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Bulletin Articles
31st October 2019

Twitter’s canny political ad ban costs it little – and pi…

The Guardian, by Alex Hern31st October 2019 Jack Dorsey has cut off a tiny revenue stream while focusing attention on rival’s inaction. Twitter’s announcement that it will ban all political…
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Bulletin Articles
31st October 2019

Five factors that could decide the general election

The Guardian, by Heather Stewart30th October 2019 Key questions that need to be answered in the run-up to voting on 12 December. With Brexit still unresolved, and smaller parties hoping to break…
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Bulletin Articles
31st October 2019

Social enterprise – creating social or environmental benefit is…

The Scotsman31st October 2019 The most up-to-date picture of social enterprises in Scotland was unveiled last month by Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government. The S…
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Bulletin Articles
30th October 2019

Opinion: This is as close to a single-issue election as possible

Irish Times, by Finn McRedmond 29.10.19 eneral elections are not won or lost on single issues. Tony Blair didn’t deliver a landslide in 1997 because of his pledge to deliver a national minimum…
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Sport SEN news
30th October 2019

Perth’s circus acrobats present Reminisce

Perth's circus school and performing arts company is excited to open the doors on their fourth theatre production, Adventure Circus Presents: Reminisce.  Reminisce is a trip down memory lane whic…
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Bulletin Articles
30th October 2019

Shaping the future of social investment? We need to listen – an…

Pioneers Post, by Nick Temple 30.10.90 Earlier this month, Richard Litchfield sparked a heated debate about the cost of social investment and the role of the UK's Big Society Capital. Here, Soc…
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Bulletin Articles
30th October 2019

Dissent Erupts at Facebook Over Hands-Off Stance on Political Ads

The New York Times, by Mike Isaac28th October 2019 In an open letter, the social network’s employees said letting politicians post false claims in ads was “a threat” to the company. San …
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Bulletin Articles
30th October 2019

Nicola Sturgeon’s appearance at pro-independence rally shows st…

The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch28th October 2019 The First Minister should look beyond the SNP for a new source of inspiration, says Lesley Riddoch. Nicola Sturgeon addresses her first major, pr…
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Bulletin Articles
30th October 2019

The long Brexit ordeal will finish off the break-up of Britain

The Guardian, by Neal Ascherson27th October 2019 The referendum didn’t so much create new divisions as rediscover old ones – but three years of wrangling have broken the bonds of union Thi…
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Bulletin Articles
29th October 2019

The Manchester revolution

Social Europe, by Paul Mason23rd October 2019 Imagine this: a child is born in a city where 40 per cent of the workforce make things with machines and manual labour. The dominant social relationsh…
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Senscot Bulletin
25th October 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 25.10.19

Dear members and friends, Last week, an Extinction Rebellion activist climbed on top of a London tube train; someone posted film of him being dragged down and violently assaulted by angry commuters: …
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Bulletin Articles
24th October 2019

Emerging Themes

SFS, SCA & SenscotOctober 2019 Mapping what has happened to date: communication on progress – what has worked; what has not worked; Actions as yet not progressed.Greater transparency on what …