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Could a universal basic income make for a fairer Scotland?

Recently, a few of our Community Correspondents attended a screening of the Free Lunch Society: a film about the Universal Basic Income. The idea behind the film is that giving everyone a basic income, whether they are in employment or not, could lead to a fairer and more creative country. There was a mixed response from […]

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‘Free Lunch Society’ – Film Screening and Discussion

The Health and Social Care Academy is partnering Take One Action Film Festivals to host a screening of thought-provoking documentary Free Lunch Society. Could Universal Basic Income (UBI) help create a fairer and healthier Scotland? Imagine a situation where you and everyone you know who lives in Scotland received the same minimum payment from the […]

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Meaning Making Through Movie Watching

Community correspondent Marilena gives us an academic take on finding meaning through movies. We all know that human beings love storytelling. One of the culturally-valued ways to listen to a story is by viewing a movie. Although movies are often considered a way to relax, to escape reality, or to be entertained, they also can […]

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A Film That Is Important to Me – The Aristocats

Our project worker Peter spoke to community correspondent Maureen Gilmour about a film that is important to her. Part of our film theme. What film is of particular importance to you? “One of my favourite films is The Aristocats by Walt Disney. What’s it about? “The film is about a wealthy widower who decides to […]

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