Running for Cover: South Korea’s Left

July 10th, 2012
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America’s now infamous ‘Red Scare’ occurred more than 60 years ago. Politicians, celebrities, bureaucrats, 10-year old actresses, and just about everybody who wasn’t draped in an American flag came under scrutiny for their possible Communist sympathies. The nation was gripped with paranoia, suspicion, and fear.

Well, 60 years later it appears “Reds are still scary”

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David Slatter

David Slatter is a remote contributor and intern-editor for NKNews. He is a resident of Seoul and is active in the North Korean Human Rights movement there. He is a graduate of International History and Politics, and the current focus of his study and writing is Inter-Korean relations.

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