The Candlelight Vigils Should be Seen as a Platform of a Mature Democracy
Following months of mass protests and the subsequent impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, South Korea now faces an important question: can these civic protests be sustained and extended to advocate better governance in the country? In this article, Sook Jong Lee explores longer-term impact of recent events on South Korean democracy by examining political, social, and economic aspects. Furthermore, Lee touches upon these socioeconomic issues to raise a question as to how the power of the people should be used to build the advanced democracy in South Korea. (Photo: reuters)
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