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Will democracy be the next victim? Leaders around the world have enacted strict limits on personal freedoms to slow the spread of Covid-19. What happens if they decide not to cede that power once the crisis ends?

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  • The world traded democratic rights to deal with WW2. After the war the people took them back. Despite his effectiveness Churchill was voted out.

    Just recently in Canada the Liberal government embedded additional powers in the Covid 19 relief bill, and parliament rejected it. The bill passed only after

    The world traded democratic rights to deal with WW2. After the war the people took them back. Despite his effectiveness Churchill was voted out.

    Just recently in Canada the Liberal government embedded additional powers in the Covid 19 relief bill, and parliament rejected it. The bill passed only after the offending clauses were removed.

    Democracy is still important.

    I believe that fear will eventually fade and unless governments cede back the additional powers used to deal with crisis, their futures in the next set of elections would be very uncertain.

  • Leaders are positioning extreme CoViD measures as necessary. Some might argue that emergency powers can be used to usurp the very democracy that gave those to begin with.

    The sheer persistence or desperation of populations, congresses, and parliaments might handover democracies for now but they will

    Leaders are positioning extreme CoViD measures as necessary. Some might argue that emergency powers can be used to usurp the very democracy that gave those to begin with.

    The sheer persistence or desperation of populations, congresses, and parliaments might handover democracies for now but they will have the persistence to get it back again.