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How much better will your pension be in an independent Scotland?

Join Craig Dalzell from @common_weal this Thursday to find out.

All welcome.

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want to hear how a basic income really does help people? Live link now streaming

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We're pleased to announce fuull panel list for our
"UBI: Ask the candidates" hustings style event on April 7th.

his event being hosted by the newly formed Glasgow UBI Conversation group formed from our recent UBI event,

Patrick Harvie Scottish Green Party
Pauline McNeill Scottish labour
Roza Salih SNP
Ade Aibinu Scottish Conservatives
Carole Ford Scottish Liberal Democrats
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Our next UBI project group meet-up is Wed 10th at 7pm. New People Always welcome.

We'll be looking at an upcoming UBI pledge aimed all Holyrood Elections
We'll be taking personal and collective actions to promote UBI
We'll be talking about the UBI World Congress in Glasgow in August (online)
Join our meet-up here. **New members welcome**...

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CWY would like to share what steps we have taken since our last statement. As a form of accountability and transparency we want to provide a quick snapshot of what we have been up to lately.


In the past two weeks we have:

Started meeting with local groups to build common ground on what CW should be moving forward on.

We’ve been engaging with the process the board is planning to undergo...

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Just a wee reminder of our new UBI group meeting this Wednesday. (17th at 7pm)

This will be an informal chat and plan of action for what we do next. So if you are interested in a basic income for all, come along. or spread the word in your networks
All Welcome!
We'll form a group where we can discuss how to take UBI forward in Scotland. We also will be looking at:

What a good life will look...

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Democracy and the City – a future vision hosted by Common Weal.

Wednesday 24th February 2011, 4.00pm-5.30pm.

Dr Craig Dalzell will present on alternative local democracies, followed by questions and a discussion; followed by a short introduction to the Radical Municipalism course. Join Zoom meeting:
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Meeting ID: 870 8822 2906

This meeting is part of...

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We Make Glasgow Too!

Glasgow Common Weal and Ubuntu Women's Shelter are staging a Zoom session entitled “We make Glasgow too” on Housing Justice and Migrant Rights.

Thursday 25th February 2021 from 2pm as part of the SANE week of events "A People's Plan for Glasgow".

Bob Gillespie of Glasgow Common Weal and Dania Thomas, Chair of Ubuntu, will lead the session: presentations followed by...

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We're having our first UBi project meet up on Wed 17th February. More info to follow.

Meanwhile here's the recording of our very successful event from last week
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commonweal.scot/...re-service

This paper lays out the principles that should be met in any attempt to reform Scottish social care and makes the case for a fully nationalised Care Service similar in scope to our National Health Service.

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We're amazed by how much good activism work is going on in Glasgow. Well done Living Rent Glasgow and the people involved. Let us know how we can help.
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With mainland Scotland back in a national lockdown, we need to refocus on the economic consequences and how we best protect our communities and businesses, and the public health of our country.

We need a Resilient Scotland.

Read part one of our plan here: commonweal.scot/...d-part-one

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New Consultation Response

Common Weal is calling for a National Care Service.

In our submission to the Feeley Review, we lay out the principles that the review should consider and announce our plan to publish a comprehensive blueprint for an NCS next year.

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We've been having a lot of chat about citizen's income or Universal Basic Income in our group.
Here's a recent article by John Rogers, one of our regulars.

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Glasgow based activist John Rogers says Universal Basic Income is the alternative to the damaging Universal Credit system that we need. If we are going to plan changes to how we live together, we need to come up...

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We’re excited to announce our Common Weal online shop is now
OPEN. 🎉🎄🎁 ❄️

Just in time for some online Christmas shopping. Support us over the holidays by buying someone in your life a unique gift or voucher: allofusfirst.bigcartel.com/

We will be open until Dec 14th – so make sure you get your orders in.

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We cannot allow food poverty to continue to rise, and for children to bear the brunt of it.

Scotland has massive potential to change how we produce and consume food, to tackle food insecurity and health issues, and create new quality jobs.

Scotland's food system must be sustainable and regenerative, and we must implement a Legal Right to Food for all to tackle food insecurity.

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