White Wales and Black Lives Matter

Despite protestations to the contrary, the structural imbalance of the Welsh public sphere can easily lead to situations where even a simple misunderstanding can reinforce some of the worst tropes latent in our collective culture. People of colour considered to have too much righteous energy for their own good and consequently having to qualify theirContinue reading “White Wales and Black Lives Matter”

Wales beyond borders: nationalism and the climate crisis

(This article was originally published in translation by O’r Pedwar Gwynt in June 2019) In recent months we have witnessed two distinct-but-overlapping protest movements mobilising throughout Wales and converging on our capital city. First, the Welsh branch of the international Extinction Rebellion movement took to the streets during March and April, in which activists and,Continue reading “Wales beyond borders: nationalism and the climate crisis”