Tonight, we chat in studio with community leader Alvina Wong, about a coalition working to prevent the Oakland A’s from building a new ballpark next to Oakland Chinatown. And we hear from the survivors of the Gwangju Uprising and how this movement changed the course of Korean history in a piece by APEX producer Marie … Continued
we speak with Marie Choi and I.O. Sunwoo, members of HOBAK about the Terminal High Altitude Defense (THAAD) program, the political climate in South Korea and the growing resistance movement against US influence in the South. And later Poor News Network provides us with a report.
Today on Flashpoints, fighting the good fight against fracking in New York State; also. and extensive update on growing hostilities between the US & N. Korea in the context of the Pacific Pivot; and some tough words for Hillary and Bernie from New York correspondent and resident comedian, Randy Credico.
Adam Johnson’s latest collection of stories, Fortune Smiles, just won the 2015 National Book Award. His novel, The Orphan Master’s Son, about life in North Korea, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize. He discusses both books and his career with host Richard Wolinsky.