Lockdown happened because the people who believed in them became dominant in the world of ideas, or at least prominent enough to override and banish traditional principles of public health.Jeffrey A. Tucker, writing in the American Institute for Economic Research.
“Nobody is safe until everyone is safe”A pernicious lie
Last year, when we emerged from state-mandated house arrest, we entered “the new normal” of mask-wearing and social distance to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We did all of that and it did not prevent the spread of Covid-19 – so we were all placed under house arrest again.Emily Hill
Blair has rarely been one to miss the opportunity to suggest that the solution to what people fear most at any given moment is more state power.Maajid Nawaz, Unherd