Tagged: South Korea
President Obama is trying to sell free trade agreements as win-win deals. The problem is that most people will only win dubious prizes.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
Whistleblowers have unearthed the widespread use of Agent Orange by the U.S. military in Korea.
In towns and cities all over Japan farewell gatherings were being held, as "returnees" to North Korea packed their bags and boarded trains that would take them to the port of Niigata where, after various formalities including a "confirmation of free will" by the International Committee of the Red Cross, they would board Russian ships for the voyage to Cheongjin in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The South Korean government is on the verge of bringing much-needed reform to what has been the world's largest child-export industry.
Closing U.S. military bases overseas is a key part of moving the money to meet human needs at home and abroad.
Disputes over the maritime border in the West Sea serve to exacerbate inter-Korean tensions.
Following successful revolutionary uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, Libya's dictator tries to hole on to power by using force as the entire Middle East braces for more change.
The Obama administration is pushing a free trade agreement that will have dire consequences for Koreans.
In our globalized financial system, chaos in one part of the world can be devastating for businesses and workers elsewhere.