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16th February 2018

The SENs: Friday 16th February 2018

Over the last few weeks, we have been running a survey amongst Thematic SEN members to identify key priorities for the year ahead. Similar surveys in recent years have highlighted issues such as: lone…
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Bulletin Articles
15th February 2018

Oxfam should not be hung out to dry

Civil Society, by Andrew Hind 14.02.18 Andrew Hind reflects on the recent revelations from the Oxfam sexual abuse scandal and says that, although it still has a great deal to do to get on top of i…
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Bulletin Articles
13th February 2018

Date of unveiling of Mary Barbour statue in Govan revealed

Evening Times, by Stacey Mullen 08.02.18 A statue of Mary Barbour will be unveiled in Govan on International Women’s Day. The Remember Mary Barbour Association (RMBA) has announced the date…
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13th February 2018

‘Hiding in Plain Sight, Exploring Scotland’s Ill Heal…

Scottish Review February 2018 The title on the cover of this book is simply 'Hiding in Plain Sight' – which singularly provides the reader with no indication of what it's about. The title page, …
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13th February 2018

Flourish House – Video

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13th February 2018

Charity urges local firms to offer temp roles to people with ment…

Glasgow Live, by Christine O'Neill 12.02.18 A Glasgow charity is urging local employers to boost employment prospects for people with mental health issues. Flourish House, a community hub in …
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Senscot Bulletin
9th February 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 09.02.18

Dear members and friends, Educated mainly by nuns and priests – much of my instruction around girls and sexual ‘morality’ was not only incompetent, but irresponsible nonsense; challenging these…
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8th February 2018

The SENs: Friday 9th February 2018

The SE Census 2017 informed us that around 600 new social enterprises had been set up over the last two years. Caledonia Cremation, however, is like no other – Scotland's first social enterprise fun…
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Bulletin Articles
7th February 2018

Scotland’s recent past is disappearing – and Davos is win

CommonSpace, by Robin McAlpine 01.02.18 CommonSpace columnist and Common Weal director Robin McAlpine says Scotland is at risk from the status quo elitism that it so nearly defeated in 2014 P…
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7th February 2018

Five Elements of Collective Leadership

Non-Profit Quarterly, by Cassandra O’Neill and Monica Brinkerhoff 01.02.18 What is collective leadership? How does it compare to a more traditional concept of leadership? Why would anyone want…
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7th February 2018

Scottish politics is ripe for a revamp – but where are the new …

The Guardian, by Libby Brooks 29.01.18 There are glimpses of bolder thinking from Holyrood, but what’s really needed is fresh, independent criticism. I remember chairing a fringe meeting fo…
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7th February 2018

Tories are lying to the voters and themselves over Brexit

The Times, by Matthew Parris  Sometimes, the mask slips. In the Commons this week, Jacob Rees-Mogg, famously the gentleman, slandered a studious and respected think-tanker and some identifiable Tr…