Published on 2013-05-18 07:08:22
It should be noted that whilst Scotland and Wales have their own parliaments to fight their corners, and the North of England has the UK Labour party, Cornwall has nothing. Strangely it was the Labour government of the time that decided to deny us a
Published on 2013-05-12 04:40:59
1) The English Defence League - Cornwall Division (Kernow), so desperate to protect Cornish communities and Cornish culture, and not at all a racist or English supremacist organisation, is run in part by Dorsets Tim Ablitt who also happens to be a me
Published on 2013-05-09 06:48:03
Published on 2013-05-06 13:56:13
Petition | Duchy of Cornwall: Money collected from Cornwall's dead should stay here | Change.org
Published on 2013-05-05 03:27:15
I'm sure that in the days to come we will have some more detailed analysis of the Cornish elections, but that's not what this short post is about.
Published on 2013-05-03 16:21:11
BBC News - Local election 2013: 'Put disabled down' councillor re-elected in Cornwall: A Cornwall councillor who quit after saying disabled children should be "put down" has been re-elected to the unitary authority.
Published on 2013-04-29 03:58:51
Before the French presidential elections so much was promised to Brittany. Radical decentralisation to the regions and the ratification of the charter for minority languages were clearly stated as objectives by the to-be-victorious Socialist candidat
Published on 2013-04-26 14:29:52
Published on 2013-04-25 06:11:51
Before the French presidential elections so much was promised to Brittany. Radical decentralisation to the regions and the ratification of the charter for minority languages were clearly stated as objectives by the to-be-victorious Socialist candidat
Published on 2013-04-25 05:23:51
The collated results from every division MK contested in the 2009 Cornwall Council election as a bar chart and a percentage, can we do better than third over all this time. If you want to make this happen, here's how you can help. Like and share this
Published on 2013-04-24 06:20:57
The Left Vote is a site dedicated to highlighting the election campaigns of those to the left of the stifling Westminster consensus. It is not affiliated to any left grouping, will no doubt promote flawed or controversial candidates alongside sound a
Published on 2013-04-24 06:08:58
Former member of BNP Sue Bowen disowned by UKIP
Sue Bowen claims she was "duped into joing the BNP" and yet somehow still thought that she had what it took to be an elected representative for her community. Stunning! Simply stunning.
It makes depre
Published on 2013-04-22 06:22:29
Pawl Dunbar's Cornwall
Published on 2013-04-20 15:37:25
Why is Cornwall always forgotten. What are our nationalist and autonomist politicians doing wrong?
Published on 2013-04-14 10:42:14
How should an election be fought? When a candidate knocks on your door do you want to hear facts or do you prefer good old mudslinging?
Of course nobody wants to stand on their doorstep and hear a long list
of of facts and figures that are often
Published on 2013-04-13 05:23:11
The Left Unity movement, blogged about here, now has a contact point in Cornwall. They ask you to contact Lowenna Lawry: email@example.com. Could Mebyon Kernow find a place in such a project?
Published on 2013-04-13 04:54:28
I was wondering if anybody in Cornwall ever considered trying to form a Cornish representative team to take part in non-FIFA football games?
Published on 2013-04-09 07:35:02
From the ESPON 2013 Programme, the European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion. You'll need to visit the original article here to read the stats.
Published on 2013-04-08 07:13:49
Mebyon Kernow's manifesto for 2013 pdf.
To help with MK's campaigning contact them here.
Published on 2013-04-05 07:11:43
Disabled children "should be put down" ex-councillor Collin Brewer will stand for May elections: A councillor who resigned after a public backlash after he admitted to saying disabled children should be "put down" will stand for re-election in May.
Published on 2013-04-05 05:52:52
Anarchists and republicans: bedfellows?
Published on 2013-04-02 16:46:36
We can’t have a repetition of the situation 12 years ago whereby 10% of the people of Cornwall called for their own assembly, only for it to be rebuffed out of hand by the political establishment because it was inconvenient for them.
Published on 2013-04-01 12:42:32
Below is a list of Breton far-right organisations and websites. These groups have well documented links to fascists and violent criminals from around Europe.
Published on 2013-03-29 11:29:37
Published on 2013-03-29 10:59:21
On 16th April, Cornwall Council will be voting on the future of the Sustainable Communities Act in Cornwall. The Act radically changes the way local people can relate to central government, allowing us to address community decline through a bottom-up
Published on 2013-03-27 09:52:39
Ken Loach has called for the creation of a new party to unify the various factions of the UK's radical left. You can read about the project here on the Left Unity blog: Sign up to support Ken Loach’s appeal.
Published on 2013-03-25 09:59:27
Council of Europe urges more ratifications of Regional or Minority Languages Charter
Published on 2013-03-22 17:44:55
Catalonia, Scotland, Quebec, Flanders, the Basque Country may soon be sovereign and independent states.
Published on 2013-03-22 14:44:42
The Green Party is committed to supporting devolution of power to Cornwall including a full Cornish Assembly with regional powers.
Published on 2013-03-16 08:27:50
Here is the soon-to-be-released map of European nations, peoples and regions. Notice that England and some English regions have now been included. This map and others are available from the Breton company Geobreizh.
Published on 2013-03-12 09:02:42
This Shout Kernow blog is part of a project that aims to record and sustain the living tradition of pub singing in Cornwall. By:
Published on 2013-03-11 09:01:37
Following an original post
Published on 2013-03-05 08:33:55
Women in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Published on 2013-03-04 10:27:42
So Mebyon Kernow, a long established left-of-centre green democratic nationalist party opposed to all forms of intolerance, won't have an electoral broadcast
Published on 2013-03-04 05:46:39
To mark St. Piran’s Day, the Patron Saint of Cornwall, 5th March 2013
Dhe Gernowyon yn pub le, Dy’ Goel Sen Piran da dhywgh-hwi oll!
Published on 2013-03-02 04:38:09
Found on the Confirm or Deny blog. Click on image to read.
Published on 2013-02-17 15:25:17
The Cornwall (and Devonshire) Linux User Group
For a free operating system and plenty of free software then you can't do better than Linux. There are next to no viruses as well so no need for protection.
Published on 2013-02-12 14:28:36
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett giving a lecture at Tremough next month. This is an excellent opportunity for Mebyon Kernow, Celtic League and others to go along and question our allies as to their position on devolution and the Cornish question i
Published on 2013-02-11 05:01:15
Borderlines: Countries are defined by the lines that divide them. But how are those lines decided - and why are some of them so strange? Borderlines explores the stories behind the global map, one line at a time.
Published on 2013-02-07 05:12:22
No doubt, following analysis of the 2011 census results, more telling maps with be forthcoming from OurCornwall.
