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Kaitlin Dryburgh – 11th August 2022 The past week I embarked on the challenge of selling our old TV, not exactly a ground breaking venture … Make Repair and Reuse a Reality read more...The post Make Repair and Reuse a Reality appeared first on Common Weal.
Nicola Biggerstaff – 11th August 2022 This week our young people faced what could potentially be the most nerve-wracking day of their lives: results day. … Exams are failing our Students read more...The post Exams are failing our Students appeared first on Common Weal.
Bill Johnston – 11 August 2022 Introduction In our book “All Of Our Futures” (2021) Craig Dalzell and I set out the elements of a … Life as We Age – the MOT Model read more...The post Life as We Age – the MOT Model appeared first on Common Weal.
Craig Dalzell – 11th August 2022 A few weeks ago I commented on the heat wave hitting us and how we might have to think … Final FLights read more...The post Final FLights appeared first on Common Weal.
Robin McAlpine – 11th August 2022 It is hard not to feel something approaching utter fury at the world which has been created around us. … Fury or Hope? read more...The post Fury or Hope? appeared first on Common Weal.
Episode 137 of the Common Weal Policy PodcastYou can download the episode directly here. This week, Craig talks to Prof. Richard Murphy, accountant and tax expert, about the multiple economic crises crashing into the UK at the moment. They discuss the impact of the release from Covid lockdowns, the inflation spike this caused and which was then exacerbated first by the war in Ukraine and then by...
Statement from Common Weal about the launch of the Enough is Enough! campaign that has gathered more than 100,000 signatures in less than 24 hours. … Enough is Enough! read more...The post Enough is Enough! appeared first on Common Weal.
Episode 136 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast - Extended Edition You can download the episode directly here.This is an extended edition of Episode #136 and includes around 12 minutes of extra content.This week, Craig talks to James Foley and Ben Wray who, along with the late Neil Davidson, have written a book looking at the "two souls" of the independence movement. On one hand, the pluralistic...
Episode 136 of the Common Weal Policy PodcastYou can download the episode directly here.This week, Craig talks to James Foley and Ben Wray who, along with the late Neil Davidson, have written a book looking at the "two souls" of the independence movement. On one hand, the pluralistic and largely left-wing grassroots "Indy Movement" and on the other, the more top-down, centralised and centrist or...
Robin McAlpine – 4th August 2022 Are you excited? Optimistic? Looking forward to the future? Are you seeing, hearing and reading things that make you … Your Future Scotland read more...The post Your Future Scotland appeared first on Common Weal.
Nicola Biggerstaff – 4th August 2022 Common Weal had the pleasure of standing alongside fellow independence supporters at the All Under One Banner rally at … What About Putin? The case for a Nuclear-Free Scotland read more...The post What About Putin? The case for a Nuclear-Free Scotland appeared first on Common Weal.
Craig Dalzell – 4th August 2022 Last year, Bill Johnston and I published our book All of Our Futures – an exploration of ageism in Scotland, how … Protecting Pensioners read more...The post Protecting Pensioners appeared first on Common Weal.
Kaitlin Dryburgh – 4th August 2022 Whether you like football or not, or perhaps you weren’t even supporting England, it was hard to ignore the … Scottish Sportswomen Deserve More! read more...The post Scottish Sportswomen Deserve More! appeared first on Common Weal.
Episode 135 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast You can download the episode directly here.This week, Craig talks to Cat Train and Gail Squires from Incredible Edible Neilston, a community growing group who grow food on unused land in their community and give away the produce for free to anyone who needs it. They talk about how they got started guerrilla gardening a piece of council land, how the...
Nicola Biggerstaff – 28th July 2022 Last week, I wrote about my experience at Doune the Rabbit Hole with Common Weal, and the positive experiences I took … Doune Lives On? read more...The post Doune Lives On? appeared first on Common Weal.
Kaitlin Dryburgh – 28th July 2022 This Monday marked the second World Drowning Prevention Day for the United Nations, and even though it is very … Water Safety Sham read more...The post Water Safety Sham appeared first on Common Weal.
Craig Dalzell – 28th July 2022 Last week, I took part in the Scottish Government’s virtual public meeting on their Land Reform for a Net Zero … Our Land – Your Voice read more...The post Our Land – Your Voice appeared first on Common Weal.
Robin McAlpine – 28th July 2022 And so we reach the final week of our summer campaign to promote the Common Home Plan, still the … OCH: Final – it’s about US read more...The post OCH: Final – it’s about US appeared first on Common Weal.
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