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Thank you for being patient while our media team undergoes some restructuring! As the nature of being an expat would have, some of our team has moved on from Korea and therefore we have some new recruits joining us. It’s a very new and exciting time of year! Therefore, we are currently in the process … Continue reading

자본주의는 왜 기후변화 문제를 해결할 수 없는가?
Research

자본주의는 왜 기후변화 문제를 해결할 수 없는가?

호주에 몰아친 폭염으로 인해 수 십만 마리의 박쥐가 하늘에서 떨어졌다. 지구 반대편에서는 극소용돌이로 인해 미국의 기온이 사상 최하로 떨어졌다. 작년 기후변화 19차 당사국 협상이 진행되기 몇 일전에는 강력한 태풍 하이옌으로 인해 필리핀에서는 6천명이 사망하고 수천 명이 실종되었다. 기후 재난이 더욱 빈번해지고 훨씬 심각한 재앙적인 상황에 이르게 되어 온실가스 수준이 되돌릴 수 없는 지점까지 도달했음에도 불구하고, … Continue reading

Current Events / Labor

Crying former Ssangyong Motors workers … Court ruled in favor of 153 laid-off workers

Originally posted on koreanstory:
Disclaimer: The following is a totally personal translation of an article appeared in The Kyunghyang Shinmun on Feb. 7, 2014, reporting a court ruling invalidating the 2009 mass layoff by Ssangyong Motors which claimed 24 lives and caused ever-reverberating social conundrums in Korea since. If upheld in Supreme Court, it will…

ISC Research Paper: Global Movement for Higher Minimum Wage and the Real Situation of Korean Companies Operating Abroad
Research

ISC Research Paper: Global Movement for Higher Minimum Wage and the Real Situation of Korean Companies Operating Abroad

Recently, demonstrations have been breaking out around the world demanding an increase in the minimum wage. This is the result of wages that have remained too low since the financial crisis exacerbated by the continuous inflation along with exchange rate increases which have made it impossible to guarantee a minimum standard of living. According to … Continue reading

Receive Top International News Stories with ISC’s Monthly World Current Report
Current Events / Research

Receive Top International News Stories with ISC’s Monthly World Current Report

The International Strategy Center offers a monthly World Current Report, which offers an in depth analysis of the world’s top stories of the month. January’s report features detailed articles on issues such as the Korean rail strike, the WTO Ministerial Meeting in Bali and COP 19 meeting in Warsaw, student protests in the UK, land … Continue reading