Our tired democracy teeters
When is enough? When Aucklanders recently heard the seemingly interminable lockdown which the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has imposed on them would not be reviewed until 29 November, many broke down in tears, losing hope of leading normal lives in future. Others are thinking of emigrating, while realising that the unprecedented grab for control of people and the restricting of our freedoms has been near-universal throughout Western democracies.
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