Living Rent are campaigning against the development of the old Tynecastle School in Gorgie/Dalry into purpose built student accommodation, as they argue affordable and social housing are much needed in the area.
Capitalism, our system, is ageing, inept, bilious and barely able to rise from its sickbed. Economic news does not determine the constitution, but it does ask questions about what type of independence might be possible or desirable.
Source Direct: System Shock
Live in Edinburgh? Your city needs you. For the good of Scotland’s capital, you must “act like a tourist”. You see, the tourist industry doesn’t have any tourists to sell their stuff to, so residents need to take their place. Out of the goodness of your hearts, the people of Edinburgh need to rush back […]
‘Act like a tourist’, or build community wealth?
“If the festivals return to business as usual in 2021, complete with the same bad bosses, lousy wages and illegal working practices, with corners cut and conditions worsened in a mad drive for profit to make up for the losses faced this year, all efforts made to help them now will ring hollow.”
Sean Bell: When Edinburgh’s festivals return, priorities must change
“Hundreds of thousands of people throughout Scotland rely on home care, for various needs and conditions, not just dementia. My mum is just one. If carers aren’t being fully looked after by the government at a time like this, who is?”