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ARTICLES OF INTEREST
Ten commandments for the public house
David Butterfield says the perfect pub should provide an alcohol-abetted escape from the modern world
In Defense of Clarity
Jeff Alworth stands up for clarity in beer and says that 'a bright, coruscating beer is a gorgeous thing on its own'
I don't remember signing up for an unwanted mammy... did you?
Ian O'Doherty wonders whether we will always be shackled by the killjoys, the bullies and the eternal-life fantasists of the health lobby
The alcohol figures that just don't add up
Pete Brown argues that the industry has suffered for too long over 'facts' which serve only to scaremonger the British public when it comes to the UK's alcohol 'problem'
‘Binge Britain’ has ended. Get over it
says Christopher Snowdon
The Truth We Won’t Admit: Drinking Is Healthy
The public health establishment buries overwhelming evidence that abstinence is a cause of heart disease and early death, says Stanton Peele
We love pubs and churches, but don’t want to use them
Rowan Pelling says we love to complain about the decline of our institutions, but want someone else to do our praying and drinking