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Robert Owen on his 250th Birthday – A Very Modern Socialist

Today it is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Owen, the socialist pioneer from Newtown who along with figures such as fellow countryman Richard Price, the feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, and his French counterparts Charles Fourier and Henri de Saint-Simon, did so much to establish the principles and foundation stones for modern progressive politics, …

The civil disobedience of local authorities

How is someone meant to feel when a local authority decides to postpone a consultation on the future of a Welsh school?  That is the step taken recently by Carmarthenshire County Council in the case of both Ysgol Blaenau, and Ysgol Mynydd y Garreg.  Is it relief that there appears to be an element of …

The Museum: Another Labour Horror Story

After averting near-disaster this week with their plans to decimate the National Library, here the group Reclaim Cardiff examine Welsh Labour’s lemming-like behaviour with respect to another potty plan – plonking a Military Medicine Museum on the Senedd’s front lawn.  Just when you thought Cardiff Council could achieve no more, prior to Christmas they outdid …

Stop the persecution of Welsh language speakers at HMP Berwyn

Undod and Prisoner Solidarity Network are campaigning together to stop the persecution of Welsh language speakers at HMP Berwyn. Prisoner Solidarity Network has been made aware of the ongoing harassment and separation of first language Welsh speakers by staff at HMP Berwyn in North Wales. We’re demanding that the threats, separation and sanctions of Welsh-speaking …