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In September 2021, Joseph Stiglitz wrote in Common Dreams:
“Similarly, "Thou shall get vaccinated." Any infringement of an individual's liberty by requiring safe and highly effective COVID-19 vaccination pales in comparison to the social benefits--and consequent economic benefits--of public health. It is a no-brainer to require all individuals, with only limited medical exemptions, to be vaccinated. While many governments appear to be too timid to impose this requirement, employers, schools, and social organizations--any organized activity that brings individuals into contact with others--should do so.”
Joseph Stiglitz (September 2021) 
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|Document:How Spin and Lies Fuel a Bloody War of Attrition in Ukraine||Article||2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine|
|13 February 2023||Medea Benjamin|
Nicolas J. S. Davies
|President Eisenhower famously said that only an "alert and knowledgeable citizenry" can "guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. An "alert and knowledgeable citizenry" would surely then demand that our government stop fueling this war and instead support immediate peace negotiations.|
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