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‘Democracy Matters’ – the Scottish Government needs your views on how decisions should be made in your community

The Scottish Government are currently taking forward a ‘local governance review’. This means they are looking into how decisions are made in our local communities (e.g. about how money is spent and the way services are provided). They want to find out if there are ways these decision- making processes could be improved. As part […]

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Connections – do boundaries help us or hold us back?

In light of current national and global issues, Marie looks at the impact of borders on our daily lives. In recent weeks and months, the news has been dominated by issues around boundaries being drawn and redrawn – Brexit negotiations; the horrific reports of Mexican children being removed from their families at the US border; […]

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Warning: politics can be bad for your mental health. How @jennifermjones survives and thrives

A post from Mind Waves steering group member @jennifermjones Let’s start with a political writing cliche. The Westminster elections, they are hard to ignore – especially so soon after the passion and energy of the Scottish Independence referendum. I’ve read so much about about both, from and about grassroots politics, across commentators and the participants […]

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