Op-ed

  • Closing down the Beer Baron – What happened to democracy?
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    Closing down the Beer Baron – What happened to democracy?

    In a recent string of news stories on The Sydney Morning Herald website and other media, Sydney’s only legal 24-hour liquor service The Beer Baron has been outed to the general public. Making use of a loophole in liquor laws whereby the sale of alcohol without a license is accepted as long as it is

  • Camera phones at gigs, plague or privledge?
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    Camera phones at gigs, plague or privledge?

    In a recent interview with the Edmondton Sun, electro-rock duo Ratatat‘s Evan Mast has said that the band are considering banning the use of smartphones to take photos and film at their live shows. “That’s a policy that’s changed and gone back and forth over the years. Lately I’m kind of in favour of banning

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