South Korea

The Struggle Against THAAD Deployment

  Korea Policy Institute with Zoom in Korea | August 7, 2016 The United States and South Korea announced an agreement in July to deploy

Statement of the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea on the Park Geun-hye Government’s Deportation of Its Members

Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea | July 27, 2016 Originally published in ZoomInKorea Two Korean American peace activists – Juyeon Rhee and

Love and Indignation: The (Hyundai) Yoosung Workers’ Fight

Dae-Han Song | July 17, 2016 On May 20th, at Han Gwang Ho’s altar in Seoul City Hall Plaza, I interviewed Kim Seung Suk, a

Chomsky on Korea, U.S. Foreign Policy, Sanders and Clinton

    By Simone Chun | March 6, 2016 Originally published on Tim Shorrock’s blog Money Doesn’t Talk, It Swears Noam Chomsky has long had

Continuing Struggle In South Korea

By Martin Hart-Landsberg | December 20, 2015 Previously published in Reports from the Economic Front You wouldn’t know it from reading the mainstream press in

Union-Led Popular Protests Push to Oust South Korean President

By Hyun Lee and Gregory Elich | December 8, 2015 Originally published in Labor Notes Massive protests have rocked South Korea’s capital city of Seoul

In South Korea, a Dictator’s Daughter Cracks Down on Labor

By Tim Shorrock | December 3, 2015 Originally published in The Nation.com   Following in the footsteps of her dictator father, South Korea’s President, Park

Political And Economic Struggle In South Korea

By Martin Hart-Landsberg | November 30, 2015 from his blog: Reports from the Economic Front Tens of thousands are expected to gather in Seoul on

South Korean Labor Strikes Back:
Interview with KCTU president Han Sang-gyun

By Hyun Lee | November 12, 2015 Co-published with Foreign Policy in Focus Standing in the way of South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s series of

Fightback in Korea

By Gregory Elich | November 12, 2015 Originally published in Counterpunch. In a climate of increasing repression, the Park Geun-hye government in South Korea is