Articles by: Cerith Rhys Jones
Graduate in Welsh and Politics from Cardiff University, originally from South West Wales. Interested in politics, and current, linguistic, youth, environmental, and LGBT affairs. Fluent in Welsh and English, good knowledge of French and German. Socialist, nationalist, republican, environmentalist, europhile.

Thatcher’s dead. Now it’s up to us.

April 13, 2013 12:50 pm12 comments
Thatcher’s dead. Now it’s up to us.

Since Margaret Thatcher’s death, there have been plenty of people around the country celebrating. At impromptu parties in Glasgow and London, on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, and on iPods from Land’s End to John o’ Groats, people have been rejoicing that Thatcher is no more. Respect MP […]

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Class – why bother?

April 9, 2013 12:47 pm0 comments
Class – why bother?

I haven’t quite yet finished my degree – I’m just about to finish my second year reading Welsh and Politics at Cardiff University – but I am educated. I got 460 UCAS points, thank you very much. I’m the type of person who listens to Classic FM when I’m writing […]

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Love is love, no matter what

October 19, 2012 11:06 pm0 comments
Love is love, no matter what

Arguments are taking place all over the world at the moment as to the issue of gay marriage; here in the UK, over the pond in the US, the other side of the world in Oz. A lot of people are talking about it and sure, there are a lot […]

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An Eye For an Eye?

October 16, 2012 8:40 pm0 comments
An Eye For an Eye?

A Facebook status I posted last week about the April Jones case was met with stern resistance from those in favour of capital punishment. My argument is that even if it can be proved beyond all reasonable doubt that a person has killed another person, it still isn’t right for […]

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We’re not really that unremarkable, are we?

August 8, 2012 5:00 pm3 comments
We’re not really that unremarkable, are we?

I’m sure that I will be told by many people that I need to lighten the hell up once they’ve read what I have to say, but in true Welsh style, I’m going to carry on regardless. I’ll be honest with you – I’ve had a hell of a year. […]

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Does Wales Need A Language Revolution?

July 23, 2012 11:30 am0 comments
Does Wales Need A Language Revolution?

Saunders Lewis is considered one of Wales’s literary heavyweights; his is one of those names that prompt wide eyes, pursed lips and subtle nods of the head. His works are considered to be part of the so-called Welsh Canon –the body of Welsh literature thought to consist of classics that […]

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Feeling sick with Jubilee fever

May 30, 2012 12:29 pm7 comments
Feeling sick with Jubilee fever

The next few weeks are going to be hard for me. Yes, I have University exams, and they’re bad enough, and no, I don’t cope well with hot weather, but there’s something much worse bothering me. Can you guess what it is? Jubilee fever. As a Welsh nationalist and a […]

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