PioneerA weekly newspaper which espoused the socialist cause it was launched by Keir Hardie. T. E. Nicholas (Niclas y Glais) was invited by Keir Hardie to become its Welsh editor. He emphasised ideas such as socialism, peace and justice, equality, land nationalisation, a Parliament for Wales, and opposition to the monarchy, the brewers and militarism. A more resilient paper than others, it managed to combine the requirements of a local paper and also fulfilling its function as an instrument of political propaganda and education.
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Published in Merthyr Tydfil from 1911 to 1922.
1914 - 1919 (310 available issues)
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