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One year ago today I was on @loosewomen for the final time before the destruction of life as we knew it began. On that show I said we SHOULD NOT lock down because it won't work, the virus won't go away, and it will never end. No one agreed with me and I was widely criticised.
Now, I won't say 'I told you so' because I wish I had been wrong and the country hadn't lost its collective marbles over a virus with a 99+% survival rate but it did. What scares me most is that it's not over even now and with every day that passes, more freedom is lost, normal
seems like a fantasy, and so much damage has been done by these endless and largely unnecessary restrictions that it seems almost irreparable. And yet, too many people still support more of the same and worse, believing that it's all worth it if it means we 'beat' the virus.
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Lockdowns don’t actually work (see pinned tweet). One reason is that it’s preposterous to think one can just halt an interwoven societal fabric. So “lockdown” is instead just poor people risking exposure to continue providing goods/services to rich people sheltering in place.
A thousand books can (and will) be written on the harms of lockdowns. This thread will instead focus on its epic exacerbation of the divide between rich & poor. Last week I let 30 studies do the talking; this time I will let 23 pictures tell the story.
1. High earners are the ones that can work from home:
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