How a High School Science Project
Locked Down America

How a High School Science Project<br/>Locked Down America
Libertarian economics author Jeffrey A. Tucker recently exposed the surprising origins of the lockdown idea in an article for American Institute for Economic Research. [1] To start, remember, the term “lockdown” originally applied to what happens at a prison after a riot: Tucker wrote: “How did a temporary plan to preserve hospital capacity turn into two-to-three months of near-universal house arrest that ended up causing worker furloughs at 256 hospitals, a stoppage of international travel, a 40% job loss among people earning less than $40K per year, devastation of every economic sector, mass confusion and¬†demoralization, a complete ignoring of all fundamental rights and liberties, not to mention the mass confiscation of private property with forced closures of millions of businesses?”… Read the rest