Social Justice & Poverty

Shamima Begum is a brainwashed child - and should be allowed to return

Robina Qureshi says Shamima Begum should be sent back to where she came from - the UK

19th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Taking part in employability programme changed my life

Yiorgis Perris reveals how learning the skills required for employment helped him to flourish in the workplace

15th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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We are the vulnerable sector

Rhona Cunningham says community organisations’ very existences are at risk without reform

14th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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I was a butcher, but saw more knives on the streets

John Young speaks to regular TFN blogger Dan Mushens about how life in Glasgow has changed

12th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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What does the future hold for civil society?

What does the future hold for civil society?

12th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Scotland on the basic income frontline

Gail Irvine on Scotland's strides towards a basic income

11th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Liam Neeson affair highlights the racism in our society

Robina Qureshi says Liam Neeson's remarks have lifted the lid on the sewer of racism in the UK

8th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The future of public health: bicycle or frog?

Claire Stevens: Scotland’s third sector has a growing role to play in public health

7th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities need support from local authorities, not just praise

John Downie responds to the news that Fife Gingerbread faces an uncertain future amidst funding cuts

1st February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Could it be Universal Credit rather than Brexit that finishes off the Tories?

Graham Martin argues that the Brexit obsessed Tories could be blind-sighted by Universal Credit

7th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Storm warning: trade unions and the third sector

Graham Martin argues that third sector bosses have a duty to get industrial relations right

4th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Does the third sector hold the key to unlocking empty homes?

Shaheena Din examines the work that is going on to bring empty homes in Scotland back into use

20th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Engaging effectively at Holyrood

Robert McGeachy gives top tips to third sector organisations on how to engage with politicians

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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To personalise employment services we need to know how it benefits people

Satwat Rehman responds to the first Fair Start Scotland statistics, and highlights the need for single parent participation to be tracked

7th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why working parents are struggling to repel the rising tide of poverty

Paul Brook tells the stories behind the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2018 report

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Scottish Gender Recognition Act – a positive step towards change

Chiara Capraro of Amnesty International analyses the results of a consultation on the Scottish Government's proposed gender legislation

3rd December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is there a bright future ahead for Scottish girls?

Hannah Brisbane on what needs to happen now to improve lives for girls and young women in 2019 and beyond

3rd December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Connecting policy, people and the sector

Derek Mitchell tells the story of how the Bank of England's chief economist came to visit a Citizens Advice Bureau in West Lothian

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Premium World Aids Day: Scotland hasn’t won the battle against HIV

Nathan Sparling says with misunderstanding and misinformation still rife, Scotland hasn’t won the battle against HIV yet

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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