public safety

Daniel Corks
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What Happened to "Safe Korea"?

A few weeks ago, I was walking through my small town in North Jeolla Province when I saw a building under construction. Two floors up, a sign proclaimed, “There is no exception to safety, no premonition of accidents.” Five stories above that, directly in line with the sign, a worker

Amy Wong
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Safety Not Guaranteed: A Woman's Experience on The Seoul Subway

Editor’s Note:  Last week, we published an open letter from a university professor with her permission. In it, she detailed her experience of being sexually harassed as a “white female foreigner” in a public space. The ensuing debates from our readers were contentious, often empathetic, and