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The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #198


date: 14/02/2024

Episode 198 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week Craig talks to Heather from the direct action group This Is Rigged about their upcoming March for Scran – a protest on February 18th 2024 starting at 11am from Garnethill Park in Glasgow. They discuss the reasons for food insecurity in Scotland, the rise of foodbank demand coinciding with a drop in donations and funding to meet that demand and what the Scottish Government could do to alleviate the problem including ideas such as community-owned food hubs.

If you’d like to learn more about the upcoming action, see: https://www.instagram.com/thisis.rigged/p/C2UzKdtNQm3/

Craig mentioned a previous episode about our support for tool libraries, which can be listened to here: https://commonweal.scot/podcast/the-common-weal-policy-podcast-episode-93/

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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