Common Weal is an emerging movement which is developing a vision for economic and social development in Scotland which is distinct and different from the political orthodoxy that dominates politics and economics in London. It is based on the conviction that we will get better outcomes for both society and individuals if we emphasise mutuality and equity rather than conflict and inequality.
All of this can be captured in one simple phrase: to build more we must share more.
It comes from the old Scots term, which carries the meanings of both 'shared wealth' and 'our wellbeing is common to us all'. These values are strong both in Scottish history and in contemporary Scottish life.