From medical practices to grocery shipments, governments are loosening restrictions in order to keep goods and services affordable. But if these restrictions are unnecessary now, why claim they are ever necessary?
When the government created public police forces one hundred years ago, they often relied on torture to extract confessions. But now they have new methods: threatening to pile on new charges until the defendant takes a plea agreement.
It's hard to see how burning subway cars and torching businesses will reduce inequality in Chile. But the protestors there claim their violence is justified by the fact some people are richer than others.