South Korea

The US-ROK Military Alliance: South Korea Caught in NATO’s Web

By Gregory Elich* | February 25, 2015 [Originally published in Global Research, February 16, 2015] In recent years, the nature of the U.S.-South Korean military

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

By Gregory Elich* | January 5, 2015 [Originally Published in MRZINE, December 29, 2014] On December 19, the South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a devastating

Making History: Solidarity Against Disability Discrimination in South Korea

  And Happiness for All: An Interview with Kyung-Seok Park By Dae-han Song* | January 4, 2015 Interpretation by Jeong Eun Hwang On October 3,

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

By Hyun Lee | December 28, 2014 Originally published in the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus On December 19, 2014, South Korea’s Constitutional Court delivered an

Will Fight a Thousand Times Over:
The Power of a Mother

Making History: Minkahyup (Association of Families of those Fighting for Democratization) By Dae-han Song and Stephanie Park | December 23, 2014 Interpretation by Jeong Eun

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