September 23rd, 2017

The world is moving on – with or without Trump’s crude bravado Jeffrey Sachs

President Trump’s remarks to the UN general assembly last week made me shudder. And I think I speak for a lot of people who were in the room that morning. I’ve never heard of a US president standing at the assembly’s podium saying “If you threaten us, we will totally destroy your nation” which is what Trump said about North Korea. It’s provocative, it’s ugly, it’s not how to find a way out of this crisis.

Read an edited version of the interview at The Guardian.

 

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