Korea

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Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions Other Voices - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
Connexions Other Voices - May 28, 2017: Resisting Injustice
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
In this issue, we look at the relentless persistence of people challenging injustice and entrenched power in places around the world, including Palestine, Korea, China, Canada, and the United States. ...
Connexions Other Voices - August 27, 2017: Official Enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Why and how do some countries become 'enemies'? How and why do governments and media work in tandem to demonize official enemies? Who are the people who live in those countries, what are their lives l...
Endless Atrocities: The US Role In Creating The North Korean Fortress-State
Barsocchini, Robert J
Article
2017
An overview of the history that informs North Korea's relations with the United States and "drives its determination never to submit to any American diktat".
Fightback in Korea
Elich, Gregory
Article
2015
In a climate of increasing repression, the Park Geun-hye government in South Korea is launching the latest in its series of attacks on working people. A retrograde labour reform plan is being set in m...
History and Hypocrisy: Why the Korean War Matters in the Age of Trump
Read, Daniel
Article
2017
The DPRK's recent missile test is a "provocation" according to US state sources. A provocation indeed. Firing things into the air that go bang is clearly not a nice thing to do. People really should e...
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Korea: Division, Reunification, and U.S. Foreign Policy
Hart-Landsberg, Martin
Book
According to Cold War history, South Korea emerged from the conflict to create a prosperous and dynamic economy, while U.S. troops served as the nation's peacekeepers. This book, in a wide canvass of ...
Korean Labor: Protest by Suicide: Against The Current vol. 111
Jang, Sang-Hwan
Article
2004
In January 2003, Dalho Bae, a 47-year-old worker at Doosan Heavy Industry Co., committed suicide by burning himself. On October 17 Juik Kim, the chief of the metal labor union branch at Hanjin Heavy I...
Korea's New Revolutionaries: Against The Current vol. 87
Sheppard, Barry
Article
2000
Against the background of a rising militant working-class movement, revolutionary socialists in South Korea are undergoing a process of regroupment. An important force in this development are comrades...
A Marxist History of the World part 91: The Cold War
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
The Second World War had created a world divided between two imperialist blocs. Their nuclear arsenals acted as a ‘deterrent’, but rivalry and suspicion meant that war was never far away.
The May 18 Gwangju democratic uprising
Article
2016
The text is by the official May 18 History Compilation Committee of Gwangju. A detailed account of the May 18 popular uprising in Gwangju, South Korea, against the dictatorship's declaration of martia...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Organizing Korean Contingent Labor: Against The Current vol. 109
La Botz, Dan
Article
2004
Interview with Ae-Lim Yun. Ae-Lim Yun is an activist in Solidarity for the Abolition of Contingent Work, in Seoul, South Korea.
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Ssangyong Motors Strike in South Korea Ends in Defeat and Heavy Repression
Goldner, Loren
Article
2009
The hard-right Korean government is signaling with these measures -- its latest and most dramatic "take no prisoners" victory over popular protest in the past year and a half -- its intention to steam...
Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon
Article
2008
Being bi- and female in the Asian movement also means putting in double, triple, quadruple time. The Third World Women’s Alliance, an offshoot of the Black Women’s Liberation Committee of the Student ...
The U.S. Pushed North Korea to Build Nukes: Yes or No?
Whitney, Mike
Article
2017
Washington's policy toward North Korea for the last 64 years entirely based on the assumption that you can persuade people to do what you want them to do through humiliation, intimidation and brute fo...
What Corporate Media Never Tells You about North Korea
Clifford, Joe
Article
2017
There is a great deal of propaganda and deliberate misinformation about North Korea, which the public should know. While neocons, a cheering corporate media, and Deep State, rush to war with North Kor...
The World Without Us
Weisman, Alan
Book
2007
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

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Break Their Haughty Power
Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Tokyo National Museum
Established 1872, the Tokyo National Museum (To-kyo- Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. The museum collects, houses and preserves a comprehensive collection of art works and archaeological objects o...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

Sources Library

Call for more international support for exile radios after station director wins award
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders congratulates Kim Seong-Min, founder and director of the Seoul-based Free North Korea Radio, on winning the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy#s Asia Democracy and Human Rights ...
IFJ Calls on Korean Government to Reinstate Dismissed YTN and MBC Journalists
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its Korean affiliate, the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) to express its continued anger at the case of the reporters who have been ...
South Korean authorities must release journalists' leader
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on authorities in South Korea to immediately release YTN union chairman Jong-Myun Roh, who has been detained for 10 days since being arrested ah...
Travel from Daejeon to Sejong by bike (Watch it from the air)
2015
Aerial view of the bicycle road between Daejeon and Sejong, both cities are located 2~3 hours south of Seoul. Solar panels not only generate power but also provide protection to cyclists from sun and ...
Wildlife haven in the Korean DMZ under threat
Harvey, Fiona
2012
Agricultural development is encroaching on the biodiversity of the demilitarised zone, destroying habitat and plant life.
'Wrong as Often as Right' Is Good Enough When Reporting on an Official Enemy
Naureckas, Jim
2015
When reporting on enemy states, Washington Post would rather use misleading and flashy headline. A North Korean general has supposedly been executed by anti-aircraft weapons but he could just as well ...

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Break Their Haughty Power
Goldner, Loren
Website
Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.
Embassy Row Online
Website
Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.