The New Gendered Realities in South Korea

December 23, 2019

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Neuroscientist” on Learning

March 05, 2018

Banning the learning of a subject, even a foreign language, can hardly be the best way to produce long-term results. South Korea has a problem with education. It also has a problem with the English language. The Korean government has just taken the step of banning the teaching of English for...

Tick Tock Goes the Doomsday Clock

July 27, 2017

With North Korea, the doomsday clock inches ever closer to midnight. On July 22, General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, publicly announced that North Korea’s nuclear missile program has matured to the point that Pyongyang can now launch a “limited missile...

The World This Week: New South Korean President Faces Three Big Challenges

May 14, 2017

Moon Jae-in’s election victory is a triumph for democracy, but reforming the economy, balancing China and the US, and managing North Korea will prove tricky. This week, US President Donald Trump sacked James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. To say this has proved to...