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The Covid trap: will society ever open up again?

Will we ever go back to how we were?

5 September 2020

9:00 AM

5 September 2020

9:00 AM

The great pandemic of 2020 has led to an extraordinary expansion of government power. Countries rushed to close their borders and half of the world’s population were forced into some sort of curfew. Millions of companies, from micropubs to mega corporations, were prohibited from carrying on business. In supposedly free and liberal societies, peaceful strollers and joggers were tracked by drones and stopped by policemen asking for their papers.

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