Democracy and Class Struggle continues the backstory on Korea Richard Seymour refers to Bruce Cumins article in London Review of Books which is published here;
Democracy and Class Struggle supports the Korean People North and South and fundamentally disagrees with the the partition of Korea.
Which means we totally disagree with the 38th Parallel which was unilaterally created by the US which divided Korea
John J. McCloy of the War Department asked Dean Rusk and a colleague to go into a spare office and think about how to divide Korea.
They chose the 38th parallel, and three weeks later 25,000 American combat troops entered southern Korea to establish a military government.