South Korea

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Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs in China and Germany
Maass, Peter; Poitras, Laura
Article
2014
The National Security Agency has had agents in China, Germany, and South Korea working on programs that use “physical subversion” to infiltrate and compromise networks and devices, according to docume...
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...
Korea: The Elections and Sexual Violence: Against The Current vol. 87
Murphy, Terry
Article
2000
In the April 13 South Korean parliamentary elections, the closest the Democratic Labor Party came to victory was in the Hyundai company town of Ulsan. Their candidate was defeated by a small margin (4...
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...
Semantic Warfare: Words as Guided Missiles
Noh, K.J.
Article
2015
Over half a century ago, the South Korean government banned the word "labour" from the Korean language. This is the back story.
South Korean Activists' Extraordinary Struggle to Save Jeju Island
Benjamin, Medea
Article
2015
South Korea's Jeju Island is a popular tourist destination full of spas, resorts, golf courses, sandy beaches, waterfalls and hiking trails. But if you really want to get rejuvenated, skip the tourist...
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...
Strikes in South Korea 1996-1997: Connexipedia Article
Article
1996
In December 1996 and January 1997, South Korea experienced the largest organized strike in its history, when workers in the automotive and shipbuilding industries refused to work in protest against a ...
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 ...

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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 ...
Internet addiction driving South Koreans into realms of fantasy
Government caught between promoting gaming and restraining its use in world's most wired nation
McCurry, Justin
2010
Two million South Koreans are thought to be addicted to Internet games as the government struggles to deal with the problem.
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.

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