Facing the Future

Spring/Summer 2021 #66

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Highlights

Facing the Future, Taking Back Control Theo Davies-Lewis argues for an All Wales Convention on constitutional options

Community Champions Shahinoor Alom predicts a bright future for BAME Newport youth

Where do we go from here? Poppy Stowell-Evans collects ideas for the next Education Minister’s in-tray

Our secret superpower Jenny Scott tells us sport is Wales’ golden opportunity

And now for the news where you are Dylan Moore interviews Ifan Morgan Jones, Huw Marshall and Sebastian Cooke

What’s unlocked? Grace Quantock reflects on a year without non-consensual touch

 

Articles

Facing the Future: The Centre Cannot Hold? Glyndŵr Cennydd Jones provides a primer on constitutional options

The devolution generation Alex Myles on how young people are let down by poor political education

We certainly feel more plugged in Huw Edward Jones on teaching during lockdown

Homeschooling in lockdown clare e. potter gives a parental perspective

State of play Garmon Dyfri exposes the gap between elite sport and an inactive populace

A green, caring recovery Catherine Fookes says post-Covid recovery goes well beyond the economy

Regeneration within tradition Steven Lovatt imagines a new, more imaginative future for Swansea

Getting started in hospitality Hannah Watkin talks to people whose careers had a false start due to Covid

Barriers and Belonging Lucy Luca gives an inside view of how Brexit has affected EU citizens in Wales

Strength in love: a community movement for Wales Noreen Blanuet talks to Selwyn Williams about how community develops

Decarbonising social housing Derek Walker and Adrian Webb say energy and ownership models go hand in hand

 

Culture

Minority nationalism, decolonisation and the relevance of Raymond Williams Daniel G. Williams marks the cultural critic’s centenary, relating his work to BLM

Where are the Welsh novels on the new curriculum? Dylan Moore talks to Parthian founder Richard Davies about the publisher’s new list

The Mystery of the Missing Banners Colin Thomas ponders a missing piece of Welsh history, and pays tribute to Hywel Francis

Queer fiction: Between Worlds and The Journey is Home Hannah Watkin appraises two new books that shed light on the lives of gay men in Wales

Easy Meat Polly Winn enjoys Rachel Trezise’s new novel, set on Brexit referendum day

From the Welsh Border to the World Nia Moseley-Roberts joins Simon Gwyn Roberts on his Travels in Minority Languages

Miriam, Daniel and Me Eluned Gramich finds Euron Griffith’s new novel a compelling read

Many Rivers to Cross Angela Graham hails as an impressive achievement the debut novel from Dylan Moore

Q&A Lloyd Warburton chats about his interest in statistics and his thoughts on the election

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