Lavinia Marin (KU Leuven): Two Modes of Non-Thinking: On the Dialectic Stupidity-Thinking and the Public Duty to Think. John McLeod (Leeds): Postcolonial Studies and the Ethics of the Quarrel. Trump’s Justice Department finally did something so lawless that even GOP leaders are recoiling. Trump appointee compiles loyalty list of U.S. employees at U.N., State. Macedonia and Greece fail to resolve bitter naming dispute. Queers, zombies, and institutions: Aaron Neber reviews Queer Apocalypses: Elements of Antisocial Theory by Lorenzo Bernini. Is Michael Cohen cutting a deal or just broke? Workers at Google just scored an impressive victory against US militarism. How a letter defending Avital Ronell sparked confusion and condemnation (and more).

These are the questions foreign-policy experts are asking about the Trump-Kim summit. What does the Trump-Kim summit mean? Not a damn thing. Trump’s deal with Kim Jong-un is a con job, and you’re the mark. The big winner of the Trump-Kim summit? China. In Kim’s attempt to unleash the economy and hold on to his dictatorship, he seems to be taking a lesson from China’s Communist Party: change, or die. Trump’s North Korean propaganda reveals his contempt for democracy. “There is a tweet for every occasion”.

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