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The Peninsula blog is a project of the Korea Economic Institute. It is designed to provide a wide ranging forum for discussion of the foreign policy, economic, and social issues that impact the Korean peninsula.

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The commanding dissent of churches

Korea View
July 2, 2021
Christian groups’ minoritarian power has persistently prevented the passage of publicly supported anti-discrimination legislation.

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What President Biden Can Learn from Korea’s Progressives

Yong Kwon
June 16, 2021
Moon Jae-in's administration provides an instructive case study of what hurdles Biden might expect to a progressive agenda and how he might navigate them.

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Backlash to Gender Inclusivity

Korea View
June 11, 2021
Political actors who oppose the government’s push to encourage greater female participation in the economy are gaining ground.

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Domestic Goals Override Foreign Policy Headwinds

Korea View
June 3, 2021
Seoul and Washington agreed to remove ROK missile development restrictions, which supports South Korea’s goal of attaining military sovereignty.

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New Policies For Moon’s Last Year in Office

Korea View
May 20, 2021
Moon Jae-in discussed adjusting housing policies showing that South Korean presidents can continue implementing policies during their final year in office.

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Inconsistencies in Civil Liberties Discourse

Korea View
May 14, 2021
The ongoing leaflet debate reveals that discussions around civil liberties in South Korea are subject to politicization.

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Matching Historical Trends, Moon Jae-in’s Approval Ratings Buckle in His Final Year

Juni Kim
May 3, 2021
Nearly a year ago, President Moon Jae-in’s approval ratings were soaring on the strength of the South Korean government’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis, with some polls showing public approval…

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Kim Jong-un’s Use and Abuse of Apologies in Context: “Sorry, Not Sorry”

Markus Garlauskas
February 24, 2021
In recent months, western media reporting has emphasized Kim Jong Un’s emotion-laden comments admitting both North Korea’s failure to meet economic goals and the severe hardships being experienced by its…

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