South Korea

Women Workers and the Fight to Eradicate Precarious Labor in South Korea

By Hyun Lee | September 5, 2017   Irregular women workers—part-time and/or short-term contract workers without job security or benefits—are emerging as the new face

Peace Delegation Report Back#1: Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK

By Paul Liem | September 3, 2017   This is the first in a series of interviews with the five member U.S. Solidarity Peace Delegation to

S Korean Progressives Launch New Party to Complete ‘Candlelight Revolution’

By Zoom in Korea | August 5, 2017 “The people who were at the forefront of the candlelight revolution that ousted Park Geun-hye need to

North Korea’s ICBM and South Korea’s Confusing Response

By Hyun Lee | July 10, 2017   “It won’t happen!” Trump had tweeted earlier this year in response to North Korea’s warnings that it

Americans and South Koreans Want Peace. Will Trump Listen?

By Christine Ahn | July 6, 2017 Originally published in Foreign Policy in Focus and Common Dreams   As the newly elected South Korean President

South Korea’s New President Says His Election Completes the ‘Candlelight Revolution’

By Tim Shorrock | May 12, 2017 Originally published in The Nation Gwangju—Moon Jae-in, a human rights and labor lawyer who came of age protesting

The Movement That Ousted Park Geun-hye Must Continue

By Hyun Lee |  May 8, 2017 Originally published in Zoom in Korea The Movement That Ousted Park Geun-hye Must Continue War threats before a

In South Korea, War Hysteria Is Seen as an American Problem

Tim Shorrock | April 17, 2017 Originally published in the Nation.com Gwangju, South Korea—When I arrived at Incheon International Airport near Seoul on April 2

The Struggle for Worker’s Rights in South Korea

Wednesday April 19, 2017, 7:00 – 9:30 PM University Lutheran Chapel, 2425 College Ave., Berkeley, CA Featuring Labor Activist Jinsook Kim, and Screening of Island

2017 U.S. Speaking Tour against THAAD deployment in Korea

On April 4, the U.S.-based Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asia and the Pacific , which the Korea Policy Institute