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At Common Weal Fife, we strive to be part of the solution for a Better Scotland.
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How do you write about what is happening in England? Sections of the country seems regularly in the grip of dark forces of racism it can barely understand or face. Yet to report or discuss this is …

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📚 New Book! 📚

Authors Bill Johnston and our own Head of Policy, Dr Craig Dalzell challenge negative approaches ageing and old age by exposing the baleful influence of neoliberalism and ageism on policy and public perceptions in 'All of Our Futures: Scotland’s ageing population and what to do about it in 2021-2045'.

Get your copy for Christmas: ow.ly/2IaM50H3v3u

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A fair few of my indy pals are raging that naebdy in the SNP seem to be forcing the issue of independence. I get the frustration. The most recent polling

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This week’s The Common Weal - a vision for a better Scotland Newsletter!

🛢️ Cambo or Post-Oil Economy
🇩🇪 The Fragile Paradise
📩 Regulating Social Care - Help Please!
🎅 Christmas Stock now in!

If you haven’t already signed up, then don’t miss out: commonweal.scot/...ling-list/

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New Policy Podcast!

This week, Craig talks to Tim Rideout about his recent successful motion at the SNP conference calling for the party to begin preparations to launch a Scottish Central Bank and independent Scottish currency.

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TOMORROW NIGHT

Join our Head of Polcy & Research, Dr Craig Dalzeel & YES Southside to talk about our Common Home Plan: A Green New Deal for Scotland.

Join from 7️⃣ pm, tickets here: ow.ly/ZcrX50H0nhb

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New Policy Podcast!

This week, Craig talks to Tim Rideout about his recent successful motion at the SNP conference calling for the party to begin preparations to launch a Scottish Central Bank and independent Scottish currency.

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🎁 Our Christmas Shop is now… Open! 🎁

We've got a fantastic selection of sustainable produced items this year, from dog bandanas, to whisky drams, to brand new t-shirts!

Head to commonweal.scot/shop/ for more!

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A gentle return from my holiday last week:-
I'm giving the keynote speech at the Scottish Community Development Network's National Conference this morning.

I'll be comparing Scotland's local democratic structures to that of our European neighbours and will be asking what Scotland could look like if we built something that they would call "normal"

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The papers have been full of stories about the ‘Tories at War’ and our timelines have been filled with #ToryShambles hashtags as the Conservatives dysfunctionality swirls together with …

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Why have Scottish titled publications fallen far further in circulation than counterparts in the UK and Europe in the 21st century? The decline of the Scottish print media has been chartered over y…

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British politics is bewildering, and slightly terrifying. Here we are ruled by a government we didn’t elect that includes individuals such as the Home Secretary Priti Patel who has presided o…

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Scotland’s island communities are poorly served and the tendering and shipbuilding process has been a shambles. Could democratising the whole system improve the process of planning transport …

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5️⃣ things Scotland can do now!

💭 Release the creativity of Scottish people
🥇 Release a new generation of leaders
⛰️ Release Scotland’s land innovation
🔋 Release our energy
🗣️ Set the independence movement free

More at: commonweal.scot/...an-do-now/

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