01 Oct 2014

It’s All About the Population

Every day, the elderlies are preparing for a real exodus, not just from Seoul, but the mortal world itself. At this rate, empty Seoul might as well be bought out by posh young Chinese people.

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30 Aug 2014

The Japanese Labor Market Is Changing

“What Korea should really pay attention toㅡgiven that it is scoring the highest among the OECD members in terms of work hours, suicide rates, low fertility rates, and elderly poverty ㅡ is Japan’s latest policy to maximize labor power.”

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24 Jul 2014

In defense of Korea, and beyond the reverse-racism frustration

I sincerely wish to be your friend from a better version of Korea, which I firmly believe that it is becoming one. So I ask for more trust in this country, not all-too-common criticisms on the worse version of it.

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05 Jun 2014

Taiwan & Singapore 2013

“So you traveled through all those sunny tropical countries,” grumbled mom, “and all you bring back is Tintin?” If I may defend myself here, that is not true.

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21 May 2014

Becoming a Middle-Class Korean Who Savors Women’s Literature

Being a middle-class equates to being confident in yourself. What we need is confidence: a sensible confidence that I am who I am, and my children are no other’s but mine.

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06 May 2014

The Wrong Target for the Sewol Incident

So let us call off this culture-blaming nonsense already, for it is neither plausible nor pleasant to hear anymore. And please stop targeting poor Confucius for this as well.

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