Critiques of Lockdown

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By J.A. Franklin, T.J. Pelham, Daniel French, J.A. Franklin, T.J. Pelham, and Daniel French. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

As restrictions tighten once again in England, Jamie and Thomas critique the ostensible communitarian basis of lockdowns, arguing that they hurt the poor and marginalized the most. They suggest, following Matthew 25:31-46, that lockdowns are not the best way of recognizing the presence of Christ in all of the world's people.
Mentioned in this episode:
World Bank - Covid-19 to add as many as 150 million extreme poor by 2021
Kaamil Almed - Hunger could kill millions more than Covid-19, warns Oxfam
Angus Dalgleish - Driven to despair, two of Professor Angus Dalgleish's colleagues took their own lives...
Spectator TV - Andrew Neil and WHO Covid-19 Envoy David Nabarro (from minute 15)
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