Mar 1, 2015

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Movement to Oust Park Geun-hye Begins

Movement to Oust Park Geun-hye Begins

On February 28, 5000 people, including ordinary citizens, trade unionists, youth and students, gathered at Seoul Station Plaza for the “National demonstration to denounce the Park Geun-hye government for destroying livelihoods, killing democracy, and threatening peace,” organized by the newly-formed and tentatively-called National Action for Democracy. Demonstrators...

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Feb 12, 2015

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KCTU Vows General Strike in April 2015

KCTU Vows General Strike in April 2015

The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), at its annual representative assembly today, resolved to enter full preparations for a general strike of 800,000 workers in April 2015. Under the banner of “Safeguard workers and the urban poor in a face-off against chaebol-fattening policies,” the general strike has four overarching goals- 1) “Smash Park...

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Jan 27, 2015

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[Interview] Shin Eun-mi: Deported fo...

[Interview] Shin Eun-mi: Deported for Preaching Peace

How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security...

Jan 22, 2015

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Laid-off Ssangyong Workers Atop a Ch...

Laid-off Ssangyong Workers Atop a Chimney

More than a month after they climbed on top of a factory chimney on December...

Dec 31, 2014

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Today Is the Day Democracy Is Murder...

Today Is the Day Democracy Is Murdered:  Wave of Repression Sweeps South Korea

On December 19, the South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a devastating...

Dec 30, 2014

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The Erosion of Democracy in South Ko...

The Erosion of Democracy in South Korea: The Dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party and the Incarceration of Lee Seok-ki

On December 19, 2014, South Korea’s Constitutional Court delivered an...

Dec 23, 2014

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UPP Chair Lee Jung-hee – Progr...

UPP Chair Lee Jung-hee – Progress of Democracy will Not Stop

South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled on December 19, 2014 to...

Dec 11, 2014

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Ashton Carter Nomination: Dangerous ...

Ashton Carter Nomination: Dangerous for the People of Korea

The recent nomination of Ashton Carter for U.S. Secretary of Defense raises...

Dec 3, 2014

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North Korea and Russia Poised for Su...

North Korea and Russia Poised for Summit

North Korea-Russian relations have recently become cozy.  Many project a...

Nov 20, 2014

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North Korea’s Release of U.S. ...

North Korea’s Release of U.S. Detainees – Another Look

North Korea’s unexpected release of its U.S. detainees has sparked...