Published on 2013-02-02 04:31:04
From the Celtic League: A popular Breton magazine is at the centre of a controversial debate about the freedom of the French press following the censorship of a front page story by the boss of a well known French newspaper, who owns a share in the pu
Published on 2013-01-31 06:21:17
Please consider signing the following petition to support our Breton cousins in their campaign to obtain a bilingual TV station for Brittany.
To sign the petition click here: Pour une vraie télé publique régionale bilingue en Bretagne
Published on 2013-01-28 11:12:02
The British media's sidelining of Scotland and its referendum is part of a history in which questions of nationality are smothered by the UK establishment. Today, it is increasingly clear that popular sovereignty is incompatible with the UK state. Ye
Published on 2013-01-24 06:48:30
ECLID - European Cultual and Linguistic Internet Domains.
Published on 2013-01-24 05:54:55
The Duchy of Cornwall describes itself and is described by Government as a “private estate”. As will now be demonstrated it is a private estate headed by a private citizen which enjoys a unique set of privileges which enables it to enjoy real pow
Published on 2013-01-20 07:12:35
As more evidence seems to emerge daily(1)(2) of the Duke of Cornwall's completely antidemocratic right to influence the governance of Cornwall and wider UK perhaps it's time for us to consider demanding a proper modern democracy. Perhaps it's time fo
Published on 2013-01-06 07:16:01
"I know the Cornish have been shouting about this for a long time, but they turn out to be right".
Published on 2013-01-05 14:09:55
Why do we think otherwise?
Published on 2013-01-04 10:22:39
For anybody interested in hearing some spoken Breton (Brezhoneg) then below you'll find a pretty dam good example.
Published on 2013-01-04 10:22:39
Lec'hioù ma vez komzet brezhoneg - Google Maps - Ar soñj gant ar gartenn-mañ a zo renabliñ stalioù, embregerezhioù, ti touristed ha kement zo tout e-lec'h ma vez komzet brezhoneg.The idea of this map is to locate shops, companies, tourist infor
Published on 2013-01-04 10:22:39
Olympics – Breton Flags Confiscated « Celtic League
Published on 2013-01-04 10:22:39
Breton Arrested After Visit to Arts Council of Wales Stand at Inter-Celtic Festival « The Celtic League
Published on 2013-01-04 10:21:04
Bretons resist the land grab of multinational company VINCI.
First Plogoff now Notre-Dame-des-Landes.
The below is from the Celtic League.
Published on 2013-01-04 10:20:37
BBC News - Battle lines drawn over new airport for Nantes
Published on 2012-12-25 07:33:05
Nadelik lowen! Nedeleg laouen! Joyeux Noël! Merry Christmas!
Published on 2012-12-16 06:10:26
Scottish independence: Icelandic president Olafur Grimsson enters debate:
Published on 2012-12-12 12:02:27
Nationalia: 57.5% state that Wales is their only nation, with highest proportions in the south east and lowest in the north east · Almost 14% of people in Cornwall declare a Cornish national identity · Englishness more than doubles Britishness in E
Published on 2012-12-05 06:19:35
Published on 2012-12-02 08:10:41
A guest blog here from the Wessex Regionalists that pretty much hits the nail on the head when it comes to my views on the Europe Union. The articles to be found on the Wessex Regionalists blog are of an excellent quality and well worth a read. All t
Published on 2012-11-28 11:12:38
Are the SNP ready to support the Tories over boundry change in 'England' for the option of devo max?
Boundary changes for devo max: the Tory-SNP deal that may reshape the UK.
Alarm bells should now be ringing at MK, the EFA, the Celtic Leag
Published on 2012-11-25 10:18:23
Listen to ‘Mebyon Kernow conference 2012’ on Audioboo
Published on 2012-11-18 10:35:54
Gordon Brown’s Pro-union speech should leave the Cornish in no doubt. He states: "We have guaranteed that no matter whether you are Scottish English Welsh or Irish you will have not just the same political rights but the same economic and social r
Published on 2012-11-17 17:35:31
Is there really no alternative? Is the current economic system the only possible option? Since the collapse of the Soviet Union it seems that one could be forgiven for thinking that the debate was closed.
Published on 2012-11-14 03:59:44
Porth Emmet from Fylmys Glawlen Gwer on Vimeo.
Want to find Porth Emmet beach? Click here.
Published on 2012-10-31 10:40:24
Federalism is traditionally understood as being opposed to nationalism, but the idea that Scotland should be a member state of the EU in its own right rather than part of the member state called the UK is hardly an example of the kind of nationalism
Published on 2012-10-31 10:34:20
If like me you've been totally underwhelmed by the very paltry efforts of Visit Cornwall and Cornwall Council to give any recognition to our Celtic culture, language and national identity on their respective websites then
Published on 2012-10-27 07:58:00
Freedom of information campaigner and journalist Heather Brooke says the decision by the government to veto the release of letters from Prince Charles is almost feudal and an affront to democracy. Brooke says that while the coalition government has made the workings of the state more transparent, a 'ruling elite' is still defending secrecy
Published on 2012-10-24 03:32:06
Published on 2012-09-30 05:58:31
Cornwall Council are planning another huge jump in the population of Cornwall over the next 20 years. Join us and oppose their plans to re-shape our land..
Published on 2012-09-22 10:13:35
To keep your Human Rights, Act - BIHR Bringing rights to life
Click on the link above and you'll have the chance support Human Rights in the UK as well as a space to call for Cornish rights.
Published on 2012-09-18 14:09:34
Published on 2012-09-16 07:02:47
We are Catalan and we want independence!
Here's another image of multiculturalism in action that will have both far-right thugs and cynical state-nationalists choking on their cereal I hope.
Stateless nations, in this instance Catalonia, can welcome immigrants and their descendants as parts of their diverse societies. This is an image that simply will not compute in the minds of various 'anti-fascist' organisations so intimately bound as they are to the state-nationalisms (imperialisms) of [..]
Published on 2012-09-02 08:30:40
Published on 2012-08-30 13:03:42
This is just to promote the new website of a friend of Cornwall, Peter Tatchell, and one of his foundations very worthy campaigns.
Common Rights: Despite the Commonwealth's formal commitment to democracy, human rights, equality and individual freedom, human rights abuses are widespread throughout most member states. These abuses variously include state executions, censorship, torture, detention without trial and restrictions on free speech and the right to protest. There is also frequent sta [..]
Published on 2012-08-24 06:40:51
The desire to manipulate people in the name of Anglo-British nationalism could be the unfortunate answer. When it comes to quashing Cornish national identity and our hopes of any real devolution then these others wise enemies are quick to combine their efforts.
An example: The Tories in Cornwall have recently announced that the campaign for a Cornish assembly is a divisive and inward looking failure. They described the campaign as a form of separatism from the United Kingdom. At this point m [..]
