The libertarian claim that being ‘private’ should shield companies from government reform doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
Return corporations to their limited roots and bar them from activities that are none of their business.
Regulating Facebook et al. would only make things worse.
“Monstrous hybrids,” a term coined by Jane Jacobs, predates the Big Tech of today but describes what they have become and what Jacobs saw as ruinous to society.
When Ontario government models project how many lives lockdowns can save, they don’t count how many lives those lockdowns take, let alone the misery and the economic costs they inflict.
It would be foolhardy to base public policy decisions on the unrealistic prospect of a quick-fix vaccine.
Such an approach would inflect relatively little harm to the economy or to the financial security so important to our sense of well-being.
The debate being played out in Britain is unique; virologists in no other country, certainly not Canada, have brought this issue out in the open.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, darling of the left, has done a service to free enterprise.
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