I welcome your implication that Independence be separated from any particular political programme. It is certainly the case that we need to distance ourselves from the idea of the Westminster Duopoly being the only possible model for political action. Do we want austerity? No! The why suffer it? Do we want privatised railways? No! Then why endure it? Do we want an equitable public realm? Yes! Then why can’t we have it? Etc. Etc. We know the answers. It is a matter of confidence. In the end its not about ‘them’, its about ‘us’. The current national emergency (leaving the… Read more »
I was talking to a chap yesterday who voted to leave the EU on the basis that it was the 1st step to stop anyone coming into Wales who did not already live here. He saw English, Irish, Scottish, Indian, Syrian and Polish as the same, people who are killing his culture. He was well aware and did not care that EU exit would make Wales much poorer. For him it was his language and culture was all that mattered and he saw his culture being destroyed each time a new person comes to live in Wales. While I don’t… Read more »
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