Namdaemun (South Gate) or Sungnyemun is crowded with tourists and locals in downtown Seoul. EPA/YNA SOUTH KOREA OUT
A multi-cultural, multi-ethnic society is an emerging reality that is leading to a lot of racial and social discord in South Korea. Faced with an aging population and an influx of migrant wives, many are clinging to their “one-blood” ethnically homogenous national identity. Today the government is scrambling to focus a sound multicultural vision for the country. How are South Koreans adapting to their rapidly changing population?
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Cindy Lou Howe @eventherivers
Director, “Even the Rivers”
Gregory Diggs-Yang @theMACKfdn
President, The Mack Foundation
Also on Google Hangout: Yoo Eun Lee @yoonlee27, Sajin Kwok, and Sarah Shaw @mappingwords.
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