Against the Grain

The Border Industrial Complex

In the wake of the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and while wildfires continue to rage across the West, it would seem like the perils of global warming are self-evident.  And in fact, there’s one part of the U.S. government that, unlike President Trump, sees climate change as an undeniable danger: the military and Homeland Security.  But not surprisingly, as journalist Todd Miller illustrates, their solution to the dislocations of climate change is a militarized one, imperiling all of us. (Full length interview.)

Resources:

Todd Miller, Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security City Lights, 2017

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