Posted Tuesday November 27, 2018 by ffvfadmin



Northern Ireland’s peace walls

a cautionary tale for divided America

 

By Kevin Ferris

There are dozens of peace walls in Northern Ireland, 21 miles of steel, concrete and brick that snake through Belfast and other cities. And should Brexit talks to awry, more walls may come, along the border separating Ireland’s north and south.

“Peace walls” sounds like a monument to a distant, long-forgotten conflict. A place to mourn the dead and pray for a brighter future. …

But these imposing barriers serve another purpose, one worth noting for Americans who increasingly fear and loathe those with whom they disagree.

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