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Why the anti-distributionists are wrong
David Floyd
Date: 31st Mar 2010
I don¡¯t know much about the social enterprise scene in Scotland but, if this is anything to go by, the membership of Senscot seem slightly lacking in the gritty pragmatism that you generally need to run a successful social enterprise. ...more

Building a Scottish Civil Society Platform
Stephen Maxwell
Date: 12th Mar 2010
The Civil Society conference on February 18th was, unsurprisingly,  inconclusive on the next steps.  One response seemed to focus on how civil society was organised and another on what the content of a civil society platform might be. ...more

The Life-Cycle of Emergence
Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze
Date: 11th Mar 2010
In spite of current ads and slogans, the world doesn't change one person at a time.  It changes as networks of relationships form among people who discover they share a common cause and vision of what's possible. ...more

Westray, Powerful community

Date: 4th Mar 2010
“To a man, everybody’s very excited about this turbine,” said Graham Maben, our driver and tour guide, whose other jobs include baker, café owner, church caretaker and fireman for the island’s airstrip....more

Wendell Berry

Date: 3rd Mar 2010
America's most eloquent and prolific defender of traditional rural life and small-scale farming. -- Helena Norberg-Hodge ...more

Can civil society rise to the challenge?
Stephen Maxwell, TFN
Date: 3rd Mar 2010
Can civil society rise to the challenge of combining them in a common platform capable of putting a persuasive vision of a sustainable future at the heart of public debate?...more
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