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The independence debate needs a dose of honesty – but it’s unlikely to come from inside the Senedd

Wednesday saw the Senedd debate independence for the first time as Plaid Cymru put forward a motion arguing that the right to call a referendum should reside in Wales, not Westminster.

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From Indy-scepticism to Indy-enthusiasm: What changed my mind on Welsh independence

Last month I joined YesCymru, the grassroots campaign for Welsh independence. An act hardly worthy of an article, you might say: after all, YesCymru’s membership has grown prodigiously in recent times to over 5,000 members.

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How the Welsh independence movement can beat Westminster’s populist propaganda

Nation Cymru has invited suggestions for ‘What Next?’ as we enter the new decade of the 2020s, and in the wake of last month’s General Election.

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The Merthyr independence march is an opportunity to forge a new Wales

Today, thousands of us will march in Merthyr calling for Wales’ independence and the symbolism and significance of this cannot be understated.

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Westminster has left Wales behind – only independence can save us now

If you’re used to flying from English provincial airports, taking a trip from Cardiff Airport is quite a strange experience.

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The I-Word: What does independence mean, anyway?

If you’re reading this, you’re either curious about independence or one of the faithful. Stop and ask yourselves, “How do we define independence for other people?”

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The Big Noes I: Too Small

This mini-series is a re-write and re-vamp of one of my most popular posts on the old Oggy Bloggy Ogwr – my 100th post at the time.

It’s a look at some of the most common arguments used against Welsh independence – some I’ve heard or seen myself, some have been simplified but very few of them are strawmen, they’ve all been used at some point directly or indirectly.

In Scotland it’s known as, “Too Wee, Too Poor, Too Stupid” but here it’s, “Too Small, Too Poor, Too Stupid, Too Welsh”.

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10 arguments that will make you support Welsh independence

With Indyfest coming up on the 16th of September, here are 10 reasons why it’s time to support independence for Wales…

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