How America Occupied Itself (Map)

Modified from this ACLU report

Imagine that Trump actually built his wall. A big, beautiful wall 100 miles high, stretching around the entire United States. It impaled children on spikes, and the poor, and eventually kept legal migrants out as well. Its shadow spread over every American city.



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at