South Korea

A True Education: The Korean Teacher
and Educational Workers Union

An Interview with Ki Young Chung by Dae-Han Song | Oct 5, 2014  International Strategy Center Policy and Research Coordinator Dae-Han Song met with the

Taking Down Samsung’s No Union Policy:
The Samsung Electronics Service Union

An Interview with Sunyoung Kim by Dae-Han Song The International Strategy Center’s Policy and Research Coordinator Dae-Han Song and Communications Coordinator Hwang Jeong Eun met

On the Sixty-First Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice: Democracy’s Retreat in South Korea

Dennis J. Kucinich | August 9, 2014 Originally published in Kyunghyang Shinmun On July 27, 2014, the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean

The Sewol on Our Shores

By Christine Hong |  May 24, 2014 (originally published in Foreign Policy in Focus) On Sunday, May 18, on the corner of El Camino Real

Korean Conspiracy Trial
 The Fate of Democracy

By GREGORY ELICH | January 9, 2014 [Originally published in Counterpunch, December 25, 2013] It made worldwide news when Lee Seok-ki, representative in the South

South Korea: Ground Zero for Food Sovereignty and Community Resilience

By Christine Ahn and Anders Riel Muller Originally published jointly by Foreign Policy In Focus and The bustling, fast-paced, wired metropolis city of Seoul is what

Political Firestorm in South Korea: The Return of Repression

Gregory Elich* | September 14, 2013 [Originally published on, September 12, 2013] Actions by South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) have generated a political

The Struggle for a Korean Peace Treaty

Gregory Elich* | August 22, 2013 [Originally published on, August 19, 2013]     Sixty years have passed since the end of the Korean

Marking the Armistice: Dispatch from South Korea

I was in Seoul during the July 27 commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the armistice agreement that brought an end to the fighting in