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Trump's Jerusalem Pronouncement Is a Return to Classic American Colonialism

From Bears Ears to Jerusalem, Trump's policy is all about disenfranchising people of color. After drastically shrinking the size of Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah on Monday, President Trump on Wednesday announced that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “Some people think that the natural resources of Utah should be controlled by a small handful of very distant bureaucrats located in Washington,” Trump said, speaking at Utah’s State Capitol beneath a painting of Mormon pioneers.
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