No Borders!

No walls between people. No walls in our heads.


Fifth Estate # 396, Summer, 2016

Borders are authoritarian by their nature. Nation state borders are formed by men with weapons; those in our heads by fear and conditioning. Each creates suffering, and even death, as at the boundaries between the U.S. and Mexico, those demarking the European Union, and borders and other divisions in the Middle East. Borders protect states and the elites that rule them, not the rest of us.

Their rule depends on our willingness to respect their limits. A revolution begins by unraveling all of them. The following articles explore the possibilities.