Tom Nairn says globalisation is bringing a redefinition of borderlands rather than their abolition.
Essays and Debate archive
Christopher Meredith reports on a writer’s month in Novo Mesto, a city on a bend of the Krka river close to the border with Croatia
Sunder Katwala asks why Englishness has been suppressed for so long and what kind of identity is emerging
Anthony Barnett argues that the mess that Jeremy Hunt wishes to see sorted out is the very fusion of politicians, journalists and media owners that govern us – the political class.
Dafydd Iwan and Dafydd Roberts asks whether the crisis in the Welsh music business represents the kiss of life or death
Mark Drakeford reflects on the conditions necessary to negotiate a successful coalition deal in the National Assembly
Gareth Clubb says that if we stick with diesel we will be stuck in the past
Andrew Davies predicts that relations between Cardiff Bay and Westminster will be the major fault-line in Welsh politics over the next five years
The Coalition might agree in principle over the Freedom Bill but they can’t produce an overall constitutional strategy. Anthony Barnett says the Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties are fundamentally at loggerheads over the destination of democratic reform
Vicky Moller reports on the marine creatures who run Wales’ fishing industry