The Real Wall Isn’t at the Border

In the end, what are borders supposed to protect us from? The answer used to be other states, empires or sovereigns. But today, relatively few land borders exist to physically fend off a neighboring power, and countries even cooperate to police the borders they share. Modern borders exist to control...

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Congress Is Trying to Use the Spending Bill to Criminalize Boycotts of Israel and Other Countries

Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle are planning to sneak a bill criminalizing politically motivated boycotts of Israel into the end-of-the-year omnibus spending bill. The bill would make it a crime to participate in political boycotts protected by the First Amendment. The bill’s sponsors are attempting to avoid...

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