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Are you sitting on an idea that could bring about positive social change? Good news! Applications for Glasgow's @GoodIdeasScot programme have been extended until Thursday 19th September at 9am. See details: good-ideas.org/apply…

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4th January 2017

Draft land rights statement goes out to comment

Draft land rights statement goes out to comment The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland 20.12.16 Scottish ministers have set out the proposed basis for their policies under the new land reform legi…
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4th January 2017

Restaurant aiming to tackle food poverty in Ayr hits crowdfunding…

Restaurant aiming to tackle food poverty in Ayr hits crowdfunding target The National 03.01.17 A social enterprise restaurant to tackle food poverty and reduce social isolation is set to become a real…
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4th January 2017

A history of global living conditions in 5 charts

A history of global living conditions in 5 charts Max Rosler, Our World In Data A recent survey asked “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neit…
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4th January 2017

We are starting to learn who owns Britain

No wonder landowners are scared. We are starting to learn who owns Britain George Monbiot, The Guardian 03.12.16 Bring out the violins. The land reform programme announced last week by the …
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4th January 2017

Citizens Assembly should act as Holyrood second chamber, says thi…

Citizens' Assembly should act as Holyrood second chamber, says think tank The National 29.12.16 A Citizens' Assembly should be set up to scrutinise Holyrood’s work, according to a think tank. T…
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4th January 2017

Universal basic income trials being considered in Scotland

Universal basic income trials being considered in Scotland The Guardian 01.01.17 Scotland looks set to be the first part of the UK to pilot a basic income for every citizen, as councils in Fife a…
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4th January 2017

Finland trials basic income for unemployed

Finland trials basic income for unemployed The Guardian 03.01.17 Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens an unconditional monthly sum, in a social experimen…
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4th January 2017

Economist Julie Nelson Says Much of Economics is a Sham Science

Economist Julie Nelson Says Much of Economics is a Sham Science Julie Nelson, Evonomics 06.12.16 Most economists, rather than seeing ourselves as studying communities of human beings, pretend to a mor…
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4th January 2017

Need money for your social venture? Try the banks…

Need money for your social venture? Try the banks... Pioneers Post 26.07.16 A new report for RBS written by social investment and social enterprise commentators Dan Gregory and David Floyd has found t…
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4th January 2017

Revealed: the £932m cost of private finance projects

Revealed: the £932m cost of private finance projects The Ferret 14.12.16 Private finance schemes to fund roads and hospitals have blasted a £932 million hole in the Scottish Government&rsq…
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4th January 2017

Future proof: Britain in the 2020s

Future proof: Britain in the 2020s IPPR 29.12.16 Brexit is the firing gun on a decade of disruption. As the UK negotiates its new place in the world, an accelerating wave of economic, social and techn…