Tag Archives: Asia

January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters now available on the web

New issue is available on the web. News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 1 January-February 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers Protests began in September … Continue reading

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Remember Ssangyong

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Remember Ssangyong It has been two years since the management of Ssangyong Motor Company in Pyongtaek, South Korea, announced layoffs of 1,000 workers. Shortly thereafter, those workers occupied their plant … Continue reading

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World in View: Famine in North Korea

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Famine in North Korea by Gerry Emmett North Korea is approaching another famine with reports of 50% to 80% of the barley and wheat harvest wiped out by … Continue reading

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Kashmiri youths ‘go for freedom’

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Kashmiri youths ‘go for freedom’ by Gerry Emmett Something new is happening in Kashmir. In August, thousands of Kashmiris took to the streets shouting “Azadi”–freedom! Previously, Pakistan was … Continue reading

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