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Scotland Your Scotland
Bella Caledonia, by Andrew O Hagan
Date: 2017-08-17

“The Union hasn’t been saved, it’s over” argues Andrew O’Hagan in his Scotland Your Scotland keynote lecture to the Edinburgh Book Festival. 

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When the President Is Un-American
The New York Times, by Paul Krugman
Date: 2017-08-16

Remember back in 2008, when Sarah Palin used to talk about the “real America”? She meant rural and small-town residents — white residents, it went without saying — who supposedly embodied the nation’s true essence.

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Scottish government urged to review drugs policy as drug-related fatalities double in a decade
The Independent, by Emma Goddard
Date: 2017-08-16

Narcotics-related deaths rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 to reach record levels for the third year in a row

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The Sutherland Clearances: Scotland's tragedy brought brilliantly to life
The Herald, by James Hunter
Date: 2017-08-16

A 10ft bronze statue, depicting a family of four leaving their Highland home stands in the Sutherland village of Helmsdale; its twin in the Canadian city of Winnipeg.

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Reversing the Clearances bit by bit
BBC News, by Jackie O'Brien
Date: 2017-08-16

A new phase of Highland history is unfolding in Sutherland as land still owned by the family of the man blamed for the Highland Clearances is to be sold to descendants of those he evicted.

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The collapse of the local press: a disaster facing local democracy
David Hencke
Date: 2017-08-16

The Grenfell fire was a catalyst which highlighted the disastrous state of the local press which is now so damaging to local democracy.

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The Big Interview: Edel Harris, chief of Cornerstone
The Scotsman, by Emma Newlands
Date: 2017-08-16

When she was named EY Scotland Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 overall winner at a glittering awards ceremony at Gleneagles earlier this summer, it came as a real shock to Edel Harris. “I was in the company of some amazing businessmen and women so I wasn’t expecting my name to be called out,” she says.

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Social Co-operatives in Scotland
Senscot
Date: 2017-08-15

Story about social care co-operatives in Scotland from Senscot's bulletin on the 11th August 2017.

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Urban Lyric
Elaine Feinstein
Date: 2017-08-15

Poem by Elaine Feinstein, featured in Senscot bulletin 891.

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About Elaine Fenstein

Date: 2017-08-15
Elaine Feinstein (b.1930) is from Bootle, Lancashire and was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. She has worked as an editor, a university lecturer and a journalist. From 1976 she has lived on her writing.
 
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