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What does “better” mean to you?

Two years from today Scotland could be an independent country. Recent polling has shown the Yes campaign to be tantalisingly close to victory, with only single figure swing required to … Read more

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SYG Annual General Meeting


Annual General Meeting, March 1 It’s nearly time for our AGM, where we’ll be electing this year’s SYG Council as well as updating members on recent actions and discussing plans … Read more

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Westminster puts its crosshairs over the old and makes independence even more attractive

Since the beginning of the financial crisis, government policies have hammered young people. With the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs) through the roof, the … Read more

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Don’t let supermarkets become the new face of Fair Trade

The One World Shop in Glasgow is one of the independent Fair Trade retailers currently under threat.

May 11th is World Fair Trade Day: an international celebration of trade justice, and an opportunity to look back on the remarkable progress made by Fair Trade producers, campaigners and … Read more

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Melting glaciers are just the tip of the iceberg

In the week that fellow Young Green Camilla Born headed off to Germany to lobby at the UN climate intersessionals in Bonn, I headed north to Iceland to take part … Read more

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