Published on 2012-08-02 08:14:42
Of course we could add 99% of Cornish papers - Wester Morning News, Cornwall Today, Cornish Guardian, The Cornishman, The West Briton as well as the network of 'Local People' websites to the above as they are all owned by the same Northcliffe Media group.
Published on 2012-07-30 07:54:32
Hope not hate are looking for your feedback again following the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. You can send then you thoughts here: HOPE not hate | Proud to be British?
Published on 2012-07-28 12:01:04
The Trelawney Alliance is administered by a Committee under the Chairmanship of Jean Charman to forward democratic opinions about intended developments with the ultimate aim of getting unnecessary plans overturned. We say NO to the proposed mass build of 48,200 new homes in Cornwall, but YES to affordable homes and social housing for local people. It is time to tell the developers that!
Published on 2012-07-26 07:58:53
The 2012 Human Rights Tour organised by the British Institute of Human Rights is coming to Cornwall. The event will be held on the 20th of September, Truro Town Hall, Municipal Buildings, Boscawen Street, Truro, TR1 2NE.
Published on 2012-07-26 07:05:00
Cornish flag not permitted at Olympic Games
The Anglo-British state doesn't want us. Our identity and the symbols attached to it are unwelcome. What surprises me is that still so many of us want the Anglo-British state!
Published on 2012-07-22 10:32:00
How Democratic is the UK? The 2012 Audit produced by the Democratic Audit is now out. Sadly next to no mention is made of the Cornish autonomy movement, national identity or constitutional position.
Equally the '3 Celtic nations' - Scotland, Wales and the British controlled bit of Ireland - are often mentioned when any impartial observer provided with all information could only conclude that there is a fourth 'Celtic' national identity in the UK.
Published on 2012-07-19 05:19:31
British Future describe themselves as "a new independent, non-partisan think-tank seeking to involve people in an open conversation, which addresses people’s hopes and fears about identity and integration, migration and opportunity, so that we feel confident about Britain’s Future.
"We want to ensure that we engage those who are anxious about cultural
identity and economic opportunity in Britain today, as well as those who
already feel confident about our society, so that we can togethe [..]
Published on 2012-07-17 04:04:44
For all those who wish to show their support for the Cornish nation. £7.99+ £2.00P&P from MK Merchandise 14,Pendarves St, Troon nr Camborne CORNWALL TR14 9EG.
Published on 2012-07-14 04:52:01
You can read here a recent article, No One Is Free Until Everyone Is Free by Mark Wilson, which started out, frankly, being pretty defamatory of the Cornish cause in general but then, with a little help and good-will, was re-written as a much more balanced and thought provoking piece on the possible inter-relations of nationalism, anti-racism and racist abuse in Cornwall. The title, by the way, quotes Fannie Lou Hamer of the US civil rights movement.
In a chilling coincidence, while this arti [..]
Published on 2012-07-11 12:01:23
Republic are holding a meeting in Kernow to discuss their Abolish the Duchy of Cornwall campaign. The details of the meeting are here.
Published on 2012-07-04 11:46:05
The HOPE not hate -Proud to be British?- survey results our out and can be found here.
Published on 2012-07-02 14:51:55
As Mebyon Kernow party leader has pointed out Cornwall is to be totally ignored, yet again, when the House of Lords is reformed. This follows hot on the heals of the Devonwall constituency, Devonwall police commissioner and a long list of other assaults on our identity and territorial integrity.
Published on 2012-06-24 10:27:48
Identity seems to be a subject worthy of comment following some recent developments.
Published on 2012-06-16 10:42:32
Out of interest has anybody from Cornwall contacted the McKay Commission.
Published on 2012-06-12 14:46:58
Civil War history reveals Cornish independence plan
Published on 2012-06-05 15:20:56
Lets not be bought off by symbolic gestures empty of any real hope for Cornwall.
Published on 2012-06-03 05:21:57
Why get rid of the monarchy? Hereditary public office goes against every democratic principle. And because we can't hold the Queen and her family to account at the ballot box, there's nothing to stop them abusing their privilege, misusing their influence or simply wasting our money.
Published on 2012-06-02 10:29:38
What is needed is a dedicated blog / website that would out all companies that denigrate or refuse the Cornish identity. A site that would inform readers and then urge them to contact offending companies whilst avoiding their produce. Who's up for it? If you'd like to tell Skinners what you think then click here.
Published on 2012-05-26 08:23:45
Published on 2012-05-23 14:15:06
This is the moment Andrew Ball carrying the Olympic torch had the Cornish flag taken from him just before he reached the Tamar. I'll leave you make up your own minds about the incident and how it reflects on the Anglo-British establishment's relationship with the Cornish identity.
Published on 2012-05-20 11:58:41
It seems the repaint of the Land's End visitors centre has cleansed the Cornish out of the picture. The St Pirans flag, Cornish emblem, and the Cornish language for Land's End - Penn-an-wlas - have been removed.
Published on 2012-05-20 07:44:58
Federal Union | Authentic euroscepticism: The idea that the rest of the EU should solve its problems together under shared, democratic, legitimate institutions is so abhorrent that we should wish recession on ourselves in order to prevent it.
Published on 2012-05-19 10:00:05
Gross domestic product (GDP) per inhabitant, in purchasing power standard (PPS), by NUTS 2.PNG
Perhaps a new approach to the governance of Cornwall is needed? Being run as an English county and being seen by London as an inconvenient periphery hasn't worked for Kernow. Cornwall is still getting a raw deal, despite the promises. The question is though do the people of Cornwall have the daring and desire to strike out on a new path?
Published on 2012-05-18 08:35:31
This "It's essentially a very big and powerful quango" is one of the many thought provoking statements that can be found here - Taking back the BBC - on OpenDemocracies latest project OurBeeb.
Another one is: “the important thing about the BBC isn’t that it’s biased towards left wing or right wing views, but towards the establishment’s worldview”.
Published on 2012-05-18 04:36:41
The History of Cornwall from the Cornwall Heritage Trust. I've got to say they don't do a bad job of recounting Cornish history but why not use the adjective 'Cornish' in the title? The word exists so why not make use of it? After all calling heritage 'English' doesn't seem to pose a problem.
They write: Cornwall’s prehistory and history help us to understand Cornwall today. The Duchy’s story is different from the rest of Britain: more survives here from the Neolithic and Bronze ages th [..]
Published on 2012-05-16 09:57:57
The following is a transcript
Published on 2012-05-09 10:53:39
Horn Of Plenty from awen productions cic on Vimeo.
Published on 2012-05-08 14:07:09
Why do some peddle the myth that being pro-Welsh independence means you're anti-English? English for Plaid.
Mebyon Kernow and the wider Cornish movement also suffer from the same misconceptions fed, undoubtedly, by the same two faced politicking of LibLabCon.
