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Articles by Ian Martin

A journey that ends in Northumbria?

Summary

I knew that we’d been let down. I knew that our talent and our ideas and our potential was being wasted. I knew …

Where I'm calling from*

Summary

  • Yorkshire and the North are subject to the hegemony of power and influence concentrated in London.
  • This hegemony has a negative impact on the …

Article 50: A personal view on Yorkshire, the UK and the EU

This blog reflects the personal views of Same Skies campaigner Ian Martin from East Leeds.

The future of Yorkshire really matters to me. This is …

Some reading for the end of 2016

At the end of last year, we collected together some of the pieces of writing that had got Same Skies members thinking that year. Many …

Could our Regional Democracy trial a Citizens’ Income?

Maybe it’s me. Maybe my instincts are all over the place. But when the Yorkshire Post’s political editor described something as 'much mocked' …

Some thought provoking writing for the end of the year

Here are a few pieces of online writing from inside and outside our region that really got us thinking over the last year...

"Facing an …

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