Will COVID-19 Create a Nation of Snitches?

published 4 months ago

Ordinary activities, such as kids playing in the park or friends meeting for coffee, are now prohibited in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. And some jurisdictions have set up so-called snitch lines so people can call each other out. But if you see something, should you call? Tonight, we offer two perspectives: Jen Gerson, a freelance journalist and co-host of the OPPO podcast on Canadaland, doesn't endorse snitching. And on the plus side, Melanee Thomas, an associate professor of political science at the University of Calgary.

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