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Every Home Must Be Defended
‘I made a garden out of nothing.’Adam Johannes gives an insight into the experiences of Cardiff tenants affected by the bedroom tax, and the work of the Cardiff Against the Bedroom Tax. The article is accompanied by Kieran Cudlip’s photographs of the house and garden of a local resident, as he prepares to leave his home of 27 years.
Decades of Devastation Ahead?
Activist-academic Kelvin Mason highlights recent campaigns against open-cast mining and fracking, and argues that they represent a new era of exploitation.
Hywel Dix on Welsh National Opera's latest Tudor-themed productions
Rhian E. Jones on the centenary of the 1913 Senghenydd colliery disaster
Martin Padget takes a chilling and ‘strangely entertaining’ tour of the nuclear missile museum in Sahuarita, Arizona; accompanied by eerie images of the missile complex and gift shop. He reflects on sickening fears about the possibility of a thermonuclear attack from his youth, and the threat of nuclear catastrophe today.
What’s the Future for the Welsh Economy?
Owen Donovan scrutinises recent proposals for improving economic development in a nation stranded between two governments
‘I aspire to a desert-island art’
Experimental harpist Rhodri Davies interviews the artist Ivor Davies about using explosives in art, Welsh internationalism and not developing a marketable ‘style’
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Tim Holmes listens to commentators on Syria tie themselves in knots over the rule of international law