In this excerpt from "Splinterlands," written in the form of a fictitious journal from the year 2050, John Feffer offers a grim speculative account of how the world unraveled.
Three undocumented activists in Vermont were arrested over the past week by ICE agents. Meanwhile in Texas, raids were conducted in response to policy changes in Austin.
Nona Willis Aronowitz is a writer, editor, cofounder of Tomorrow Magazine, and Pipeline Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. She tweets at @NonaWA.