South Korea war games and American militarism w/ KJ Noh – Ep 129
Journalist and political analyst KJ Noh joins us to discuss all things South Korea, including a mountain of war games, the billions of dollars poured into the South Korean military by the U.S., and the many lingering effects of the Korean war.
K.J. Noh is a journalist, political analyst, writer and educator specializing in the geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific region. He writes for Dissident Voice, Black Agenda Report, CounterPunch, Popular Resistance, Asia Times, MR Online. He also does frequent commentary and analysis on the news programs The Critical Hour, By Any Means Necessary, Fault Lines, Political Misfits, Loud & Clear, Breakthrough News, KPFA Flashpoints.
He has reported extensively on great power competition, geostrategic messaging & propaganda, media structure & ecology and its effects on communities. He has also collaborated with various scholars on the geopolitics of global health, Indigenous health rights policy, structural violence, and medical care delivery under neoliberal capitalism.
He recently pioneered a groundbreaking study with Dr. Claudia Chaufan on the military transmission of infectious diseases and its implications for Covid transmission. He believes a functioning and healthy society requires good information; to that end, he strives to combat the weaponization of disinformation in the current cold war climate.
He is also a member of VFP & a founding member of Pivot to Peace.
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