Rather than addressing the human insecurity at its root causes, wealthy people and states alike are protecting themselves from the harms they have created as they have for thousands of years: by building walls.
William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: Donald J. Trump is president, but the growl of organized protest will never be far from him now.
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