President Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled the planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that was set to take place next month.
The conflict of interest was apparent at a recent UN agency conference to "reform" the arbitration clause that grants multinational corporations the right to sue governments.
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Critic, novelist and professor at the University of Massachusetts, Kirby Farrell is the author of "Post-Traumatic Culture" and, most recently, "Berserk Style in American Culture" (Palgrave 2011).