March 23, 2022
What President Yoon Suk-yeol’s Election Means for South Korean Democracy
By Darcie Draudt
Yoon has two important tasks in front of him: mending emergent social divisions and making institutional changes to prevent – not just punish – corruption.
March 30, 2020
A Democratic Response to Coronavirus: Lessons From South Korea
By Eun A Jo
South Korea’s success thus far isn’t just due to its government. The public itself has been a crucial part of the story.
May 03, 2019
Why South Korea Is Seeing a Boom in Mobile Animal Cremation Services
By Tae-jun Kang
More Koreans are raising pets and want them cremated when they die. But no one wants a cremation facility in their town.
November 08, 2016
How Korea's Labor Market Breeds Social Inequality
By Vladimir Hlasny
Structural flaws in Korea's labor market trap workers and perpetuate social inequality.
April 25, 2016
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
By Thomas Kalinowski
While voters in South Korea may have shifted to the left, the political spectrum moved to the right.