South Korea Will See A Massive Labor Uprising On January 15

By Minju Bae, In These Times. -

On January 15, a coalition of workers across South Korea — rural farmers, the urban poor and laborers — will gather in downtown Seoul for a National All-People’s Mobilization, in a protest [...]

South Korea Declares Multilateral Agreement To End Korean War

By People's Dispatch. -

In a major development in the Korean peace process, South Korea, North Korea, China and the United States have agreed to declare an end to the Korean War. The announcement was made by South [...]

South Korean Dictator Dies, Western Media Resurrects A Myth

By K. J. Noh, Popular Resistance. -

General Chun Doo Hwan was the corrupt military dictator that ruled Korea from 1979-1988, before handing off the presidency to his co-conspirator General Roh Tae Woo.  Chun took power in a coup [...]

Half A Million South Korean Workers Walk Off Jobs In General Strike

By Jia Hong And Ju-hyun Park, Truthout. -

Today, South Korea ranks third in highest annual working hours and as of 2015 it was third in workplace deaths among member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [...]

International Organizations Urge Biden Administration To Suspend US-South Korea Joint Military Exercises

By a coalition of organizations, Popular Resistance. -

On Wednesday, a statement endorsed by 110 U.S., 197 South Korean, and 80 international civil society organizations was sent to the Biden administration urging the suspension of annual combined [...]

Biden Signals Flexibility On North Korea

By Tim Shorrock, The Nation. -

The friendly interplay last week between Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, and Joe Biden, the incoming president of the United States, signaled subtle but important differences about how [...]

How South Korea’s Intelligence Service Quietly Pushes Peace Talks

By Tim Shorrock, Deep State Blog. -

Tensions between the two Koreas escalated again last month after a South Korean fisheries official, possibly attempting to defect, was shot dead by North Korean army troops after he swam across [...]

What Trump And Biden Get Wrong About North Korea

By Christine Ahn, Global Research. -

But this is a false dichotomy. Meeting or not meeting with the North Korean leader hasn’t been the failure of U.S. policy. And more pressure and sanctions will not convince North Korea to give up [...]

Japan’s Slow Rot And Subservience To The US Will Likely Continue

By Andre Vltchek, RT. -

To understand today’s Japan, visit its central part, urban and rural, and you will understand how deep the rot under Abe was. Outside cities like Suzuka or Yokkaichi in Mie Prefecture, rice [...]

Time To Rethink The US-ROK Alliance

By John Feffer,  Foreign Policy In Focus. -

Perhaps it’s time for South Korea, then, to assert more independence and become a master of its own fate. Above all, that will require a reconsideration of the military alliance with the United [...]

Is the THAAD Missile Crisis in South Korea Escalating?  

By K. J. Noh, Popular Resistance. -

On May 28th, 2020,  "The Ministry of National Defense and the USFK (United States Forces in Korea) engaged in a transportation operation in the middle of the night to bring equipment to the [...]

South Korea Refuses To Pay US Military ‘Protection Service’ Fee

By South Front -

The timing of this failure to negotiate terms with an ally coincides with the apparent failure to provide any concessions to Washington’s adversary on the Korean peninsula. North Korean leader [...]

China Signs Defence Agreement With South Korea As US Angers Seoul With Demand For $5bn Troop Payment

By Julian Ryall, Telegraph.co.uk -

November 19, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  The defence ministers of South Korea and China have agreed to develop their security ties to ensure stability in north-east Asia, the latest [...]

Activists Slam Slow DC Pace On Ending Korean War

By Andrew Salmon, Asiatimes.com -

With anti-American voices starting to rise, students, feminists and academics worry that US seeks Cold War status quo in Korea. At a time when Pyongyang-Washington denuclearization talks have hit [...]

College Students From The Korea University Student Association Entered US Embassy Residence

By Staff,  Sovereignty Broadcast -

On October 18, university students staged a protest inside the residence of the U.S. ambassador to South Korea against defense cost-sharing. South Korea paid $920 million for 2018 (in addition to [...]