In the first of a five-part essay exploring the constitutional future of the UK, Glyndwr Cennydd Jones outlines devolution, federalism and confederalism.
Towards an Independent Wales: A Solid First Step?
Andy Regan dissects the Independence Commission’s report and raises some unanswered questions.
Plaid Cymru Drops the Ball
The Independence Commission’s new report is a mess of ideas which serves only to stunt the movement, argues Dr John Ball.
A Snapshot of Wales’ Fragmented Modern Consciousness
Theo Davies-Lewis looks at the first Senedd debate on the right to hold an independence referendum.
From a State of Mind to a Nation State
Dr Brian Merfyn Jones and Dr Edward Thomas Jones argue that independence is desirable and that our existing devolved structures should be utilised to prepare Wales.
Dr John Ball writes that proponents of a federalist solution to the United Kingdom forget that power devolved is power retained.
The Burden of Proof: Westminster and Wales
Peter Daniels argues that London must take Wales’ needs seriously, and that talk of independence in the context of the pandemic is far from ‘frivolous’
Borders Are Not the Answer to Global Challenges
Sebastian Bench argues that times of crises bring into sharp reality what Welsh independence and Brexit will entail.
A different kind of relationship
Jasmine Donahaye observes an abusive psychology at work in Wales’ relationship with its larger, more powerful neighbour