America’s Hidden History of Military Prostitution in South Korea — ft. Tim Shorrock ('Escape From Plan A' Ep. 145)

Teen speaks with journalist Tim Shorrock on the troubling legacy of American militarism on the Korean Peninsula, esp. the kichijon system.

6 months ago

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Teen speaks with Tim Shorrock, humanitarian journalist for The Nation, to look past the simplistic mainstream narrative of “Good Korea/Bad Korea,” and into the troubling legacy of American militarism on the peninsula. Tim’s recent article “Welcome to the Monkey House” details the kichijon system, a coercive system of prostitution that bears a disturbing similarity to the Japanese “comfort stations” employed during the Second World War.

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Published 6 months ago