“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall’…Frost…

The capitalist and imperialist misdevelopment via ‘globalization’ has generated an ominous ‘karma’ at the point where the whole converges on a part with a result likely to be catastrophe.
The effect of globalization should have been balanced development over the whole, stable populations, and a basic sanity about the coming catastrophe of climate change. It is doubtful if walls are going to resolve the problem as millions, then tens of millions, finally hundreds of millions converge on the North/South boundaries.

“As we celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is tragic that so many new walls have been built across Europe to keep out the most vulnerable people on our planet.”

Source: ‘The Business of Building Walls’: New Report Shows Companies Cashing In on Europe’s Expanding Anti-Migrant Barriers | Common Dreams News

Beyond capitalism to real globalization

The world is moving from a early modern ‘euro-focus’ to the creation of a global oikoumene: while capitalism helped to produce some of the groundwork for this it is in the end counterproductive and the real effect of a global community is thwarted by the imperialism of the starting areas.
We should note that the US is only marginally a part of the modern transition, and it swiftly deviated from anything like a purveyor of global community…

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