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Senscot Bulletin
14th June 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 14.06.19

We humans have two brains, which co-exist uneasily – often in tension. From the seven million years we spent as animals, we have an ‘old brain’; the hypothalamus houses neurological systems tota…
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Bulletin Articles
14th June 2019

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push b…

The Washington Post, by John Hudson  08.06.19 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weighed in on British politics during a closed-door meeting with Jewish leaders, saying he would not wait for Labour…
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Bulletin Articles
12th June 2019

Data Trends in start-up Social Entrepreneurship

Medium, by Josiah Lockhart 12.06.19 Three months ago Firstport launched its new strategy Increasing Social Impact Through Entrepreneurship and, although internally we have been talking about it …
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Cultural SEN News
12th June 2019

Findhorn Bay Arts – In The Mix

  196 young people from across Moray have benefited from creative learning activities through the work of a local arts organisation. Forres based Findhorn Bay Arts’ three-year funded Cash…
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Bulletin Articles
12th June 2019

Analysis: Pompeo has threatened to undermine UK democracy if Corb…

CommonSpace, by Ben Wray 10.06.19 There has been radio silence from the BBC and the UK Government on Pompeo’s leaked threats to undermine UK democracy – but it’s as serious as it can get …
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Bulletin Articles
11th June 2019

Former Labour MEP to chair new Citizens’ Assembly

The National, by Kathleen Nutt 10.06.19 The former Labour MEP David Martin is to lead the new Citizens’ Assembly, the body being set up to examine the way forward for constitutional change, ac…
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Bulletin Articles
11th June 2019

Is there any sign of life in the wreckage that is Scottish Labour…

The National, by Gerry Hassan 02.06.19 SCOTTISH Labour once carried all before it. It was admired by some, feared by others. It couldn’t be ignored, was taken seriously and mattered. Today the…
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Bulletin Articles
11th June 2019

Scotland’s Left is poorly served; that can’t last for

CommonSpace, by Robin McAlpine 06.06.19 Common Weal Director Robin McAlpine argues that parties on the left of Scottish politics are less than the sum of their parts – fixated on their opponen…
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Senscot Bulletin
7th June 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 07.06.19

Alongside normal capitalism, we are seeing a steady rise of ‘collaborative’ production: goods, services and organisations appear – not in response to market forces – but to collective interest…
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Senscot News
6th June 2019

Senscot Blog: Putting the benefits of SEN membership into numbers

This blog is based on Assist Social Capital’s Unlocking Potential Impact Evaluation Pilot, which studied the impact being made by four Social Enterprise Networks in Scotland. You can read the full r…
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Bulletin Articles
6th June 2019

To tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this wo…

BeliefNet, by Greg Kandra It remains, to my thinking, one of the great speeches of the last century. And it deserves attention again today. It’s Robert F. Kennedy’s improvised remarks in Ind…
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Bulletin Articles
6th June 2019

North Face apologises over Wikipedia ‘hack’

BBC News 31.05.19 Clothing firm North Face has apologised for manipulating Wikipedia to make images of its products more prominent in Google results. Its ad agency put images of models wearing No…