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Bulletin Articles
1st April 2020

Science Isn’t A Clear-Cut Pandemic Guide

Bloomberg, By Therese Raphael 31st March 2020 It helps to understand what goes into Imperial and Oxford’s predictive coronavirus models, and what they can and can’t do. With every new poli…
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Bulletin Articles
1st April 2020

Tackle climate crisis and poverty with zeal of Covid-19 fight, sc…

The Guardian, by Fiona Harvey 28th March 2020 Actions taken to suppress coronavirus reveal what measures are possible in an emergency, say experts Government responses to climate brea…
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Bulletin Articles
1st April 2020

How the west was won and where it got us.

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Bulletin Articles
1st April 2020

‘Inheritance for all’

International Politics and Society 31st March 2020 Economist Thomas Piketty on recipes against inequality, the success of the right and a lavish one-off payment for everyone One of the main argumen…
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Bulletin Articles
1st April 2020

On ‘The Plague’

Tony Judt 29 November 2001 Penguin Books has just published a new translation by Robin Buss of La Peste, by Albert Camus, and the text that follows is my introduction, written some months ago. Many …
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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2020

This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

The Herald, by Kevin McKenna 28th March 2020 A PROTOCOL emerges during times of national peril which obliges us all to abstain from political tribalism. By subscribing to this code…
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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2020

Boris Johnson Is Not Cut Out for This Crisis

The New York Times, by Jenni Russell 26th March 2020 Update: On March 27, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced in a video posted on Twitter that he had tested positive for coronavirus. He wi…
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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2020

Announcement from the FSEN Board

We can confirm that following on from my announcement at the last meeting that the FSEN will continue after 1st April 2020. However, I must announce that the additional 1-2-1 support previously bei…
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Uncategorised
31st March 2020

Accordion test

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Senscot Bulletin
27th March 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 27.03.20

“Humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”  Blaise Pascal wrote these, oft quoted, words in the mid 1600’s; he said that we fear the silence of existence, w…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2020

Aberdeen charity steps up to deliver food packages to at-risk peo…

The Press and Journal, by Adele Merson 24th March 2020 An Aberdeen food bank will take the reins in delivering food parcels to those individuals at high risk during the coronavirus outbreak. It…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2020

Virtual daytime disco set up for 50+ Glaswegians stuck at home du…

Glasgow Live, By Craig Williams 17th March 2020 Get limbering up folks, next week's event is open to adults of all ages to join in! A volunteer-ran social enterprise group for 50+ Glaswegians ha…