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Why Does the Left Favor Lockdowns?

Tom Woods interviews Thaddeus Russell on left-wing support for scientistic therapeutic totalitarianism.

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It’s been quite remarkable to me the extent to which the lockdowns have divided people along ideological lines. A left-wing case against lockdown seems so easy to make and so obvious, and yet a vanishingly small number of people are making it. Thaddeus Russell, an eclectic and always interesting thinker who grew up on the left, joins me to try to get to the bottom of it.

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