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Liberty or Lockdown? Jeffrey Tucker and Keith Knight

by | Dec 24, 2020


Jeffrey A. Tucker is Editorial Director for the American Institute for Economic Research.

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0:23 – “The American government was justified in shutting down the economy to halt the spreading of a deadly, contagious disease that has killed millions worldwide in order to save the lives of its citizens” – How do you respond?

2:28 – ‘Logic tells us social distancing = less spreading = less death’

5:46 – Is there any correlation between locked down areas & lower death rates?

9:08 – Hong Kong Flu of 1968 –

14:02 – Solutions v. trade offs, what are the 2ndary effects of the lockdowns?

16:04 – ‘We didn’t know what this was, lockdowns were our way of playing it safe.’

19:40 – Are cases & deaths increasing or decreasing?

25:27 – Immune systems & the Flu shot

28:28 – New decade, new justification for government – how can we think our way out of this?

30:52 – ‘There are no libertarians in a pandemic, this shows we need socialism.’



About Keith Knight

Keith Knight is Managing Editor at the Libertarian Institute, host of the Don't Tread on Anyone podcast and editor of The Voluntaryist Handbook: A Collection of Essays, Excerpts, and Quotes.

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