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19th June 2019

Britain’s Next Prime Minister Has Probably Already Lost Scotlan

Bloomberg, by Alan Crawford & Rodney Jefferson 18.06.19 When it opened in 1998, the National Museum of Scotland captured the mood at large in the U.K. Those were the heady early days of the …
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Bulletin Articles
19th June 2019

Labour has only one realistic option on Brexit – back remain

The Guardian, by Paul Mason 18.06.19 With the Conservatives ready to seal an electoral pact with Nigel Farage, British politics has become a battle of cultures and beliefs. At the same time, as …
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Bulletin Articles
19th June 2019

Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America&…

The Guardian,  by Erin McCormick, Bennett Murray , Carmela Fonbuena , Leonie Kijewski, Gökçe Saraçoğlu , Jamie Fullerton, Alastair Gee and Charlotte Simmonds 17.06.19 According to promotion…
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Bulletin Articles
18th June 2019

Preston model: Bringing democracy to local economy

BBC News by video journalist: Nick Raikes 07.06.19 The city of Preston has introduced new ways of making itself more prosperous. Council leader Matthew Brown, says the "Preston model" aims to…
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Bulletin Articles
18th June 2019

Ken Livingstone: ‘Labour have got to campaign to remain’

The Guardian, by Rachel Cooke 16.06.19 For the first time in his life, Ken Livingstone didn’t vote Labour at the European elections last month. But don’t panic: he didn’t vote Liberal Demo…
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18th June 2019

Pope warns oil bosses of climate threat

BBC News, by Roger Harrabin 14.06.19 The Pope has told oil company bosses that climate change threatens the future of the "human family". The oil executives had been invited to the Vatican in…
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Bulletin Articles
18th June 2019

Celebrating the Solstice: Midsummer in the Nordics

Nordic Visitor  Each year around the 21st of June (give or take a day), the summer solstice is marked throughout the northern hemisphere. Scientifically, that means that Earth's northern pole i…
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Bulletin Articles
18th June 2019

Can Power Be Anything But Zero-Sum?

Forbes, by Jeff Raikes 17.06.19 Must wealthy people like me lose for society to win? Even if you haven’t read his recent book, many of you are likely familiar with Anand Giridharadas. The a…
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Bulletin Articles
18th June 2019

Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycl…

The Guardian, by Ammar Kalia 18.06.19 People talk about Eskilstuna as the place where nothing new is invented,” says the shopping mall manager Anna Bergström. An hour’s train ride from Stoc…
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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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12th June 2019

Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – June 2019

I was very sad to hear last week of the death of Roger Goodyear.  Roger and the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival have been Tourism and Cultural SEN members for many years and, a strong supporter of…