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Brexit: What Next for the Fight Against the Far Right?

Following our invitation to pool ideas for strengthening Welsh internationalism after the EU referendum, Meic Birtwistle offers personal snapshots from past struggles against the Far Right in proposing how to form alliances against rising racist attacks and support for UKIP in the wake of the Leave campaign.

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In Search of Fanny the Barmaid

Peter Stevenson recounts the experience of performing Welsh folk tales around Wales, New York and West Virginia during 2016, and what these stories of walls, boundaries and otherworlds tell us following the EU referendum and the US election.

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Retracing Wales: Morfa Bychan

In our Retracing Wales series, Jan Morris leads us astray from the Wales Coast Path, up to ‘a place of almost allegorical Welshness’, and from where can be can be glimpsed the spectres of another Wales, which now only exists in memory…

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A Thousand Blown-Out Windows

Rachel Trezise reviews g39’s exhibition ‘Revelations: the Poison of Free Thought Part II’ and offers wider reflections on 21st century ‘American Wales’. Following the economic crisis, the Leave vote and Trump’s victory, what does the future hold for the rust-belt and the Rhondda?

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