Blame, divide & build walls

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“As horrible as it sounds, when they throw the large sacks of drugs over, and if you have people on the other side of the wall, you don’t see them. They hit you on the head with 60 pounds (27 kg) of stuff? It’s over,” Trump said.

As a recipe for disaster, what better than dividing up the population, blaming certain minorities for all the ills and then building walls. Not only does it throw the world into disarray, but it undermines the natural and very necessary human reaction to disaster: solidarity.

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The Guardian | Trump says Mexico wall doesn’t need to cover the whole border

David Agren, The Guardian | Trump humiliates Mexican president again over border wall

Gail Collins, The New York Times | Let’s Make a Wall Deal

Cora Currier, The Intercept | Emboldened by Trump, US border officials are lying to asylum seekers and turning them away

Democracy Now | U.S. Ramps Up Border Militarism as Trump Appoints DHS Head General John Kelly to Chief of Staff

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