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The Common Weal Policy Podcast - Episode #70

Episode 70 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Jonathon Shafi and Craig Dalzell talk about the launch of the Scottish National Investment Bank. They discuss the history of Common Weal's involvement with the SNIB, from our early campaigning through to consulting on the development of the bank. Then, they discuss what the bank could be used for in Scotland and how it will help strengthen Scotland's economy in the face of the climate emergency. Finally, they discuss the continued campaign to improve the SNIB and help it help Scotland for decades to come.

Gemma Bone's paper on the need for Banking for the Common Good can be read here.

Laurie Macfarlane's paper on the blueprint for the SNIB is here.

And Craig's paper on using the SNIB to build zero-carbon houses can be read here.

Apologies for the drop in sound quality in this episode. This is due to the technical limitations imposed by the pandemic.

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