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.
Women's reproductive rights, never comfortably secure, are in clear and present danger under Trump's administration. Abortion is not a political football; it's a human right.
Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her books include Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism.