More than a month after they climbed on top of a factory chimney on December 13, 2014, Director Kim Jeong-wook and Policy Director Lee Chang-geun of the Ssangyong Motors branch of the...
On December 19, the South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a devastating blow against the progressive movement when it disbanded the Unified Progressive Party (UPP) with immediate...
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South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled on December 19, 2014 to dissolve the Unified Progressive Party. This is the first time that the Constitutional Court has ordered the breakup of a political party since it was founded in 1988. The following is the final testimony of Unified Progressive Party Chair Lee Jung-hee in the Constitutional Court on November 25, 2014....Read More
The recent nomination of Ashton Carter for U.S. Secretary of Defense raises the prospect of a more hawkish foreign policy. In particular, Carter’s past positions on North Korea may portend policy choices that could put the lives of Koreans on both sides of the border at risk. (This article was first published at Global Research) In 1993, Ashton Carter was placed in charge of the...Read More