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Turning back the grog clock

Jan 04, 2013 | 5 Comments

Turning back the grog clock

By Russell Goldflam As a criminal lawyer, I am confronted daily by the devastating effects of grog. I see broken lives, broken families and broken communities. Of course, if we got rid of alcohol our social problems wouldn’t all melt away, but I realised long ago that if we don’t fix our grog problems, everything else we try will fail. People can’t go to school or work if they’re kept up all night by drunks. There’s no point building new homes if drunks trash them. Health care is ineff...Read more