Letters on Liberty: Toxic Sociality: reflections on a pandemic
Josie Appleton reflects on the restrictions and lockdowns enforced across Europe during the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that the virus has come to signify a new fear of unbridled social interaction. From vaccine passports to mask mandates, she argues that governments have criminalised free sociability in the name of fighting the virus, and asks whether it’s time for us to resist a ‘new normal’ of anti-social interaction.
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