South Korean policemen block protesters during an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul on October 9. Photo: EPA-EFE South Korean policemen block protesters during an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul on October 9. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korean policemen block protesters during an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul on October 9. Photo: EPA-EFE
Donald Kirk
Opinion

Opinion

Donald Kirk

South Korea’s conservative protesters, like Britain’s Brexiteers, reject rule by doctrinaire leftists

  • The resounding success of the Tories in Britain has its echoes in Seoul, where hundreds of thousands rebel against Moon
  • The two situations have differences, but in both the middle and working classes have grown weary of out-of-touch leftists

South Korean policemen block protesters during an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul on October 9. Photo: EPA-EFE South Korean policemen block protesters during an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul on October 9. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korean policemen block protesters during an anti-government rally in downtown Seoul on October 9. Photo: EPA-EFE
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