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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2018

Arts for all

Kathryn WelchThe need to express oneself creatively through some artistic or cultural endeavour appears to be an innate part of the human condition. There can be no other explanation for the sheer…
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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2018

How Democracies Die review – the secret of Trump’s success

The Guardian, by Nick Cohen 08.01.18History, the surprisingly fashionable Alexander Hamilton remarked in 1787, teaches that men who overthrow republics begin “by paying an obsequious court to t…
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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2018

George Soros calls Facebook and Google a ‘menace’ to …

Business Insider UK, by Rob Price 25.01.18The billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros has launched a blistering and multipronged attack on Facebook and Google, arguing the tech giant…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th January 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 26.01.18

Dear members and friends, Funeral of a respected colleague from the '80s - shocked by how decrepit my contemporaries look; recall Philip Larkin's unsparing lines: "Their looks show that they're for i…
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25th January 2018

The SENs: Friday 26th January 2018

In 2016, Senscot carried out a review of our thematic SEN activity - to re-visit their original focus and also to determine key priorities in moving forward. This was especially relevant with the intr…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2018

A life in quotes: Ursula K Le Guin

The Guardian, by Calla WahlquistUrsula K Le Guin, award-winning fantasy and science fiction author and pioneer of feminist speculative fiction, has died age 88. Her extensive catalogue of publishe…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2018

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations appoints new Chief E…

SCVO Media Release24.01.18The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations’ (SCVO) Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that Anna Fowlie has been appointed as the organisation's new Ch…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2018

Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Is Dead at …

New York Times, by Gerald JonasUrsula K. Le Guin, the immensely popular author who brought literary depth and a tough-minded feminist sensibility to science fiction and fantasy with books like “…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2018

Labour and Brexit: The Mason Plan

Novara Media, by Paul Mason I’m all in favour of #FBPE as a signalling meme. Everyone has the right to state what their position on Brexit is – and say “fuck you” to the other side, wheth…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2018

Stopping another Carillion scandal requires a public solution to …

CommonSpace by Robin McAlpineCommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine outlines how the culture of private management of public projects and services could be changedToday'…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2018

The gap between the have and the have nots in Scotland widens

The Herald, by Sandra DickThe gulf between the haves and have nots in Scotland is deepening amid claims that the nation’s wealth inequality crisis is now out of control.A new report from Ox…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2018

Venice authorities step in after four tourists charged £1,000 fo…

The Guardian, by Jon Henley The police chief and mayor of Venice have pledged action after four Japanese tourists said they were presented with a bill of €1,100 (£970) for four steaks and a pl…