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Latest Opinion
 
Calum Irving sat on the Commissioning on Strengthening Local Democracy and believes institutions must learn to trust each other to govern effectively locally

 
​This is a crucial time to be engaging young people in democracy. Louise Cameron MSYP explains why Ready, Steady, Vote Week is so important

 
The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities calls on public bodies to recognise and condemn the rise in antisemitism in Scotland

 
Philippa Faulkner says people with HIV are disproportionately impacted by welfare reforms

 
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