Things Covid has proven:

1. The job you were told couldn't be done remotely can be done remotely

2. Many disabled workers could have been working from home, but corporations just didn't want them to.

3. Internet is a utility, not a luxury.

4. Universal healthcare is a necessity.

@Ricardus

5. Borders work.

6. China can't be trusted.

7. Relying on global trade is a sure-fire way to find yourself on the receiving end of someone else's disaster when trade invariably gets disrupted.

8. People are still idiots.

@TheUnderdog Borders work at what? Being a good line on a map? That's about it.

@Ricardus So you think opening up infected people from quarantine is an excellent idea?

Great, arrange yourself a trip down to the nearest infectious unit ward and ask them to remove the plastic lining. Obvious borders and walls don't work.

(I'm sure the prisoners will be happy to hear that.)

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@TheUnderdog Yes, protective medical gear works... to a point.

@Ricardus I didn't say 'gear', I said quarantine wards, which have sealed plastic sheeting in infectious disease wards to prevent cross contamination.

A form of border control - between one bed and another.

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