“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.”
—Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
In certain aspects, China’s early “handling” of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak—in particular, its draconian lockdowns—set the tone for the erosion of civil liberties continuing across the world in the name of “pandemic response.”
In this episode, I’m joined by veteran journalist and Epoch Times contributor Lee Smith. We look at the mechanisms by which Western democracies have been steered toward negating the rights of citizens, and the Chinese Communist Party’s hand in this.
“If you treat your populations like an occupied people, they will come to treat you like an occupying power.”
What consequences await those governments and leaders who continue to override the rights of the people they’re intended to serve?