Walls — Discredited
By Dirk Philipsen
Thirty years ago this November 9, one of history’s most iconic monuments to human folly tumbled.
The Berlin Wall was a physical manifestation of the iron curtain, a symbol of the Cold War, a constant reminder of the insurmountable barriers between communism and capitalism. Laying bare the wounds of violence and war, the Wall sliced through the core of Berlin to mold two peoples out of…