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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’