Published on 2012-05-07 10:27:10
Published on 2012-05-04 05:28:16
The Lib Dems have taken a whipping in the 2012 Local elections.
Published on 2012-05-03 05:15:49
Cornish Culture - Good for business: So, when it comes to thinking and talking about Cornwall, let us consider our commercial future when we use words that enhance the Cornish distinctiveness. Are we a county like Devon, or can we be that Duchy of distinctiveness? Are we selling British just as Surrey is, or are we selling Cornish with a Celtic history stretching back to pre-Roman times? Are we talking to clients about London-centric values, or are we creating an emotional attachment by helping [..]
Published on 2012-04-25 11:37:21
Published on 2012-04-21 14:18:05
Here is just a little quick publicity for the European Network Against Racism and the work they do. You can visit their site and sign up for their weekly newsletter full of information on projects to combat racism and discrimination from around Europe.
Published on 2012-04-15 13:57:52
The UK is and always has been a profoundly unequal union.
Published on 2012-04-11 13:10:08
A new pressure group -Kernow Calling- is trying to take off and has set up a presence on Facebook inviting one and all to get involved.
Published on 2012-04-07 08:24:46
Mebyon Kernow - The Party for Cornwall has a brand spanking new website that I invite you all to visit and then feedback to MK your thoughts. Above all read MK's policies as they are set out and then let the party know what you think.
Published on 2012-04-04 13:16:45
Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales each have their own Parliament or Assembly with powers over education, health and other areas. But MPs from these devolved nations can still vote on laws that apply solely in England, where English MPs cannot do the reverse.
Published on 2012-03-17 08:10:58
Following blogs here on alternative economics I've decided to link to the following article that provides a great résumé of what is open to Cornwall.
Alternative finance radicals: Infusing rebellion with entrepreneurial creativity | openDemocracy.
Published on 2012-03-11 10:52:26
This post provides a short explanation of the list of 'pro-Cornish' groups included on this blog. Updated the 11th March 2012.
Members of the Cornish movement should feel free to contact, lobby and even join some of the following in order to maintain good relations and promote the Cornish cause.
If any other group believes they should be included then please do contact the blog author and explain why.
First things first. It is my opinion that Cornwall would be best served [..]
Published on 2012-03-07 13:39:18
“Books are the windows through which the soul looks out,” said Henry Ward Beecher.
So where, we may ask, is Cornwall’s soul? Cornwall’s culture has been rightly celebrated in recent years and yet the role of a discernibly Cornish literature in that culture has been overlooked. I’d charge that it has been variously neglected, forgotten, or else misappropriated for the tourist industry in such guises as the Daphne du Maurier festival. Provocative? Perhaps, but not without provocat [..]
Published on 2012-03-06 13:30:11
Published on 2012-03-03 06:31:20
In praise of Cornwall | Unlock Democracy. For me the campaign for devolution and decentralisation has always been about bringing power closer to the people and allowing communities to have a greater say over their own affairs. Why should decisions on transport, education or the environment be taken in Westminster, far way from the people they effect? The assumption that the policy framework should be the same in Birmingham as in Kent, stifles innovation and lets down local people. The centralise [..]
Published on 2012-02-26 04:02:47
You can find more form these two on YouTube.
Published on 2012-02-19 07:32:28
Cameron and the future of the Union: a forum | openDemocracy. The Prime Minister's Edinburgh speech on the Union marks a turning point in British politics. It acknowledges that the Scottish Parliament will call a referendum on whether Scotland should be independent and sets out a case for the Union, raising huge issues of cultures, identities and prospects for the UK. What is your response? Ideal length is 250 words. Please send them to Niki Seth Smith (niki.sethsmith at opendemocracy.net).
Published on 2012-02-12 14:16:07
Following on from blogs here about the potential benefits of a local currency system for Cornwall (or smaller communities therein) some news from the Basque Country: Basques think of introducing own alternative currency to promote ecology, solidarity and local economy.
Published on 2012-02-05 05:17:32
The debate around the future of the UK is raging. How best can we ensure the Cornish questions is included and justly addressed in this conversation?
The Internet is one of many options but still underused by the Cornish movement. Mebyon Kernow and the Cornish Constitutional Convention should be mentioned for their tentative efforts on Facebook and Twitter (@CornishAssembly @MebyonKernow) but where are the other groups? On the legion of press articles about the UK and Home Nations that can be [..]
Published on 2012-01-23 13:12:51
Published on 2012-01-18 09:23:49
TAMARA from denzil monk on Vimeo.
Published on 2012-01-16 13:59:39
Lets demonstrate Cornish difference again by showing the Scots some solidarity. Enter your Cornish post code and vote for independence!
Do you think Scotland should become independent? | Politics | guardian.co.uk
Published on 2012-01-13 15:20:21
In response to my blog here the English Regionalist John Baxendale wrote the following thought provoking comments. I'll try and respond myself when I get some time but in the meanwhile all thoughts would be most welcome.
I was very interested to read your response to my piece on the North of England, and to get a Cornish take on the issues I raised. One of my main concerns in writing the piece was nationhood: what is a nation, what privileges does nationhood bring (even without a state), how [..]
Published on 2012-01-05 14:58:18
MP opens Cornish Devolution EDM - Morning Star
We want to be just like Scotland, say Cornish nationalists - Scotsman.com
Cornish devolution campaign revived by show of pan-Celtic political unity - The Independent
Cornwall Devolution Campaign Revived And Backed By Plaid Cymru - Huffington Post
Welsh politicians add their support to Cornwall devolution campaign - WalesOnline
Published on 2012-01-01 10:54:46
Blydhen Nowydh Da - Bonne Annee - Bloavezh Mat - Happy New Year
Published on 2011-12-27 10:31:38
John Baxendale has produced an interesting article for OurKingdom that can be found here: England, Scotland and the North: a view from 'flyover country'. The basic premise being "with Scotland on the road to further devolution if not independence, and the cuts set to deepen, its time to talk about the oft-forgotten North of England".
Even if the 'oft-forgotten North of England' remark has this Cornishman choking on his pasty, quite correctly he points out that, differently to Cornwall, the le [..]
Published on 2011-12-23 04:41:59
The General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written about the unrivalled influence of the Duke of Cornwall in his column in the West Briton newspaper this month.
Rhisiart Tal-e-bot argues that the Duke is able to exercise considerable power in Cornwall that seems to place him outside of "the rules and regulations that govern everyone else", following leaked documents that show the Duke is able to veto or modify laws that affect his vested interests, especially in the Duchy of Cornwa [..]
Published on 2011-07-05 13:37:51
I have received the message below from the people at Digital Democracy hosts of my Cornish Devolution Now campaign. Well done to all who helped.
