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Jubilee balls or good marketing?

June 5, 2012

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With the Olympics out of bounds to marketeers looking for inspiration for their summer campaigns (unless they are a sponsor), the Queen’s Jubilee has been just what the doctor ordered. It’s not for this blog to argue the difference between a monarchy and a republic, but even the most hardened monarchist would agree with the […]

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 […]