The republic of prosecution: South Korea’s national security state unleashes attacks on labor and peace activists
Progressive South Korean citizens have been watching with impending dread the deepening threats of political repression since the former prosecutor Yoon Suk Yeol assumed the South Korean presidency. On Wednesday, January 18, the Yoon administration took off its gloves.
South Korean dictator dies, Western Media resurrects a myth
The death of South Korean dictator Chun Doo Hwan signals the consolidation of a false media narrative that is misleading and dangerous.
South Korea prosecutes its citizens for screening North Korean drama
According to the newspaper Jeju Today, the Yoon government is claiming that screening the North Korean film The Story of Our Home, shown in South Korea in February 2019 as part of a national reunification festival, violated SK National Security Law. It is now investigating the organizers of the film screening three years later.
The U.S. makes a mockery of treaties and international law
The United States claims it is operating under a “rules-based order”—but the term is not the same international law recognized by the rest of the world. Rather, it is camouflage behind which American exceptionalism flourishes.
Yellow-caking an epidemic: New York Times spreads the virus of hatred, again
In a repeat of the gutter journalism used to justify the 2003 Iraq War, the New York Times has had to “yellow-cake” up a foul brew of innuendo, half-truths, misrepresentations, outright lies—spiked fiercely with stereotypes, racial hatred, and red-baiting—to makes its case for a China “cover-up.”
War with North Korea cannot be contained but must be prevented
Peace is possible on the Korean Peninsula. If the planet is to survive, there is no other choice.