Yes your campaign finished top in the UK for the month and emails have been sent to all the MPs we
Published on 2011-07-04 16:16:34
The latest Tory recruit in Cornwall had the following to say when I asked him:
1) What he thought about the people who did door to door for him whilst he stood under the Mebyon Kernow banner?
2 If he would be standing down so that a new election coul
Published on 2011-07-03 04:50:30
We are still a nation divided by shameful economic injustice | The big issue | From the Observer | The Observer: Much of south-west England has more in common with the north than the south. The economic hardships of the West Country are always disgui
Published on 2011-07-02 05:11:57
The General Secretary of the Celtic League has written to Lys Kernow/Cornwall Council to enquire what level of cooperation exists between it and the Breton Regional Council.
The letter from the GS follows a visit last week of the First Minister of th
Published on 2011-06-21 13:51:57
Published on 2011-06-21 12:21:32
As many a Cornish campaigner will now know the Duchy of Cornwall is a very strange Janus faced beast.
It claims to be nothing but a private landed estate and so is exempt from the Freedom of Informations Act as is every other private company or org
Published on 2011-06-20 13:38:44
With this latest news -Icann increases web domain suffixes- here's a nod to the dotKer and dotCor domain name ideas for Cornwall that were floated around in previous years.
Published on 2011-06-20 12:18:21
I am writing my dissertation on the devolution process in Scotland, Wales and England, focusing on the achievements of these nations and the future prospects of the process not only in Scotland and Wales, but also in England and other devolved region
Published on 2011-06-18 05:25:40
Children's History of Cornwall: Amazon.co.uk: Peggy Burns: Books
Published on 2011-06-12 11:16:44
You can now buy the English language version of the above book here: Atlas of Stateless Nations in Europe: Minority People in Search of Recognition.
Published on 2011-06-10 01:57:02
Case to recognise Cornish as national minority is restated in report
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For all those interested in promoting a St Pirans day bank holiday for Kernow, and of course preventing a St Georges day being imposed on us, then please contact the government and let them know what you think. People might also consider opposing the
Published on 2011-06-06 13:52:11
Please visit this site and VOTE for Cornish Devolution: Digital Democracy - Vote on top campaigns. The campaign does not need more supporters but votes instead. For reasons as to why it would be good to win this read my previous blog post o
Published on 2011-05-26 13:33:28
The constitutional imbalance caused by devolution under the last Labour government is finally being recognised. But England itself is not a homogeneous nation.
The following suggestions are made based on the assumption that the Cornish are
Published on 2011-05-22 07:15:25
Take Back Parliament: Let’s Reform Local Elections: While STV would be a poor reform choice for General Elections or for the House of Lords, in my opinion, it is clearly a strong choice for local elections. Firstly, we know it works; it is alr
Published on 2011-05-21 14:13:00
Spainish protests: 'We want change'
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Cornish activists have long know the truth behind the claims of the UK's hard and far-right parties -UKIP, BNP and NF- to be 'British' nationalists. In their combined responses to Cornish political and cultural aspirations they have been aggressive i
Published on 2011-05-21 09:25:41
Scottish independence: a brave new world | Politics | The Guardian: Scottish nationalists aren't the separatists of old, or in any sense "little Scotlanders". But the Westminster-focused class, on left and right, are "little Britishers" and "little E
Published on 2011-05-20 14:09:22
St.Dennis Anti Incinerator Group - Council Leader Letter to SOS. Press Release by Cornwall Councillor Dick Cole 19th.May 2011.
Published on 2011-05-19 11:34:06
Why theatre needs a Cornu-copia of regional dialects | Stage | guardian.co.uk
Published on 2011-05-18 05:05:39
Surfing Tommies Trailer from Ian Bucknole on Vimeo.
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BBC - Democracy Live - St George's Day and St David's Day Bill : A public holiday to mark St George's Day would bolster national unity, a Tory MP has said. Presenting his St George's Day and St David's Day Bill to the Commons on 13 May 2011, Nadhim Z
Published on 2011-05-12 14:52:52
Cornwall: Stannary Law: 11 May 2011: Written answers and statements (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Lord Laird (Crossbench) To ask Her Majesty's Government, in a legal context, what is the status of stannary law in Cornwall.
Lord McNally (Minister of State, Jus
Published on 2011-05-09 14:08:07
Lets get the bitter out of the way first. Plaid Cymru loosing AM's to British nationalist Labour is regrettable but this has to be seen in the perspective of the self same nation voting for greater devolved powers on the 3rd of March. Wales
Published on 2011-05-09 13:21:01
EUROPA - The symbols of the EU - Europe day, 9 May - What is Europe Day?
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Welcome to The Kernow X Blog - Blog Kernow X a'gas Dynnargh
Published on 2011-05-04 06:39:59
The state of the nation, 2011: So what did the royal wedding tell us? That we are ruled by a family whose leading members only really understand or care about the English, and only the English with money, at that; who know that a great change is happ
Published on 2011-05-03 13:11:54
Large corporations, for good or for bad, are major influences on UK and other governments, and customarily a greater one than large portions of the population. Neglectful regulations have allowed these big businesses to repudiate just actions and con
Published on 2011-05-01 12:02:48
Workers' around the world are celebrating Sunday May 1, the international Labor Day marking the struggle for dignified work and the feeling of solidarity amongst laborers.
The history of the commemoration goes back to the 1886 Haymarket incident in C
Published on 2011-05-01 09:00:15
One and All broadcasts on the Source FM out of Falmouth and via Tremough University on Monday mornings from 9AM to 11AM.
The programme is produced and presented by Tony Leamon and Mike Chappell of the Celtic League and due to the enormous support it
Published on 2011-04-30 10:04:41
The Digital Democracy - Cornish Devolution Now campaign is currently at 118 votes and on the top of the list. More on how this campaign could benefit the Cornish cause can be found below. We can take this all the way but it depends on every
Published on 2011-04-27 07:41:26
Devonwall and AV: indelibly linked not spuriously separate. To participate in that referendum is to legitimate the Devonwall constituency. It’s as simple as that.
To add to the wise words of Cornish Zetetics above I'd just like to ask the following
Published on 2011-04-27 01:28:31
This in from MK: The Cornwall Anti-Cuts Alliance is holding a public meeting at the Hall for Cornwall on Thursday 28th April at 7.30. It will bring together a range of speakers against the Conservative and Liberal Democrat cuts including representati
Published on 2011-04-26 13:14:00
In Britain, Cornwall Pays No Mind To Royal Wedding : NPR
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This is just to promote the new blog from Traveller Space. Supporting Gypsies and Travellers in Cornwall and the South West (of England I assume).
Published on 2011-04-26 00:54:08
Gay marriage and Cornish rights. Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell will march in the Cornwall Pride gay parade this Saturday, 8 August, with a placard emblazoned with the words: End ban on gay marriage!
