What is Valleys Underground? Why is Socialism so important to you? Can Wales ever achieve Independence? What are you up to, and how can I join? For answers to these, as well as more, we are happy to announce the first of the Valleys Underground questions over drinks. We intend
We are proud, after months of organizing and planning, to announce the launch of the Valleys Underground Movement, a non-party affiliated community organisation advocating: Welsh Independence Socialism Direct Community action The needs for Socialism in Wales Almost a quarter of people in Wales live in poverty. Valleys Underground promotes a truly Socialist Wales, and one
Abandoned for nearly two decades, left to rot among the weeds, Merthyr Tydfil’s historic Jewish Synagogue has been left a ghost of its former past. From smashed windows from years of vandalism, to the gorgeous steps where Merthyr’s Jewish congregation would gather buried under fly-tipped rubbish, the Synagogue is in a sorry, lamentable state. Whilst
Continuing on from our last piece, we’ve talked to the Connolly Youth Movement’s General Secretary, Alex Homits, about the need for direct, socialist community action in South Wales.
How many abandoned buildings would you say there are in Wales currently? 100? 200? 500? Well, according to recent figures, there’s a little more than 500. As of 2017, there are at least 23,000 properties laying empty. …Jesus Christ. The thing is though, despite the initial shock of the statistic, it shouldn’t really come as
On the 11th May this month, on a surprisingly sunny Saturday, arguably one of the most historic events in recent Welsh history occurred. Whether or not you accept the estimated number, it was said over a thousand descended upon Cardiff in the largest ever march for Welsh Independence. Indeed, whether it’s the rise of the
Nigel Farage visited Merthyr on Wednesday. Smugly grinning as he strolled along the High Street, Farage promised a better Merthyr, and an end to the economic misery that has plagued the town for decades. Speaking to a crowd of followers at the Trago Mills Carpark – with the business one would expect of a boring
We sit down with Mark Hooper of Basic Income Wales to discuss the possibility of a government provided Universal Basic Income.
We discuss decriminalization, myths and the future of Welsh drug law with Cannabis Industry Wales.
Valleys Underground is a new media service that aims to cover the more gritty, radical political stories within Wales, and the UK at large. We believe that independent media within Wales is lacking, especially within the South Wales Valleys. Through this service, we aim to provide News and Politics Articles and Opinion pieces Interviews Artwork