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Who gets to decide what is ‘harmful’?

13 May 2023

9:00 AM

13 May 2023

9:00 AM

Three years ago this week marked my first misgivings about the government’s Covid lockdown. Sure, I was late to that particular party – my wife, for example, had been carping viciously for the previous two months. But my rational assessment of lockdown was perhaps tilted by the gentle, bucolic magic of the thing itself.

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