Joe Phillips

Joe Phillips

Joe Phillips is an associate professor in the Justice & Civil Leadership Programme, Underwood International College, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. His research and publications focus on domestic and international human rights (including LGBTQ and immigrants in Korea), political discourse, international sanctions, corporate social responsibility, and law. Email: [email protected] 

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Opinion | South Korea’s left and Japan’s right have crushed alternative viewpoints, setting up a trade dispute that may not be resolved

South Korea’s left wing has long demanded a more aggressive stance on Japan’s imperial actions and stifled any dissent, while Japan’s right has also enforced its own position. With both views now mainstream, slim hopes of mediation remain.

South Korea’s left wing has long demanded a more aggressive stance on Japan’s imperial actions and stifled any dissent, while Japan’s right has also enforced its own position. With both views now mainstream, slim hopes of mediation remain.

1 Aug 2019 - 5:31AM