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Fighting the Extreme Centre

Ian Rappel interviews the writer Tariq Ali, who has been a pioneering figure in the international Left since the Vietnam War.

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Welsh keywords: Cwtsh

Inspired by Raymond Williams’ Keywords, Tony Bianchi takes an irreverent look at the word cwtsh, and its use in everything from nick-nacks and dating agencies to children’s hospices.

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Taking Back Egg Mountain

Rachel Trezise reclaims her grandfather's Treorchy chicken run from bramble and long-gone landowners: happy childhood mornings, letting out the hens at first light, before finally discovering joy at becoming an ‘egg woman’...

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Retracing Wales: Pencaer

James Stewart takes us into deep time and deep waters, discovering stars, seals and U-boats on the scramble from Strumble Head to Fishguard.

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Right Turn Only

Historian Adam Coward contrasts political culture in the US and Wales, finding more to be hopeful of on the Welsh side of the ocean.

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