Red Star Over Asia

Covering politics and social movements across Asia from a socialist perspective. Based in South Korea.

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May 18th is the anniversary of the Gwangju Uprising, when the citizens of Gwangju launched an armed uprising against South Korea’s military regime. On October 26, 1979, South Korea's longtime militar...
May 18, 2021
(This is part 2 of a 2 part discussion. We highly recommend listening to part 1 before starting this episode). In February of 2021, Myanmar's military leadership annulled the results of a general elec...
May 14, 2021
In February of 2021, Myanmar's military leadership annulled the results of a general election and removed the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, from power. Popular resistan...
May 7, 2021
The panel (minus Jay - he was out sick for this episode) discusses the nature of anti-Asian racism in the U.S., in the aftermath of the March 16th Atlanta shootings. *Disclaimer*: this was recorded in...
April 6, 2021
Ashok Kumar joins this week to discuss the farmers' movement in India, the Indian left generally, and his new book Monopsony Capitalism: Power and Production in the Twilight of the Sweatshop Age. Sinc...
March 16, 2021
The panel discusses how and why various Asian governments and the U.S. state have handled pandemic response the way they have.
February 22, 2021
The Red Star crew discusses the challenges of doing meaningful 'international solidarity' - with Korean-American organizer and special guest 'Nokdu'.
January 30, 2021
Bori, Jack, Jay and Mike introduce the podcast. Red Star Over Asia covers politics, social movements and history across the continent from a socialist perspective. Future episodes will feature guests ...
January 26, 2021
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