Thanks Robert.

I love and agree with this paragraph:

>Reinvesting in living wages, universal healthcare, and medical infrastructure will lessen the power of corporations and may give democracy a fighting chance again.

But I am afraid that China’s zero-COVID policy just doesn’t work with democracy.

>COVID continues to kill and disable thousands around the world every day, and we’ve now relinquished some of our last levers of control and containment of this deadly virus in China.

The people in China should have protested the brutality of Xi’s policy, which may have not had to do with COVID at all.

I wonder what good and effective mitigation looks like, but I don’t think further repression is good. How can we protect the most vulnerable and preserve democracy?

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