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Jessica Kim


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The fairness of trade

The Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement, passed in October by the U.S. Congress and last week by the National Assembly of South Korea, was seen as a political victory for President Obama’s...


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Peace on Jeju Island

I recently watched Boon Joon-Ho’s “The Host,” a South Korean monster flick with familiar Hollywood conventions but unique Korean characteristics and context.


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Ethics in engagement

Due to programs like DukeEngage, many more Duke students have summer experiences in places where the world’s “bottom billion” live, like Southeastern Asia, Latin America or sub-Saharan Africa. But...


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Poison Apple

In Shenzhen, a rash of employee suicides in 2010 raised questions about the tough work culture at Foxconn, the primary supplier of Apple’s iPhones and iPads.


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Check, please

Fighting over the bill was a custom I saw often between relatives or close friends while growing up in Seoul, South Korea, but not really in the States.


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The gao kao system

Last December, Shanghai students debuted in an international standardized test—the Program for International Student Assessment—and outperformed the rest of the world in reading, math and science...


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