*When will this start happening here? (Or is it already?)* *MCM*
*"And while New Zealanders welcome enhanced policing during the lockdown, we must also police ourselves and others. * *"We all have to remember to tell off and dob in. While it may seem peculiar to us now, telling a neighbour to get off your front step is as important for the public good as taking a drunk person's car keys off them or reporting a tourist driving on the wrong side of the road.* *"If someone flouts the rules, the public can ring the non-urgent number 105 or 111 in an emergency, or email nhccselfisolat...@health.govt.nz <nhccselfisolat...@health.govt.nz>. New Zealand must get in touch with its inner snitch." * Coronavirus: Welcome to the pandemic police state https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/120547853/coronavirus-welcome-to-the-pandemic-police-state March 26, 2020 EDITORIAL: The real surprise, when a crisis comes, is how many people in democratic countries are willing to give up their freedoms for the greater good. Parliament has been suspended and New Zealand has moved into lockdown to minimise the effect of Covid-19 on the population. The overwhelming majority of New Zealanders tolerate such measures, or even welcome them, because the overseas experience has presented us with two options. *Click on the link for the rest.* 05:00, Mar 26 2020 -- If you appreciate News From Underground, please consider making a donation — either a one-time gift or a monthly subscription: http://markcrispinmiller.com/support/ Thank you for your support. Ways to unsubscribe: 1) send a blank email to newsfromunderground+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com PLEASE NOTE: you must unsubscribe using the SAME email with which you subscribed 2) go to http://groups.google.com/group/newsfromunderground and click on the "Unsubscribe or change membership" link in the yellow bar at the top of the page, then click the "Unsubscribe" button on the next page. For more News From Underground, visit http://markcrispinmiller.com --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "News From Underground" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to newsfromunderground+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/newsfromunderground/CAGxB6W8XtKeWAk0DjvtAxR7KGPdzY6%2BTwhArbXELYTe5DiWwOQ%40mail.gmail.com.