STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
The Walls Are to Keep You In
By Daily Bell Staff – September 12, 2016
Trump Wants Border Wall, but Britain Is Building One in France … The U.K. government has announced plans to begin constructing a 13-foot concrete roadside barrier at the French port of Calais, where truck drivers have been targeted by migrants trying to sneak through the Channel Tunnel. -NBC
Walls are being built in the West not to keep others out but to keep citizens in. They are being erected between nation states in Europe and perhaps in the US too.
One only needs to look at the evolution of the passport system to see the larger, underlying intention. Passports became more common after World War I, and there is some historical speculation that Communist Russia led the way in trying to keep track of visitors.
In any event, the