Victoria is not alone in being subjected to a second coronavirus lockdown. As the UK enters its cold season it is going on the path back into lockdown with several cities already under a second full lockdown. Why are western leaders always going back to the lockdown policy? What are the politics of lockdown? Are they still popular with the public or are they due to the influence of health technocrats? On the midweek edition of WilmsFront I explore these questions with fellow Melbournian and independent researcher Nathan Kyle.