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ké cast S2 E5: The Mixed Legacy of the U.S. Military Base in Seoul

The American military is gradually leaving Yongsan, a major garrison located in the heart of Seoul. How are the dynamics of military spatial reorganization playing out beyond the metropolis? In this conversation, Bridget Martin, a contributor to Korea Exposé and a researcher at the University of California at Berkley joins

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ké cast S2 E3: Is There Room For Conscientious Objectors in Korea?

Is there room for freedom of conscience in the South Korean military? Amnesty International says that there are more than 230 conscientious objectors currently incarcerated in the country. But a Constitutional Court ruling this summer, a ruling that states that the government must provide alternative civilian roles for those who

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ké cast S2 E2: Jeju's Yemeni Asylum Seekers

South Korean society has long been intolerant of outsiders, but the outrage sparked this summer by a thousand Yemeni asylum seekers on Jeju Island illustrates the depth of the country’s xenophobia. On this episode of ké cast, Korea Exposé publisher Se-Woong Koo joins host André Goulet to discuss why,

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ké cast S2 E1: Reporter's Notebook of Spycam Rallies

This summer, South Korea’s spycam ‘molka’ culture is bringing tens of thousands of women together in Seoul’s Daehakro neighborhood for the largest recorded women’s protests in South Korean history.    On the first episode of a new season of ké cast, Korea

Juwon Park
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Seoul's 135-minute Commute: Dead Time or Opportunity?

South Korean capital Seoul is famed for its work hard, play hard culture. But it turns out “commute hard” is also part of the picture — a 2017 survey by local employment website JobKorea found that Seoulites spend an average of 134.7 minutes commuting every day. “The atmosphere in

Haeryun Kang
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Being Frugal, Not YOLO, Is South Korea's New Fad

Who knew that a podcast analyzing receipts could create such a sensation? That’s all there is to the recording: A South Korean comedian breaks down somebody’s monthly expenditures and rates the spending based on the contributor’s income and long-term financial goals. Two comedians sit

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ké cast, Season One: Korea Exposé Behind the Scenes

We understand reading off a phone screen isn’t always the best way to consume news during a long commute, so Korea Exposé has launched “ké cast” with journalist Bruce Harrison to bring you some of Korea Exposé’s biggest and most interesting stories. Think of