He will also reiterate his support for Cor
Published on 2011-04-23 13:03:30
Let us speak of St George and Little England! | openDemocracy. Following the article to the right a few pertinent Cornish comments were left that I think need just a little more attention.
From - Stop complaining - we have:
“To be English today (is
Published on 2011-04-18 13:56:45
BBC News - Grenade found in Cornwall garden. What is a 'Cornwall garden'? What has happened to the adjective Cornish? Is this just an example of the sloppy English of BBC journalists or an effort by the establishment to bring Cornwall
Published on 2011-04-17 09:06:13
Essential reading here from Tyr Gwyr Gweryn: A further response to the UK governments 3rd compliance report with regards the Council of Europe's framework convention for the protection of national minorities.
And extract: Did the Cornish become Engli
Published on 2011-04-17 07:45:20
Indigenous struggle in defence of Mother Earth and its collectivist organization: Hugo Blanco - Ecosocialists Unite
Published on 2011-04-16 09:36:55
Governments Should Promote Cultural Diversity on the Internet. Sadly it seems the DotKer campaign is in a long hibernation. Lack of interest lack of money or too many obstacles placed in the road, at least the campaign continues for others elsewhere-
Published on 2011-04-14 13:57:49
But it seems sometimes I'm the only one bothered to try to engage the outside world in debate. I really despair sometimes and can't help but feel I'm surrounded by weekend Cornish activists more interested in bickering amongst themselv
Published on 2011-04-14 13:39:50
Unite Against Fascism | Cameron’s dangerous remarks will boost racists and fascists
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Google ‘Googles’ Famous Cornish Inventor Richard Trevithick | Our Cornwall / Agan Kernow
Published on 2011-04-12 03:16:53
Digital Democracy - Cornish Devolution Now
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During the second world war a small number of Breton nationalists collaborated with the Nazis in the hope that the Third Reich would give them an autonomous Brittany within a Nazi Europe.
A clear example of the stupidity in blindly following th
Published on 2011-04-09 14:58:57
Unite Against Fascism | BNP and other fascist parties seek council seats in elections
The English Democrats have happily absorbed a number of BNP defectors ahead of the elections, and its highly racist nature is spelled out in its public policies whi
Published on 2011-04-09 12:23:34
Just so there is no confusion as to what I think about the future Duke of Cornwall's forthcoming marriage. In fact what I think of all the royals in general.
Published on 2011-04-09 04:28:35
Andrew Simms - Does David Cameron really follow this green guru? | the new economics foundation
Published on 2011-04-07 08:21:09
The Cornish Question on the Country Standard blog. A site that celebrates the work of the monthly radical magazine of the same name established for rural workers in 1935.
Published on 2011-04-05 14:28:11
Below are to be found the thoughts of Brian Barder, a Labour supporter and much more besides, on devolution, federalism, England and the Cornish question. Brian was responding to one of my email not to dissimilar to this one.
Thank you for your
Published on 2011-04-04 15:04:39
This article - Waiting in the wings - from Searchlight examines the English Democrats and how they have tried to court the BNP voter.
It makes sad reading and bodes badly for the emergence of a progressive, respectful and respectable English national
Published on 2011-04-02 03:55:36
Lecture: The City Of London And Its Tax Haven Empire (mp3).
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A Councillor's motion calling on Cornwall Council to debate asking the (UK) government to create a public holiday on St Piran's day was refused yesterday.
Chair of Cornwall Council, Cllr. Pat Rowe, said that the debate would not go ahead because of `
Published on 2011-03-31 09:13:34
How the London political classes see Scotland | openDemocracy: The British political elites, from politicians to civil servants and think tanks in the London village no longer have any emotional, gut or instinctual feel for the multi-national, hybrid
Published on 2011-03-29 13:52:54
At the moment I don't live in Kernow. I was born and grew-up there but, like many young Cornish folk, I had to leave the Duchy to go to university. Between 1998 and 2002 I lived and worked back in Kernow but I was drawn away - first to London then to
Published on 2011-03-24 13:07:15
For some, Cornwall is no holiday, but a place to sleep rough in the woods | Society | The Guardian
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Radio Free Cornwall on Facebook. Please join and let others know. I can invite other FB users as admin and I'm open to making it collaborative so let me know if your interested.
Published on 2011-03-19 11:53:28
The Executive Guide to how they control power in Britain | openDemocracy We do not live in a popular democracy, in which ‘we, the people’ control the way we are governed. Instead, we are subjects in a country ruled through Parliament by an execu
Published on 2011-03-19 10:19:04
With both fossil and nuclear fuels looking less likely by the day to offer us any kind of future perhaps it's an auspicious moment to highlight the work of the Transition Cornwall Network.
You don't have to accept climate-change or peak-oil to acknow
Published on 2011-03-16 08:01:33
Very funny. Please watch.
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BBC News - English Democrats want vote on Monmouthshire Welshness. Of course! The BBC would never miss the chance to promote a minor English nationalist party with dubious connections to the British far-right would they?
When can we expect the BBC to
Published on 2011-03-15 11:37:59
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The Cornish Music Network MORE Live Cornish bands playing MORE Live music in MORE live music pubs to MORE live people.
Published on 2011-03-13 14:06:07
Official labour market statistics for Cornwall. Comments from a Facebook follower and very old friend: The unemployment figures don't seem to be too far out of line with the national average. It's when you look at average hourly wages that you start
Published on 2011-03-13 08:37:43
Immigrants and other minority groups are not the enemies of Cornwall. They are simply different and stand out thus making them easy targets for people who have got so lost in the individual they have lost sight of the universal. Unity in Cornwall to
Published on 2011-03-11 15:11:35
The English are not our enemy. The English are our neighbours and our friends down the pub. They are our lovers, partners, work colleagues, family, customers, fellow union members and much much more besides. The Cornish are partly English and th
Published on 2011-03-09 13:47:13
"The rising of the women means the rising of us all" | openDemocracy
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International Women's Day 2011.
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With Libyans continuing to shed their blood for freedom (with or without the help of UK special forces) the CRBlogger would like to reiterate his support and express his deep admiration for the people of North Africa who have given so much in the nam
Published on 2011-03-06 07:56:14
By their very nature and structure, community based credit unions are a good local solution. Membership is only open to those who live or work within a specified area known in credit union terms as the “Common Bond”. The two largest credit unio
Published on 2011-03-05 10:07:53
Euskal Herria: The struggle for independence in the Basque Country and the impact of ‘terrorist’bans / The UK ban on the PKK: Persecuting the Kurd / The Tamils of Sri Lanka - oppressed at home and persecuted in the
Published on 2011-03-05 07:19:03
Gool Pyran lowen - Happy St Pirans day!
