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Is This (The Beginning Of) The End Of Prohibition?

Is This (The Beginning Of) The End Of Prohibition?

Speaking as someone who knows next to nothing about the American lawmaking process – and can therefore be naively optimistic – I’ve had my mental fingers crossed ever since I heard that Colorado and Washington have both voted to legalise cannabis for recreational use. (NB Mental fingers: those things you cross when you really, really(…)

Why Britain is Not a Democracy

Why Britain is Not a Democracy

Democracy is viewed by many people as a positive political system. Many also believe that Britain upholds our democracy. But what exactly is democracy? And is Britain really up to the high standards that democracy demands? Democracy is most commonly seen as a government in which the people have the supreme power. This is usually(…)

Europeans Officially Crowned the World’s Biggest Drinkers

Europeans Officially Crowned the World’s Biggest Drinkers

Yes, it’s true. We all beat the Americans and now we are officially the world’s biggest drinkers. Hurrah! Although, livers all across Europe will now be seeking counselling at some point in the near future. The World Health Organisation led a report with the European Commission to ascertain the truth, and it emerged that people(…)