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Autumn / Winter 2018 #61

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The summer of coups: Daran Hill assesses the lie of the leadership land

Will the NHS still be there for Aneira?: Sally Holland and Heléna Herklots consider the future

London Calling: Russell Harris says economic ties with the UK capital are key

Alun Cairns: Anthony Pickles meets the Secretary of State for Wales

Georgina Campbell Flatter: Gareth I. Jones meets the advocate for entrepreneurship

A monument to the communal: Merlin Gable meets poetic polymath Owen Sheers



The Territorial Secretaries of State: Bill Jeffrey on Wales, Scotland and NI in Whitehall

What do we expect from a First Minister? Paul Griffiths on the challenges facing whoever’s next

Parting of the clear red water: Huw Lloyd Williams on the axes of division within Welsh Labour

A silver bullet for social care: Gerald Holtham on the case for a levy

A ‘Modern Mecca for the world: Jonathan Cox on Nye Bevan’s legacy

Storming the Citadel: Colin Thomas on A.J. Cronin’s fictional forerunner to the NHS

A revolution from within: Jennifer Dixon gives an update on health and social care reform

Who will care for Granny? Charlotte Whitney on solutions to the care crisis

A college for the future: Ben Rawlence on plans for innovative HE provision in the Black Mountains

The national question… again! Huw Davies considers a potential surge in devoscepticism

Generation Z: Phil Swan on how networking has changed

How good are Welsh universities? Malcolm Prowle and Caitlin Prowle assess the facts and figures

Our smart future: Keith Watts on the IWA’s Smart Region project

Cyfarthfa: a crucible again? Geraint Talfan Davies on Merthyr’s industrial heritage

Teaching the old watchdog new tricks: Philip Dixon questions the role of Estyn in curriculum reform


Creed: Tony Brown on Margiad Evans’ classic

Ironopolis: Matthew David Scott on Glen James Brown’s working-class epic

Brief Lives:  Eluned Gramich on Christopher Meredith’s six fictions

Kierkegaard’s Cupboard: Ben Gwalchmai on Marianne Burton’s poetry

The Broadcasters of BBC Wales 1964-1990: Aled Eirug on Gareth Price’s retrospective

The Prince of Centre Halves: Aled Eirug on Rob Sawyer’s biography of Tommy (‘T.G.’) Jones

Hometown Tales: Wales Dylan Moore on Tyler Keevil and Eluned Gramich’s short novellas

Wales in 100 Objects:  Merlin Gable on Andrew Green’s history told through things

Q & A: Rhian Elizabeth talks to clare e. potter about her poetry in ‘The Last Polar Bear on Earth’