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As long as even the strictest lockdown can count on broad democratic support, and the rules remain subject to scrutiny by our representatives and the press, they do not infringe on our freedom.
Power itself is not a threat to our freedom. But arbitrary power is.
At times of high tension, governments can be cornered into making mistakes by responding to the wrong pressures.
An experiment in following China’s lead while trying to respect democratic norms is causing tensions.
This brilliant thread by historian Robert Saunders on how we should teach and understand the history of slavery is one of the smartest responses to the historical illiteracy of TPUK.
The more we use facial recognition, the more we see its limits and its risks.
It is now legal in England to isolate people against their wishes to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.