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The rise of community cooperative ownership in Wales: I’ll drink to that…, Notebook

The rise of community cooperative ownership in Wales: I’ll drink to that…

David Cameron believes ‘we’re all Thatcherites now’. In one North Wales town battered by her policies they beg to differ and community cooperatives are on the rise…

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 8 May 2013 at 1:35 pm

Leanne Wood: A politician whose time has come?, Notebook

Leanne Wood: A politician whose time has come?

Leanne Wood has gone from outsider to favourite in the Plaid leadership race in under a month. Rob Williams talks to her about her background, socialism, independence and the future for Plaid Cymru.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 26 January 2012 at 3:14 pm

Plaid Cymru: May the best woman lead…, Notebook

Plaid Cymru: May the best woman lead…

With the Plaid Cymru leadership election campaign under way two candidates in particular have made the early running and have helped banish thoughts of a long lost leader…

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 10 January 2012 at 1:47 pm

It’s all gone a bit Kafka down Cardiff Bay, Notebook

It’s all gone a bit Kafka down Cardiff Bay

They’ve broken democracy down in Cardiff Bay, with the help of a couple of administrative errors and a whole lot of incompetence.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 12 July 2011 at 2:16 pm

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Welsh referendum, Notebook

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Welsh referendum

Homophobic slurs, large inflatable pigs, rugby players mumbling and one almighty political row brewing. The Welsh referendum campaign is turning into an important, if bizarre, public debate.

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 February 2011 at 12:36 pm

The Welsh are rubbish (and other arguments), Notebook

The Welsh are rubbish (and other arguments)

With campaigning in the Welsh referendum firmly underway Rob Williams looks at the chaos being caused by a less than predictable No campaign.

By | Notebook | Monday, 31 January 2011 at 2:36 pm

We need to do less to combat the EDL, Notebook

We need to do less to combat the EDL

Hundreds of counter-protesters and police. Political and religious figures in uproar. And the media in a frenzy. Even the taxi drivers went on strike. But what did the EDL demo in Cardiff actually demonstrate?

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 23 June 2010 at 8:44 am

Bethan Jenkins: Just don’t call her a sell out, Notebook

Bethan Jenkins: Just don’t call her a sell out

Bethan Jenkins is Wales’s youngest politician, a socialist, a nationalist and a veteran campaigner. And she’s only twenty eight. I ask her about the roots of her political identity, her patronising elders and, of course, Robert Green.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 16 June 2010 at 8:18 am

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