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Author: Peter McColl

Peter is Scotland policy officer for NESTA and former rector of Edinburgh university.

It is time for civil society to seize the opportunities technology offers to transform society

In the late 19th century, as the industrial revolution came to maturity, an extraordinary system emerged to address the health needs of industrial workers. In Tredegar, south Wales, a hospital sick pay and insurance system was so effective that Nye Bevan took it as the model for the NHS. This is far from unique. It …

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