Published on 2011-03-03 15:02:01
Fear and HOPE | The new politics of identity is a report from the Searchlight Educational Trust. One to be read and digested by the Cornish movement. A quote taken from the foreword of the report is below:
The real floating voters, primarily ‘iden
Published on 2011-02-27 11:36:54
Compass votes to open membership to centre-left progressives from all parties | Compass: Neal Lawson, Chair of Compass said of the result: 'From today anyone who shares our vision of the good society can join Compass. Labour, Greens, Liberal Dem
Published on 2011-02-27 09:58:39
Rebuilding ‘Broken Britain’: A Question of Priorities « A Blog for All Seasons
Published on 2011-02-25 11:51:29
Following the recent efforts to inform people that they can now record themselves as Cornish on the forthcoming 2011 census a local blogger wrote an article called - Tick here for the Cornish Jedi option.
In the article, by association, the author tr
Published on 2011-02-24 15:04:37
From Republic - the campaigning for a democratic alternative to the monarchy: No more royal secrecy - write to your MP today. A very worthy campaign for all those interested in bringing the Duchy of Cornwall within the Freedom on Informatio
Published on 2011-02-22 11:48:37
So the Cornish pasty wins protected status . That'll mean good news for Cornish jobs I hope. Well done to the Cornish Pasty Association for the work they have done on this.
Please note though that whilst our inoffensive crimped pies get recognition
Published on 2011-02-22 10:49:36
This is our revolution, too | openDemocracy: What they are most afraid of is that, having slept through the last 60 years of democracy, their own citizens/subjects may be about to wake up again to their own power: that, having seen what it is like wh
Published on 2011-02-21 13:26:49
Nationalia - Protests against Bouteflika launched in Kabylia. With revolution spreading across the Arab world spare a thought for the Amazighs. Sometimes, sadly, revolutions have a way of turning against national minority groups. The Copts of Egypt a
Published on 2011-02-20 11:09:57
The new Cornwall Anti-Cuts Alliance page on Facebook
Published on 2011-02-20 07:46:01
The creator of the diagram above and -The difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England (and a whole lot more)- is asking, perhaps, the impossible of us:
If you had to sum up the whole, complicated issue of Cornwall in a single sen
Published on 2011-02-19 08:15:44
What do I mean by this? Got something to get of my chest? How about the following? Personally I've had enough of:
Lib Dems, comfortably in bed with the Tories in Westminster, but who show up to sleep-ins to protest at cuts to Cornish homeless service
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COMUNICAT DE PREMSA: La Consulta de Barcelona Decideix, al Fòrum Social Mundial de Dakar | Fòrum pels Drets dels Pobles
Once again John Cutliff of the Cornish Stannary Parliament attended the World Social Forum organised this year in Dakar. I think
Published on 2011-02-17 14:43:41
Following this short blog a Cornish campaigner wrote to the Crown Estate to ask if Queen had sovereignty over Cornwall. The response of their solicitor is below.
Thank you for your website enquiry referred to below to The Crown Estate of 8 February 2
Published on 2011-02-16 11:23:23
Scotland, England and Britain: Gerry Hassan debates Nick Pearce | openDemocracy:
"The nature of the United Kingdom, the territorial dimensions of its politics, and the national questions of these isles are going to come to the fore of British politic
Published on 2011-02-15 14:37:46
A friend in the radical left Breton party -Breizhistance- sent me a policy statement (below) on Breton self-determination.
It came, after some badgering by Breton activists, from the Nouveau parti anticapitaliste (NPA), one of the parties from the F
Published on 2011-02-14 13:23:31
State monoculturalism and diversity | Blog Mabon: "Multiculturalism has always been a part of the fabric of our society. Just think of the various communities that grew in Wales during the height of the industrial revolution, English, Scottish, Corni
Published on 2011-02-13 08:05:18
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Cardinham Woods, Bodmin. Stop the sale of Cornish woodland
Published on 2011-02-12 14:47:43
Consumers of South West England. It has come to our attention that a recalcitrant few in your region are continuing to cling to a redundant identity.
These people are sick and suffering from identity confusion. The ex-identity -Cornish- is an outdat
Published on 2011-02-12 08:12:49
Labour must trust the people | openDemocracy
Trust the people of Cornwall when they show an interest in having an assembly or being recognised as a national minority. If Labour committed themselves to respecting our border and a referendum on devolu
Published on 2011-02-11 07:56:39
95% of Conservative / Liberal Democrat peers oppose amendment to Keep Cornwall Whole
Yes, of course, more important things are happening in the world right now. Even without the democratic revolutions in the Arab world we could still quickly find so
Published on 2011-02-09 07:26:15
The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League contacted Konsel Kernow/Cornwall Council on 2nd February 2010 to request that the Council considers making the 5th March an annual holiday for its staff.
The letter argued that “as the main council in Cornwal
Published on 2011-02-07 14:20:44
Escheats FAQ: "We, The Crown Estate, (through our solicitors Burges Salmon) deal with all cases of escheat throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, except for Cornwall and an area known as the County Palatine of Lancaster (which includes parts
Published on 2011-02-06 13:24:31
For the 2011 UK census full instructions on how to register your Cornish national and/or ethnic identity along with the use of the Cornish language can be found here on the Cornwall Council website: 2011 Census: Cornish identity.
It's vitally import
Published on 2011-02-03 14:29:24
Truth, Reason and Liberty: On race and nationality
Multiculturalism, Britishness, and Muslims | openDemocracy
the Disillusioned kid: Polyculturalism: Not just a silly name for a bird
Having our cake and eating it: British Muslim women | openDemocracy
Published on 2011-02-03 14:08:57
Following the CRB blog post calling for unity on the ecological left this article -Compass' vote on opening out its membership is a sign of the pluralist times- may be of interest.
At Compass conference I have seen – on the same platform, disagree
Published on 2011-02-02 07:17:28
It's of good educational value even if the Cornish nation and its Duchy constitution are ignored once more. It's not surprising really considering the lengths the UK establishment has gone to in order to sweep the Duchy -and consequently our national
Published on 2011-01-30 14:02:02
Many faithfully UKanian consumers will not have failed to notice a certain disquiet in some less fortunate countries around the globe. Greece, Tunisia, Egypt- where next? Rest assured! Order will be restored shortly and consumption resumed.
Published on 2011-01-29 11:02:34
The Hope of Place / Selected Poems 1990-2010 by Alan M Kent - Morning Star
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Ban Ki-moon: World's economic model is 'environmental suicide' | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Published on 2011-01-27 14:50:11
Some months back now, on Our Scotland, I suffered a rather glib remark from a Scottish nationalist during a debate about the possibility of closer cooperation between the different EFA members in the UK.
