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Episode 31: Grassroots Activism (Part 2)

With Our Activist Roundtable – Marcus Carslaw, Danielle Nicolson and Alan Dalziel. When we think of politics we probably think of the grand halls of Westminster Palace or the postmodern structure of the Scottish Parliament. With that, we also likely think of key political figures in the main parties. The First Minister, the Prime Minister,…

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Episode 30: A Wellbeing Economy

With Ariane Burgess MSP. Wellbeing is something we’re all a lot more in tune with today. And there is a growing number of people who support the idea of a wellbeing economy – one that promotes looking after individuals and the environment. To discuss the (not so new) idea, Ariane Burgess, Green MSP for the…

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Episode 29: Scotland’s Trade

With Stewart Hosie MP Trade is the beating heart of any economy. In its simplest form, it allows goods or services to be transferred between one party to another, in return for other goods/services, or, more commonly, money. So where has the UK lost its way with regards to trade? What’s changed in recent years…

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Episode 28: Grassroots Activism (Part 1)

With Our Activist Roundtable – Marcus Carslaw, Danielle Nicolson and Alan Dalziel Grassroots activism has an extremely important part to play in politics. When we think of politics we probably think of the grand halls of Westminster Palace or the postmodern structure of the Scottish Parliament. With that, we also likely think of key political…

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Episode 27: Just Transition

With Stephen Flynn MP The Just Transition. Everyone will have heard the phrase, and many will have at least a vague idea of the meaning behind it. But, looking in-depth and in specific terms, what do politicians mean when they talk about it? Stephen Flynn MP is the SNP’s Energy spokesperson at Westminster and so…

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Episode 26: Scotland’s Land

With Rob Gibson. Scotland’s land is one of our greatest assets in so many ways, but decades and even centuries of mismanagement have held Scotland back. Rob Gibson was an MSP in the Highlands for 13 years and served as convener of the Rural Affairs, Climate Change, and Environment committee. A well-respected author, Rob has…

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