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What the golden arches reveal about community aspiration

TweetBy Mike Stevenson On a Scotrail train a few weeks ago, my attention was caught by a sign with a smiling face and the words “thank you for not putting your feet on the seat.’” I felt immediate warmth towards … Continue reading

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The tale of Lion Face: how businesses could help society

TweetThe story of Lion Face puts the big into big society. Seven years ago, the 20-year-old gang member from the barrios of Aragua, Venezuela, mugged a security guard from the nearby Santa Teresa rum distillery and stole his gun. When … Continue reading

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