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Latest Opinion
Angela Morgan explains why learning to trust potential partners is essential for the development of strong third sector services

Deirdre Flanigan explains how voluntary organisations can use the United Nations human rights system to improve lives for the people they support

Duncan Thorp explains why social enterprises will play a pivotal role in creating a better, more just society after the referendum on 18 September

Joshua McCormick MSYP explains why one legacy of Glasgow 2014 should be improvements in human rights across the Commonwealth

Deborah Long says environmental activists are looking beyond the referendum to the much bigger issue facing humanity: climate change

TFN reporter Paul Cardwell was one of 15,000 Clydesiders at the Commonwealth Games. He says the legacy of the games involves more than bricks and mortar

Until inequality is tackled, participation in elections won't increase

Having dementia may mean you worry about voting, but Amy Dalrymple explains how people with dementia can be supported to have their say

Ruth Campbell from Comas believes the referendum is engaging the most vulnerable in our society for the first time ever

Alan Ferguson argues that housing must be a priority of the future Scottish Government regardless of the outcome of the referendum