Quietism: A Welsh Condition

Cover Image: Antigone (La Petite Vermillon) — Jean Anouilh

No doubt all of us have been trying to make sense of recent events in Wales, as we face what is hopefully, but not necessarily, a once-in-a-lifetime-crisis. For me, it is difficult not to witness the stresses and strains we are now experiencing without thinking about the internal contradictions of our very particular political order — one characterised by what commentators like to call ‘one-partyism’ (more of that in a moment).