Author: NationCymru

Timid tinkering isn’t enough – we need bold new ideas to tackle Wales’ economic challenges

Adam Price, Plaid Cymru Leader “It’s the economy, stupid.” It wasn’t designed as a campaign slogan, but the words of Bill Clinton’s strategist, James Carville have forever led us to the nub of political thinking. The economic challenges facing Wales are numerous but not insurmountable. Those who defend the constitutional status […]

Why Lisa Nandy’s comments show that she just doesn’t understand Welsh and Scottish nationalism

Ifan Morgan Jones Either Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy doesn’t understand Scottish and Welsh nationalism, or pretends not to do so for political reasons. It’s difficult to find any other interpretation of her latest article on the subject, entitled Socialism and peaceful solidarity can defeat divisive nationalism. The title is, […]

Tories accused of ‘blocking democracy’ after Johnson says no to second Scottish independence referendum

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has accused the Westminster Government of “blocking democracy” after Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused a second independence referendum. Sturgeon said that the Conservatives were “terrified of Scotland’s right to choose – because they know that when given the choice we’ll choose independence”. “Tories have no […]