Orwell & Economic Freedom

“ In his foreword, George Gilder, author of the influential 1981 book Wealth and Poverty, noted the failure of the intellectual classes to speak out against the lockdowns.  “The civil libertarians went quiet.  The center-left became full pro-lockdown, mostly likely for political reasons, regardless of the cost.”  To be pro-lockdown became an orthodoxy, Gilder writes, and to favor normal life and freedom of association “became a thoughtcrime.”

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