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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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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James Cusik18.02.19 Britain’s electoral law is “not fit for purpose” with regulations governing elections “hopelessly out of date for the internet age”, accordin…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…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th February 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 15.02.19

It surprises me how affected I am by the death of Albert Finney last week – still exploring why. When, in 1960, I saw ‘Saturday Night and Sunday Morning’ – I was 20, he was 24; his commanding …
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Bulletin Articles
14th February 2019

If we believe journalism is important how are we going to pay for…

Medium, by Social Spider CIC13.02.19 The report of the Cairncross Review into the future of the UK news industry was published this week. The report is the output from an independent review se…
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14th February 2019

Community Enterprise launches Social Enterprise Ecosystem

The social enterprise sector in Scotland is a rich and varied landscape, so it's often hard to know where to look to find the appropriate support, or even who does what. That's why Community Enterp…
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13th February 2019

Social enterprise in Tayside celebrated at awards ceremony

The winners of the inaugural Tayside and Fife social Enterprise Partnership were announced on Monday night at a ceremony held in DC Thomson’s Dundee Headquarters. The awards celebrated the activ…
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Bulletin Articles
13th February 2019

Green New Deal : Can this plan pushed by some Democrats really wo…

BBC News, by Matt McGrath12.02.19 Despite being labelled as a "socialist manifesto", the Green New Deal (GND) on climate change and jobs has sparked a lively debate in US politics. So what's in the…
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Bulletin Articles
12th February 2019

Finland basic income trial left people ‘happier but jobless

BBC News, by Ashitha Nagesh08.02.19 Giving jobless people in Finland a basic income for two years did not lead them to find work, researchers said. From January 2017 until December 2018, 2,000 u…