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The Populist Pastor Leading a Conservative Revival in South Korea – The New York Times

Invoking God, patriotism and family values, the Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon is creating a backlash against the “Communizing” government of President Moon Jae-in. SEOUL, South Korea​ — Supporters credit him with “Moses’ leadership​ and Solomon’s wisdom​.” Detractors invoke labels like “narcissistic demagogue” and “fake prophet.” Whatever else the Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon …

South Korea’s population paradox – BBC Worklife

With a rapidly ageing population, low birth rates and young people who are increasingly shunning marriage, South Korea is in a population conundrum. When countries undergo economic change, the effects of the transition aren’t only financial – they have major population implications, too. This is very much the case in …