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The difference between a monarchy and a republic

May 24, 2011

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Aristotle, Bolívar, Calvin, Confucius, Thomas Paine (my favourite), Sun Yat-sen and Voltaire have debated it. Wars have been fought over it. Politicians still argue about it. But finally, in 2011, we now understand the difference between a monarchy and a republic: A pint of Guinness. I’m glad that’s settled. And, well done to Guinness’ PR team on an amazing coup […]