Coronacrisis and Leviathan
The new government powers sold as “temporary” and “emergency measures” are likely to endure long after the end of the current crisis. Politicians and pundits will insist “we” need these powers to be permanent so that governments can address future crises by centrally planning the production and the use of resources. From the 2020 Supporters Summit, presented at the historic Jekyll Island Club Resort on Jekyll Island, Georgia, on 9 October 2020.
See also Peter Klein’s March 2020 Power & Market post, “Coronacrisis and Leviathan“.
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