Opinion

The secret Welsh history of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Nathan Abrams, Professor in Film Studies at Bangor University On June 16th we shall be bringing 2001: A Space Odyssey to life in Pontio, Bangor, with a series of talks, music, art, including people who worked on the film itself. We will be celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s […]

Why the UK Government mustn’t trade tidal power for nuclear

Rhun ap Iorwerth, Assembly Member for Ynys Môn My mother-in-law used to work in the canteen at Wylfa. I have friends, neighbours and acquaintances who’ve worked there on the nuclear side of things, others in administrative roles or engineering apprenticeships. That’s been the Wylfa reality on Anglesey throughout my life. It’s been […]

Labour really want Plaid to cwtsh up with the Tories – but it makes absolutely no sense to do so

Dan Roberts Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives couldn’t really be more ideologically different; nationalist vs staunchly unionist, essentially republican vs overtly royalist, socialist vs free market idealist. But the idea of a coalition between the two parties has never fully extinguished because it seems to be the only practical hope, […]

Why a Plaid-Tory deal is closer than you think

Harry Thompson If you are a regular reader of Nation.Cymru like me, you will have read Ifan Morgan Jones’ piece a few days ago: ‘No, a Plaid Cymru and Tory coalition just isn’t going to happen’. And that may be a fair point. Leanne Wood has flatly rejected ever going […]