Why Technocrats Hate Pubs by Justin Smyth at the Freedom Babbleon

Justin is a librarian and is co-founder of the Dublin Salon. Justyn tells us that, conviviality, good cheer and unchecked fun are the raison d’etre of the pub yet anathema to the parched mindset of technocratic elites. From the grim Scotch egg phenomena to the substantial meal for no less than 9 Euros in Ireland, pubs have been the target of authoritarian restrictions not seen since the days of prohibition.