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Paper here for anyone who’s interested: assets.nationbuilder.com/plaid

It’s great to read more contributions to the Welsh independence debate. Based on general sentiment I’ve seen, it feels entirely possible there could be an indy ref within the next couple decades, so the more contributions to the dialogue - and the more we can all get informed - the better.

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When you've mobilised the RSPB you've really hashed it

RT @RSPBEngland@twitter.com

⚠️😡Make no mistake, we are angry. This Government has today launched an attack on nature. We don’t use the words that follow lightly. We are entering uncharted territory. Please read this thread. 1/13

🐦🔗: twitter.com/RSPBEngland/status

"The  death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September was a salient reminder that ‘our’ propaganda system is a vital cog in the British social machine that upholds elite privilege and domination over the majority of the population."
medialens.org/2022/imposed-ins

Each extra £1 households spend on energy is likely to cost the taxpayer 75p over the next year, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies nation.cymru/news/how-the-uk-g

Great thread. We need Free and Open source Software in the age of deep learning!

RT @emilymbender@twitter.com

I not infrequently see an argument that goes: "Making ethical NLP (or "AI") systems is too hard because humans haven't agreed on what is ethical/moral/right"

This always feels like a cop-out to me, and I think I've put my finger on why:

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🐦🔗: twitter.com/emilymbender/statu

Dwi ddim wedi gweld y dŵr yn llifo dros Garreg ddu o'r blaen.
I've never seen the water flowing over Garreg ddu before.

Nothing too revealing in this video but if you want to know what's happening in the #UK #Politics George Monbiot describes it well.

yewtu.be/watch?v=nCtk_7nZ8Ns

#Tories #Truss #Starmer #Neoliberalism #Media

The deafening silence over Brexit’s economic fallout.
The ONS forecast level of decline (which it is holding to) would result in lost revenues for the Treasury of roughly £40bn a year; enough for the equivalent of 6p off the 20p in the pound basic rate of income tax.

ft.com/content/7a209a34-7d95-4

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The names of 50 firms given a fast-track ‘VIP lane’ route to securing lucrative Test and Trace contracts have at last been revealed, following our longstanding Freedom of Information battle with Government."

actions.goodlawproject.org/foi

Lesson learnt yesterday: when you cross stepping stones on a tidal river, make sure you know what the tide is doing if you intend to return the same way.

'It was a politically divisive announcement. And the now King Charles, having held the title for 53 years, would have known that better than anyone else.'
✍️ Ifan Morgan Jones
nation.cymru/opinion/declaring

“We will not blame him for the crimes of his ancestors if he relinquishes the royal rights of his ancestors; but as long as he claims their rights, by virtue of descent, then, by virtue of descent, he must shoulder the responsibility for their crimes.” —James Connolly on George V

In just 24 hours, over 10,000 sign petition against Prince of Wales title after it is handed to Prince William without any consultation. nation.cymru/news/prince-wales

People have reacted to the 'incredible irony' after Cadw cancelled an Owain Glyndŵr Day after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. nation.cymru/news/incredibly-i

Teitl "Tywysog Cymru" i ddod i ben allan o barch i Gymru - llofnodwch y ddeiseb!
End "Prince of Wales" title out of respect for Wales - Sign the Petition! chng.it/4TdzFRXX

Glad I checked the forecast and cycled back home from Aber by 5 today.

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