Episode 31 - No Entry

Rescue ships denied; children detained far away from parents; smugglers profiting to the tune of hundreds of millions. As crises across the globe drive people from their homes, the nations of the world are stepping up border security and building walls like never before in human history. While walls purport to increase security and halt unwanted people and activities, a closer inspection reveals something entirely different.

In the first of a series exploring the ins and outs of borders, we examine the paradoxes that exist on the margins of the walls that define our nations today. This is a world desperate to resist the powerful forces of climate change and economic collapse (events we directly caused) - and failing miserably. Walls, borders, immigration, and what it means to be a human in a global age as well as so much more this week in Ashes Ashes.

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Chapters

  • 02:29 Modern Border Walls
  • 06:37 Paradoxes of Modern Walls
  • 09:00 US-Mexico Border
  • 14:11 Walls Stop Crime and Drugs?
  • 29:39 Dangers and Risks for Migrants
  • 33:20 Risk the Dangers?
  • 33:51 Walls and Terrorism
  • 36:37 Walls Blur Lines
  • 38:37 Walls and Labor
  • 51:45 Why Do We Build Walls?
  • 1:01:11 EU Tension
  • 1:04:46 What Can We Do?

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Published 05-07-2018 01:02