COVID-19 & The Rise of Authoritarianism

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Over the past few months, the world has been getting used to the new normal. We’re wearing masks, socially distancing, working from home, and quarantining. I even had to resort to using paper towel rolls the girth of my torso from Georgia Pacific because paper towels were sold out everywhere nearby.

As those weeks have turned into months, I’m starting to understand why the Spanish Flu had a…