Posts Tagged: Park Geun-hye
Young people have been pushed to the margins in South Korea -- can they transform the country's political system?
With governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguishing what little remained of the "sunshine era" of engagement, the peninsula is lurching toward a new period of darkness.
Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement on the "comfort women" issue that has made a lot of people uncomfortable.
If the countries of Northeast Asia can shrink their carbon footprint and still grow their economies, they can literally save the world.
South Korean workers are preparing to strike back at their government's labor reforms, trade agreements, and general indifference to the fate of working people.
How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security state after a life-changing visit to the North.
In the "fast-fast" political culture of South Korea, some leaders are patiently—and effectively—making strides for democracy, clean energy, and maybe even peace.
South Korean activists are using balloons to send political and religious propaganda across the DMZ. They're also endangering Koreans on both sides of the border.
Six months after a ferry crash killed nearly 300 South Koreans, the Korean government continues to stymie investigations into its behavior and harass the families of victims.
For some Korean American activists, the Sewol ferry disaster is a reminder that South Korean capitalism is a product of the country's authoritarian past—a past in which the U.S. played no small part.