The Case For Open Borders: No Children In Cages

Statue at the Hyderabad University Arts Campus

My heart hurts as I put my little brown babies to sleep. I know that other brown babies are screaming for their mothers, sick, dirty and unfed; caged and lying on concrete floors. This is the point. The cruelty is the point.

Donald Trump isn’t embarrased that the world knows that America is abusing children. He wants us to know. This empathy, this pain in my mind, this is his wall…



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Newsletter at, or just email me at