He described Cornwall as the 'slowest boat in
Published on 2011-01-25 14:07:16
Cornwall Film Festival 2010 Documentary from James Forster on Vimeo.
Published on 2011-01-25 13:55:39
Recently an English nationalist told me that he would be sad if Cornwall separated from England (Please note! England isn't the UK!) as he had always considered it part of his country [England] and that he had spent many happy childhood holidays ther
Published on 2011-01-24 14:52:05
On Newsnet Scotland: Rydhsys rag Kernow lemmyn?
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BBC News - Bristol gay couple win Cornwall B+B bed ban case
Propper Job! The Cornish Republican opposes all discrimination based on sex or sexuality.
Published on 2011-01-22 08:18:10
Big Design Challenge Cornwall - solving the issues that affect communities in CornwallThe Big Design Challenge is a practical way to address Cornwall's issues through community action, inspiring local people to come forward with challenges and design
Published on 2011-01-22 07:49:46
Cornwall Anti-Cuts Alliance | Fighting The Cuts, Together, In Cornwall
Published on 2011-01-20 14:29:13
The Project for a Participatory Society U.K (PPS-UK) organises around the belief that much of the injustices that exist in our societies today can be eliminated or significantly reduced by replacing the current social structures with new ones that fu
Published on 2011-01-19 08:28:07
Strange to see a Cornish flag at a rally organised by English nationalists! Justice For England March | Demotix.com I wonder if it was a Cornish nationalist out for a laugh.
Published on 2011-01-19 07:26:29
The below is cross posted from OurKingdom: To reform the UK state we need a democratic green alliance - a response to Gerry Hassan.
In -The problem with the British state- Gerry Hassan once again berates Labour for their failure to understand the rea
Published on 2011-01-18 13:45:42
Let’s follow Shaxson through the rings of the British spider’s web: the inner ring of the Crown dependencies, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man; the overseas territories, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the Virgin Islands, the Turks and Caicos Is
Published on 2011-01-18 06:56:46
To reform the UK state we need a democratic green alliance - a response to Gerry Hassan.
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The Cornish Republican salutes the people of Tunisia. Sweeping away the corrupt and incompetent- a people ready to fight is a people ready to be respected. Here's hoping the Berber minority come out in better position than before the r
Published on 2011-01-17 09:36:40
I've copied the below over from the Breton Connection because it's important and, following recent debates on C24, I'm going to revisit the various Breton human rights associations to see if there are ideas we can use in Kernow.
The Celtic League h
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May 2011 - Equality South West: "ESW - 10th May - The Equality Act - The Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall
This half day seminar, as part of a series of Equality Act events being run across the South West, will focus on the changes taking place sin
Published on 2011-01-15 07:59:47
Following my blog post on sovereignty the above article may be of interest: The riddle of the Duchy of Cornwall and planning law.
Published on 2011-01-14 15:09:26
Or - What has Europe ever done for Cornwall?
If you ever wondered what other parts of Europe qualify for Convergence funding, along with our Cornish Duchy, then the map above will help. A few thoughts then:
Rather like the totalitarian so
Published on 2011-01-14 13:58:59
The size of the states: If they were countries | The Economist
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West of the Tamar, down Camborne way « Splintered Sunrise
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I'm Having A St Pirans Day Celebration.
Christmas is behind us so lets turn to our next opportunity to drink ourselves into oblivion and away from the ConDems. St Pirans day will be a time of celebration across Kernow and for lovers of Cornwal
Published on 2011-01-09 07:07:38
Another Green World: A Green Party pact for electoral power
I've been featured on the blog Another Green World. All comments are welcome. I'll add here a link to Ecosocialists Unite. An interesting opportunity to network with other like minds.
Published on 2011-01-08 07:57:01
With the start of a New Year it is useful to reflect on some of the more political developments that have taken place in the Celtic countries over the course of the last twelve months, but more importantly it is essential to look ahead so that we can
Published on 2011-01-06 13:51:27
Consultation on the cabinet manual: have your say on a document being described as the first step to a British written constitution | openDemocracy
An opportunity above for our Cornish constitutionalists to contribute information and suggestions con
Published on 2011-01-04 08:25:06
I've been given the dubious honour of being listed in a blog role of Nationalist Insugency on the blog A Pint of Unionist Lite.
Whilst always being grateful for people linking to the CRB I can't help but feel that in this case I'm playing the token
Published on 2011-01-03 09:15:15
Colganology: Not just about pasties and piskies ...: Henhwedhlow, a book of Cornish folktales for the 21st century.
‘All power to Stevyn Colgan and his project to preserve Cornish myth, legend and song. Who knows; as a result some
Published on 2011-01-03 08:36:49
Cornish Film Culture from Chris Harrison on Vimeo.
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A very worthwhile project here to bring to your attention called Bish Bash Bosh Productions.
They write about themselves: BishBashBosh Productions are a new production company from Cornwall dedicated to commissioning, developing and producing C
Published on 2010-12-30 08:04:26
Clearly Cornwall's case for 'regional' devolution would be aided by similar well established and popular grass-roots regionalist movements around England.
So what exists? This post is just a short summary of the various English regionalist movement
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Defend the Human Rights Act: the Aso Mohammed Ibrahim case shows the need for a strong response | openDemocracy
It seems the HRA needs defending from not only the right-wing populism of the Daily Mail but also that of the ConDems. An interesting art
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I was reminded of one of Cornwall's constitutional peculiarities the other day by a tweet from Keep Cornwall Whole.
Perhaps you know this already but within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland you never really own the land you
Published on 2010-12-23 12:43:53
It didn't take long for the Kernow Defence League to reveal it's true colours. The English Defence League (EDL) - cornwall (kernow) Division has now become a private members page on Facebook.
Doubly despicable for their low-brow populist xenophobia
Published on 2010-12-22 13:21:49
Country Standard: Cornwall- a monthly radical magazine for rural workers establised in 1935. This site celebrates its work and that of the National Union of Agricultural Workers "Sharpen the sickle! The fields are white; 'Tis the time of the harvest
Published on 2010-12-20 08:48:35
In Corsica, Cultures United to Honor Separatism - NYTimes.com.
A message above from the European Free Alliance, EFA Youth and the Centre Maurits Coppieters for 2011.
Published on 2010-12-20 07:59:07
The new book -Atlas des Nations sans état en Europe- has finally hit the shops.
It's publication had been delayed but now available to the Francophonic world is a smart new atlas in which can found a chapter on the statele
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The threat to Cornish integrity posed by the reform of UK Parliamentary constituencies « England's Left Forward
Cornish Independence: should people support it?
Some blog opportunities above for Cornish comment. Please do visit the sites and leave
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Following the post -Dead Cornish?- it gives me great pleasure to reproduce the following press release from the Celtic League.
The status of the Cornish Language was reclassified last week by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Or