Essays and Debate archive

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Jul
12

American perspectives on Scottish secession: Part 2

In the final part of the series, David Melding explores more American perspectives on the Scottish vote.

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Jul
12

American perspectives on Scottish secession: Part 1

In the first of a two part series, David Melding explores American perspectives on Scottish secession.

Leo-Abse
Oct
11
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Oct
10

The hunt for Welsh fascists

Dafydd Glyn Jones questions whether it is justified to speculate that Saunders Lewis moved steadily towards the right in the 1930s

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Oct
09

Wales’ European vocation

Kenneth O. Morgan examines how our relationship with Europe has been articulated by four political leaders across two centuries

David-Melding
Oct
03

Spending squeeze a chance to shake up services

David Melding asks whether Welsh public services can thrive without the market

Jon Cruddas, Chair of Labour's Policy Review
Jul
07

The place of patriotism in 21st Century Britain

Michael Kenny explores what current Labour Party thinking about the English Question owes to the New Left pioneers

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Mar
24

Frontiers are corridors for culture

Tom Nairn says globalisation is bringing a redefinition of borderlands rather than their abolition.

Novo Mesto
Mar
03

Welsh letter from Slovenia

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

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Feb
12

English dilemmas 2: A nation discovers its voice

Sunder Katwala asks why Englishness has been suppressed for so long and what kind of identity is emerging