Journalism Category

The Seekers of Power

Originally Published: March 27th, 2014 – When Park, Geun-Hye, the daughter of Korean authoritarian Park, Chung-Hee, announced her candidacy leading up to the 2012 presidential election, it surprised few in Korea. At the time, I, in a whisper, warned my friends and followers alike, that the appointment of a dictator’s daughter is apt to rekindle […]

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Wading Through Shallow Waters: FROM NORTH KOREA TO FREEDOM IN THE SOUTH

“We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.” Franz Kafka. A child walks along a barren countryside road in North Korea — not more than […]

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