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Katharine H.S. Moon

Katharine H.S. Moon

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Katharine H.S. Moon, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, is Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College.

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  1. Can South Korea Save the Day?
    A man and a woman watch missile launch in Pyongyang Kim Won Jin/AFP/Getty Images

    Can South Korea Save the Day?

    Aug 14, 2017 Katharine H.S. Moon hopes that Moon Jae-in’s administration will serve as a peacemaker in the US-North Korea conflict.

  2. Inside the North Korea Maze
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    Inside the North Korea Maze

    May 19, 2017 Katharine H.S. Moon engages the views of Joschka Fischer, Yuriko Koike, Yoon Young-kwan, and other PS contributors to weigh in on Donald Trump’s other crisis.

  3. North Korea’s Incheon Landing
    North Korea Incheon Jeon Han/Flickr

    North Korea’s Incheon Landing

    Oct 9, 2014 Katharine H.S. Moon asks why three senior DPRK officials showed up at the Asian Games.

  4. North Korea’s Accidental Tourist
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    North Korea’s Accidental Tourist

    Dec 16, 2013 Katharine H.S. Moon reflects on the implications of the American veteran Merrill Newman's month-long detention in North Korea.

  5. Love and Marriage in North Korea
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    Love and Marriage in North Korea

    Aug 3, 2012 Katharine H.S. Moon

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    What Democrats Can Learn from the Science of Cooperation

    Antara Haldar

    While the Democrats have aired their dirty laundry in public, the Republicans have put on an ostentatious display of unity at their nominating convention. Evolutionary science shows that the former would do well to emulate the latter and unite quickly behind Kamala Harris.

    thinks a failure to unite fully behind Kamala Harris will give the Republicans a big advantage.
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    Patriotic Grift

    J. Bradford DeLong clarifies the fundamental difference between today's Democrats and Republicans.
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    Labour’s Economic Plan Lacks Keynesian Ambition

    Robert Skidelsky explains why the new government’s agenda is more of a gamble on growth than a concrete action plan.
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    China Is Exporting Its AI Surveillance State

    Contrary to what many Western policymakers and commentators once hoped, recent analyses have added to the evidence that trade does not always foster democracy or liberalize regimes. Instead, China’s greater integration with the developing world appears to be doing precisely the opposite.

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    Why Are Stocks, Gold, and the Dollar Surging?

    Jeffrey Frankel considers the economic and political factors pushing asset values to all-time highs.
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    How the G20 Could Help Eliminate Hunger and Extreme Poverty

    Kevin Watkins urges the group’s members to harness their economic and political power to advance shared development targets.
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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.

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