t save each other. Or ourselves.”   “What have you left, the…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2017

The gig economy: freedom from a boss, or just a con?

The gig economy: freedom from a boss, or just a con? New Statesmen, by Emma Jacobs 22.03.17   When in August 2015 Michael Lane was made redundant from his job testing computer software, he needed…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2017

Escaping from the echo-chambers of politics

Escaping from the echo-chambers of politics  Open Democracy, by Alica Thwaite  22.03.17   In 2016, many people were shocked by the results of the Brexit referendum in the UK and the ele…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2017

Capercaillie Cruisers Ltd Press Release – No Embargo

Capercaillie Cruisers Ltd Press Release – No Embargo Company Statement  22.03.17   Capercaillie Cruisers has been providing narrowboat holidays on the Lowland Canals since 2003, follow…
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Bulletin Articles
21st March 2017

Why you can’t rely on GERS figures to judge Scotland’…

Why you can't rely on GERS figures to judge Scotland's financial state By Professor Richard Murphy 20.03.17   I had a meeting with a number of the SNP’s MPs about a year ago to discuss econ…