Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s presidential career began & ended with firsts, & while countless pieces have been written on the protests that led to her removal from power, one recent writeup from the Canadian weekly current affairs magazine Maclean’s makes the case that that South Korean youth, & the forces they control, are perhaps behind it all. Maclean’s writer Dave Hazzan, formerly based in Seoul, joins Korea FM reporter Chance Dorland to discuss his article & what it reveals about the power of South Korean youth. Read Hazzan’s full article at http://www.macleans.ca/politics/worldpolitics/in-south-korea-the-young-rise-up-against-a-president-and-a-society/.
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