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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 July 2018

Most capital cities are well off, but London is like another coun…

The Guardian, by Larry ElliottIncomes in inner London are five times as high as in the Welsh valleys or Cornwall.All countries have their regional differences. States in the American Deep Sout…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th July 2018

Senscot Bulletin 27.07.18

Dear members and friends,I've always enjoyed 'start-ups’ – and have contributed (a guess) to around 50 over 50 years; funding came from a variety of sources – but the theme of ‘combating p…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2018

Loki’s libertarian instinct is correct – there will be no Sco…

The National, by Michael Fry 03.07.18George Orwell was an Etonian and this genre of authorship has often been a species of voyeurism. A bourgeois hack seeks to prove he can get inside the pro…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2018

Henry Kissinger: ‘We are in a very, very grave period’

The Financial Times, by Edward Luce20.07.18It was not hard to entice Henry Kissinger to meet for lunch. Though he is 95, and moves very slowly, the grand consigliere of American diplomacy is k…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2018

Community-franchise bank branches could be on the horizon for rur…

Commonspace, by Caitlin Logan 19.07.18‘Community Junction’ will seek to pilot 12 community hub-based bank branches within 18 monthsThe outlook for rural communities in the face of a s…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2018

Communication As Mutual Entrainment

Awakin Circles, by Ursula LeGuinEvery act of communication is an act of tremendous courage in which we give ourselves over to two parallel possibilities: the possibility of planting into another m…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th July 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 20.07.18

Dear members and friends,Gullane hill and golf links has always been a special place for me; last Saturday, on a gorgeous summer’s day, I visited the Scottish Open.  Getting up the hill is a bi…
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Bulletin Articles
19th July 2018

Sturgeon must now fight for a People’s Vote on the EU

The Herald, Iain Macwhirter18.07.18Here'sS a measure of Scotland’s influence in Westminster right now. While Theresa May shredded her own middle-way White Paper on Monday night, in order to …
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Bulletin Articles
19th July 2018

The Permanent Fund Dividend

Mark Zuckerberg2017Priscilla and I spent the weekend around Homer, Alaska as part of the Year of Travel challenge. It's beautiful here.One thing that stood out to us is how different Alask…
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Bulletin Articles
18th July 2018

Scotland After centuries of neglect, are Scotland’s islands now…

The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna 08.10.17On a tiny island beyond the northern fringe of Scotland’s coast, a lone piper salutes the end of a dozen generations. North Ronaldsay is the northernm…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2018

Why one city is giving its residents $500 a month — no strings …

Upworthy, by Parker Molloy 13.07.18Just six years ago, the city of Stockton, California, filed for bankruptcy. Now, it's giving money away to its residents. In October 2017, Stockton's elect…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th July 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 13.07.18

Dear members and friends,I can’t remember such a sustained period of joyful summer sunshine – most days I’m in the garden – sitting still, as much as doing.  The poppies have been and gon…