Children are seperated from their families. Locked up in heavily guarded secret locations. Forced to represent themselves in immigration court. At the mercy of a broken and bigoted government.
The UCLA handbook specifically defines “Trumpism” as a movement that consolidates power through white supremacy, misogyny, nationalism, xenophobia, corporatism, and militarism.
Published by the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at the University of California Los Angeles, a publicly funded institution.
The organization calls on urban planners to abide by four simple rules:
- Refuse to design, plan, or build systems that divide and oppress communities, including the proposed wall between the US and Mexico.
- Declare spaces ‘sanctuaries’ to undocumented immigrants, while planning sanctuaries for all victims of injustice.
- Commit to abolishing mass incarceration and the prison-industrial complex, while expanding ‘abolition’ to all systems that promote racial and social exclusion.
- Reflect critically and historically on the political economy of planning to understand and resist our complicity in systems of racial capitalism and patriarchy.