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Universities in the Big Society

Where’s the best place to research the American Revolution? Boston, the urban crucible of resistance to British rule? Or Virginia, home to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? Both have much to offer, but there’s also a wealth of material in … Continue reading

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Copper Theft: a Crime Wave from History

Chris Evans Here’s the good news. Crime on Welsh railways is shrinking. The bad news is that there’s one conspicuous area of growth: cable theft, which has bounded up by 168% in the last year. Wales is not alone in … Continue reading

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Papal Aggression in postsecular Britain?

Dr Timothy Jones reflects on Benedict XVI’s visit to Britain In the lead up to Pope Benedict’s recent state visit to Britain, Vatican ecumenical expert, Cardinal Walter Kasper compared arriving in Heathrow to landing in a third world country and … Continue reading

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Panzers in Pembrokeshire?

Cold War Wales and the Labour Party Why did a Labour government send British soldiers to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan? According to Glamorgan’s Norry LaPorte, the Labour Party’s development since the 1980s has brought supporters of ‘realpolitik’ to the … Continue reading

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