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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2018

The Guardian view on Birmingham prison: the root problem is auste…

The Guardian, by Editorial 20th August 2018 In the 18th century reformers condemned Birmingham prison as intolerable and offensive. After 250 years, too little has changed – and for many of the …
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2018

Aretha Franklin Was America’s Truest Voice

National Public Radio, by Ann Powers 16th August 2018 Aretha Franklin's voice is the voice of America. No other contemporary artist embodied the nation's brash optimism with as much flair, nor exe…
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21st August 2018

McLaren Leisure Turns 20

PRESS RELEASE:   On the 18 August 1998, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, conducted the official opening of McLaren Leisure.  On this day – and throughout the summer - the centre h…
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Senscot Bulletin
17th August 2018

Senscot Bulletin 17.08.18

Dear members and friends, Despite Sunday’s foul weather, I drive 35mins up the M9 to the Circa restaurant near Doune (beautifully sourced and served haddock and chips); on the way back, at the Ki…
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Bulletin Articles
14th August 2018

Woodward and Bernstein: Watergate echoes loud in Donald Trump era

By David Smith, The Guardian 12.08.18 Veteran journalists may have thought their biggest story was behind them, then Trump came along. ‘This is worse than Watergate,’ says Bernstein Carl Be…
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Bulletin Articles
14th August 2018

The lasting Legacy of community buyouts

Linsay Chalmers (Community Land Scotland) 14th Aug 2018 Linsay Chalmers says Community Land Week is something to be celebrated This week, Scotland will be celebrating its first ever Community L…
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Bulletin Articles
14th August 2018

The Invitation

By Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how …
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Bulletin Articles
14th August 2018

What the year 2050 has in store for humankind

Wired, by Yuval Noah Harari Sunday 12 August 2018 "As the pace of change increases, the very meaning of being human is likely to mutate and physical and cognitive structures will melt" Forget p…
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Bulletin Articles
8th August 2018

Universal basic income hasn’t made me rich. But my life is more…

The Guardian, by Tuomas Muraja 07.08.18 Trying out the scheme in Finland pushed me to find better work opportunities. It beats a complicated benefits system The Finnish basic income trial, of…
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Bulletin Articles
8th August 2018

Named: supermarkets selling salmon from ‘poor’ welfare firms

The Ferret, by Billy Briggs 06.08.18 Supermarkets are selling farmed salmon from companies accused of poor animal welfare, we can reveal, prompting claims that consumers are being misled into thin…
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Bulletin Articles
8th August 2018

Scottish salmon farming expansion must be stopped, say critics

The Ferret, by Richard Baynes 07.08.18 Expansion of Scotland’s salmon farming industry should be banned until welfare standards are improved, according to a new report from a leading Scottis…
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Bulletin Articles
8th August 2018

Poverty in modern Britain: despite the march of history, much rem…

The Conversation  06.08.18 Having studied the social, political and economic history of 20th-century Britain it’s clear that much has changed, for example technology, political reform, and so…