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September 2021

The UK Government‘s Green Savings Bond

By |2021-09-20T10:43:32+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Green Savings Bond. There are a whole host of ways that a government can take to encourage a shift to a greener economy. The Green Savings Bond, the latest idea from the Westminster Government, is not one of them.  Over the summer UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a plan to direct £15B of funding towards [...]

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SCOTONOMICS Ep Six. Food Sovereignty

By |2021-09-15T10:43:26+01:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

William Thomson and Kairin van Sweeden talk to Mike Small, Editor of Bella Caledonia and Author of "Scotland's Local Food Revolution" about Scotland's food security and food sovereignty. 00:12 Scotland has such huge food resources so why are we not food sovereign?00:58 Obstacles to food sovereignty in Scotland02:02 How do we improve matters -  and [...]

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August 2021

Commonweal policy podcast #97 – Thinking outwith the box

By |2021-08-22T12:33:56+01:00August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

In the week collectively known across Scotland as "GERSmas", when the estimated accounts of Scotland as an administrative region of the UK are published,  Dr Craig Dalzell urges us to think outwith the box.   This week, Craig talks to SNP Policy Development Convenor Chris Hanlon and Agnes MacAuley from SNP Greenock & Inverclyde about the [...]

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Scotonomics – GERS special

By |2021-08-20T21:13:31+01:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Continuing the theme of  measuring Scotlands economy, a special episode from the Scotonomics team with special guest political economist,  chartered accountant and academic Richard Murphy, taking questions from Kairin van Sweeden and the Independence Live audience.   Richard's previous explanation of why GERS is C.R.A.P is on his Youtube channel here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycq1dizIug8&t=2s

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SCOTONOMICS EP.5 Measuring the economy

By |2021-08-19T11:33:31+01:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

How should we measure the success of an economy? What do GDP and GNP tell us anyway? And more importantly what doesn't it tell us about the economy? In this episode, we will look at how we measure the economy in the UK as a whole and in Scotland. We will also take a side [...]

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Commonweal Policy podcast – IPCC special

By |2021-08-15T18:24:00+01:00August 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Very important discussion on the impact of the newly published IPCC report on the climate emergency hosted by Dr Craig Dalzell, head of Policy Development at Commonweal #climateEmergency #commonweal #IPCCreport

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Changing Minds: Dignity in dying

By |2021-08-14T12:13:25+01:00August 14th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

This week's Changing Minds discussion is on the sensitive, but very important topic of dignity in dying. The Indylive.radio team is grateful to SNP Commonweal group for sharing this discussion with us.

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The Daytime Show: Reclaim the Space

By |2021-08-10T19:13:31+01:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

We are grateful to the Women for Independence organisation for sharing this event with us, focused on the experience of women in politics and how we can better support each other to reclaim that space #WFI #indyliveradio #scottishpolitics

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