Opinion & Insight
Her Midnight Run, My Empathy
My best friend’s replacement at her hagwon pulled an infamous “midnight run” recently. Her escape wasn’t discovered until...
Korea’s Gender Imbalance: The Fight for Power
The issue of gender equality is front and center—and some don’t like that.
Danger to Democracy: The Dominionist Movement
Within standard acceptable American Christianity there has arisen a movement that has been defined as the “Dominionist Movement”...
Welcome Back to the Gilded Age and Other Dangers to American Democracy
A recent television documentary on the History channel provided much interesting information..
Gender Empowerment in the Classrooms of South Korea
While male and female students in South Korea spend years as rivals and equals in the classroom, the...
Study Asks: Will South Koreans Be Extinct in the 28th Century?
A recent population simulation shows that the current fertility rate will make for an abundance of housing in...
The K-Pop Cringe: Is the Korean Wave Living Up to the Hype?
Six high schools in three countries in three years. That was me from 1989 to 1992. Considering how...
Shaking the Model Taboo: More Korean Magazines Portraying Korean Women as Sexy
This July, Allure Korea had its first ever Korean cover model for its tenth anniversary issue, as did...
Hot Summer On Screen: Sizzling it up with More Provocative K-Pop
After School swinging around stripper poles, grabbing their crotches and singing wet and topless in First Love? Dal...
Should Korean Stars Have to Serve in the Military?
There’s some heated talk going on within the ranks of the Korean netizenry that entertainers serving their required...