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How the bubonic plague changed drinking habits

Advertisements Alcohol deaths in England and Wales in 2020 were the highest for 20 years. The Office for National Statistics recorded 7,423 deaths from alcohol misuse, a 19.6% increase compared with 2019. Although this is likely to have many complex ...
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Northern Ireland: the politics behind the riots

Advertisements A Monument by Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland | Source: Derek Lynn There is no mystery about the grassroots unionist anger that has led to street violence in Northern Ireland in recent weeks. Telling communities to be angry has been ...
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How will corona virus change us permanently?

Advertisements Source: Perry Grone This is a really good article about previous pandemics. It’s an interview with Frank Snowden, professor emeritus at Yale, who wrote a book about this very question. How Pandemics Change History. The summary to your question ...