Greenhouse effect, global warming, climate change, climate disruption. Think of the succession of words we’ve used to describe the gradual onset of catastrophe and you see at once how inadequate words can be.
Attempts to identify Trump with fascism have proliferated across the political spectrum. In the latest number of New Left Review, Dylan Riley argues that the comparison serves rather to illuminate the specificity of today’s political situation – and the incoherence of Trump’s form of rule.
Two scholars — Grace M. Cho in the US, and Hosu Kim in South Korea — reflect on the recent developments between the US and North Korea, the ghosts of the Korean War, and the need for peace on the Korean peninsula.