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Eating & Drinking

CAMRA at 50: will it combat Big Beer?
Thursday, 18 March 2021 20:04

CAMRA at 50: will it combat Big Beer?

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Keith Flett mulls over CAMRA's history and its options for future campaigning activity CAMRA is 50 years old in March. That is quite an achievement for a voluntary campaign, implying at least renewal through several generations of activists, something which is often hard to achieve. It now has 170,000 members…
Black Lives Matter, slavery, the Beerage and beer in 2020
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 06 July 2020 16:13

Black Lives Matter, slavery, the Beerage and beer in 2020

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Keith Flett considers Black Lives Matter, slavery, the history of the ‘Beerage’ and beer in 2020 Following the police killing of George Floyd the Black Lives Matter movement has exploded across the globe. It is nothing to do with beer, but that doesn’t mean that beer isn’t involved. Take an…
The future of breaking bread
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 03 June 2020 09:16

The future of breaking bread

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Charlie Clutterbuck continues the joint Culture Matters/Morning Star series on the future of cultural activities after the Covid-19 crisis, looking at what will we have on our plates afterwards. Image above: ultra-processed cheese production, photo by Matthias Kabel Food is essential to live but has also been at the centre…
Dry January, temperance and the Left
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 20 January 2020 17:31

Dry January, temperance and the Left

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Keith Flett writes about Dry January, and outlines the history of temperance & the left It’s Dry January – an annual campaign that suggests people should abstain from alcohol during the month, to recover from possible festive excesses and generally to cut down on drinking. It's important to understand that…
Beer for the many in 2019
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:59

Beer for the many in 2019

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Keith Flett surveys the beery landscape of 2019, and considers what a Labour Government could do about Big Beer You don’t need a crystal ball to know that beer in 2019 will follow trends already evident in 2018. In craft beer there is a perpetual search for new styles or…
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