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Impeached President Park, Jailed for Corruption, Pardoned by Moon
December 24, 2021

Impeached President Park, Jailed for Corruption, Pardoned by Moon

By Hyung-Jin Kim
Moon's liberal government said the pardon of his conservative predecessor is meant to promote national unity.

How Would a Yoon Suk-yeol Administration Approach North Korea?
November 05, 2021

How Would a Yoon Suk-yeol Administration Approach North Korea?

By Mitch Shin
An overview of Yoon's platform on inter-Korean relations and the South Korea-U.S. alliance.
Have South Korean Conservatives Made a Full Comeback?
October 14, 2021

Have South Korean Conservatives Made a Full Comeback?

By James Park
The People Power Party's makeover has come a long way, but there are still some hurdles to overcome to compete with the progressives.

How Feminism Became a Dirty Word in South Korea
July 30, 2021

How Feminism Became a Dirty Word in South Korea

By Spencer Hines and Jay Song
The demonization of feminist discourse and ideology in South Korea is a critical impetus for young Korean men’s embrace of misogynist attitudes and conservative politics.

Can a 36-Year-Old Leader Transform South Korea’s Conservative Party?
July 14, 2021

Can a 36-Year-Old Leader Transform South Korea’s Conservative Party?

By Mitch Shin
Lee Jun-seok’s fate will hinge on the PPP’s performance in the presidential election.

Before Trump, South Korean Conservatives Also Claimed a ‘Stolen’ Election
November 11, 2020

Before Trump, South Korean Conservatives Also Claimed a ‘Stolen’ Election

By Dongwoo Kim
Today's right-wing politics has a transnational element, resulting in eerily similar conspiracy theories about voter fraud in the U.S. and South Korea.

South Korean Conservatives Rebrand Again in Attempted Makeover
September 03, 2020

South Korean Conservatives Rebrand Again in Attempted Makeover

By Kyle Pope and Simon Voget
The United Future Party is no more. How will the People’s Power Party be different?
Is South Korea Really a Liberal Country?
June 24, 2020

Is South Korea Really a Liberal Country?

By James Park
The liberals’ primacy is unprecedented and likely long-term. But is it permanent?

After the 2020 Parliamentary Elections, What’s Next for South Korean Politics?
April 22, 2020

After the 2020 Parliamentary Elections, What’s Next for South Korean Politics?

By Joseph Yi and Wondong Lee
The Democratic Party won a massive victory, but the reshaping of South Korea’s right could have longer-term implications.

South Korean Conservatives, Seeking a Rebrand, Look to Media Mogul
November 28, 2019

South Korean Conservatives, Seeking a Rebrand, Look to Media Mogul

By Tae-jun Kang
Former lawmaker Hong Jung-wook was seen as an attractive potential leader, but then a drug scandal ensnared his family.

South Korean Conservatives: What Now?
March 01, 2019

South Korean Conservatives: What Now?

By Steven Denney
Can South Korea’s once-strong right recover from damaging scandals and infighting?
Is South Korea Ready to Say Goodbye to Its National Security Law?
December 21, 2018

Is South Korea Ready to Say Goodbye to Its National Security Law?

By Tae-jun Kang
Amid the inter-Korean thaw, it's time to revisit the 70-year-old law against praising North Korea.

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