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@josiahlockhart Hi Josiah, the link is not working - can you share again pls.

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2019

Resource-Based Economy And The Collaborative Commons

Listverse, by David Tormsen28.06.15 (Excerpt) The hollowing-out of the middle class as wealth becomes more unequal is dangerous for a capitalist economy, which relies on middle-class consumption…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2019

Doris Lessing: how the Nobel Prize winning storyteller kept me re…

Vancouver Observer, by Alfred DePew19.11.13 I was a young writer, and Doris Lessing gave me hope. Four days before her death, I bought a copy of her novella, Adore, which included her addre…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2019

10 Potential Alternatives To The Conventional Capitalist System

Listverse, by David Tormsen28.06.15 Some believe our current system of economic organization is starting to fail us, but other than the horrors of Communist collectivism, what alternatives do we re…
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27th February 2019

Wind turbines to generate £15.6m of community benefit

6.9-megawatt scheme funded by Triodos Bank and the  Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) After eleven years of planning and development, plus construction over the past year, Fyne Energy’…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2019

BBC Scotland’s new channel finally takes off: but is it wor

Scottish Review, by Gerry Hassan27.02.19 BBC Scotland's new channel launched on Sunday at 7pm. There was a small amount of expectation, a countdown, and even nervousness. Sitting, waiting for it …
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2019

‘Austerity, That’s What I Know’: The Making of a Young U.K.…

The New York Times, by Ellen Barry24.02.19 Brighton, England — Alex McIntyre was raised on budget cuts. The youth center where he went after school was shuttered when he was 10. When he was 11…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd February 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 22.02.19

I spend too much time reviewing my past (an age thing); e.g. why did I allow so few people close enough to share my life. We now understand better, that our individual capacity to ‘attach’ is ‘g…
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Bulletin Articles
20th February 2019

Jeremy Corbyn is wrong on the EU

Social Europe, by Charles Enoch13.02.19 The UK Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is wrong to believe the EU environment inimical to a radical government. He should support a second ‘Brexit’ referen…
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Bulletin Articles
20th February 2019

Commons report on “fake news” says failing electoral laws are…

Open Democracy UK, by James Cusik18.02.19 Britain’s electoral law is “not fit for purpose” with regulations governing elections “hopelessly out of date for the internet age”, accordin…
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Bulletin Articles
20th February 2019

Facebook is out of control and politicians have no idea what to d…

The Guardian, by Simon Jenkins18.02.19 Death threats, bullying, mental torture, privacy invasion, election rigging, fake news, monopoly abuse: as was said of a medieval pope, this is merely to supp…
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19th February 2019

Social enterprises invited to share co-working space in Glasgow

If you’ve ever had the pleasure to visit Govan’s Orkney Street Enterprise Centre, you’ll be aware it’s a place with a certain ‘wow’ factor. The Edwardian prison has seen its fair share…
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18th February 2019

Michelin-starred support for Scotland’s oldest community he…

Two of Scotland's top chefs have added their support to the campaign to save the Pilton Community Health Project (PCHP). Martin Wishart and Tom Kitchin helped launch a crowdfunding campaign that ai…