1. 12:00 28th Jan 2014

    Notes: 8

    Tags: seoul

    a band from montreal called “seoul” with a MV filmed in japan

     
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    "한식세계화를 위한 여름냉면대축제"라니 기획 이름부터 존나 뻔하디 뻔한 꼰대마인드. 시발 이게 뭐임 와갤요리도 아니고
as a 냉면 lover, these photos just made me die a little inside.

    "한식세계화를 위한 여름냉면대축제"라니 기획 이름부터 존나 뻔하디 뻔한 꼰대마인드. 시발 이게 뭐임 와갤요리도 아니고

    as a 냉면 lover, these photos just made me die a little inside.

     
  3. 10:36

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    경향신문 ‘장도리’, 2014년 1월 27일자

    경향신문 ‘장도리’, 2014년 1월 27일자

     
  4. "32 metronomes reach synchronicity within a matter of minutes"

    this just terrifies me for some reason.

     
  5. 최근 며칠 동안 동남아시아로부터의 세가지 소식은 많은 국내인들을 놀라게 했다. 방글라데시에서 최대의 의류업체로 통하는 영원무역에서 임금 삭감이 이루어지자 이에 격렬하게 반대하는 노동자들의 시위가 진압당하는 과정에서 한 여성노동자가 경찰의 실탄에 맞아 죽었다. 캄보디아에 진출한 약진통상의 저임금에 신음해온 노동자들의 시위에 군대가 실탄을 발포해 다수의 사망자와 부상자를 냈는가 하면, 또 베트남 삼성전자 건설 현장에서 현지 노동자에 대한 경비직원의 폭력은 결국 ‘봉기’를 방불케 하는 노동자들의 집단 저항을 유발했다. 이 소식을 접한 이들 중에서, 수치심을 느낀 사람들은 적지 않았다. 기아임금부터 폭력까지, ‘한국식 노무관리’ 백태가 또 하나의 ‘한류’(?)처럼 한국계 기업들이 가는 곳마다 번져 현지인들에게 고통을 준다는 것은 실로 부끄러운 일이 아닐 수 없다. 그러나 부끄러움 같은 감정은 개인을 행동으로 나서게끔 할 수 있다는 점에서는 매우 중요하지만 냉철한 분석을 대체할 수 없다. 미국의 군사보호령이면서도 동남아시아 노동자들에게 최악의 가해자의 모습을 보여주는 대한민국은 과연 세계체제 차원에서는 어떤 위치를 차지하는가? 이 부분에 대한 학술적 해명부터 있어야 이제 국제적인 착취세력으로 커버린 국내 자본에 대한 올바른 대처를 할 수 있을 것이다.

    korea, the wannabe imperialist power. 

    while still being a protectorate of the greater american empire, korean capital feels free to oppress workers not only in korea but all across asia, resorting to providing cash incentives to military personnel to intimidate, injure, and murder workers.

    this is the real hallyu, folks.

     
  6. 01:12 23rd Jan 2014

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    Reblogged from catscantcryinspace

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    genderterrorist:

    OH MY GOD

    THIS IS SO HORRIBLY PERFECT

    I LOVE IT

    oh my god YES FUCK YEAH GO NATURE THIS IS SO ABSOLUTELY TRUE cute art also :’D

    Lol I love Mother Nature

    Nature is fucking hardcore. There’s been at least five major extinction events the last 600 millions years or so. Most know abot the K-Pg event that killed off the dinosaurs about 66 million bce, but about 250 million years ago there was the P-Tr event that killed a majority of all life (about 96% of ALL marine life). It’s what finished off the trilobites. Nature doesn’t give a shit, life just keeps on living.

     
  7. 13:17 22nd Jan 2014

    Notes: 168

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~Hal Foster

    discourseontheotter:

    ~Hal Foster

     
  8. 19:47 21st Jan 2014

    Notes: 16

    800_korea_gov_pays_demonstrators_as_sf_koren_consulate_1.jpg original image ( 4320x3240)

    The Korean Consulate in San Francisco on January 17, 2014 in response to a solidarity rally for Korean Railway Workers Union and the KCTU mobilization on December 18 paid counter-demonstrators to try to stop and intimidate supporters of the Korean working class. 

    They were infuriated when a banner of the Korean Transport Workers Union was unveiled in front of the Korean consulate in solidarity with Korean Railway Workers Union leaders who have been arrested and bullied by the government. They also physically assaulted a Korean American who was at the rally supporting the Korean workers. The organizing committee set up a defense guard to stop the attempted intimidation and assaults to silence supporters of the Korean workers struggle. 

    The rally which has been the second since the attack on the KWRU was initiated by the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee brought trade unions and activists from around the bay area. Representatives of the AFT 2121, San Francisco Occupy, and San Francisco Labor Council Social And Economic Justice Committee participated in the rally. 

    Speakers in support of the KRWU and KCTU tied the Trans Pacifica Partnership TPP and KORUS trade agreements to privatization and attacks on workers in Korea and the US. 

    Organizers later learned from reporters at the rally that the Korean government had paid mostly elderly women to carry signs supporting the Park government, the National Security Laws and he construction of the Naval Base on JeJu Island. Korean government supporters told Korean labor supporters that they could not put sign up on the fence next to the consulate but put up pro-governmen signs that they had made with support of the Consulate. 

    Despite physical efforts to push the labor protesters away it was unsuccessful and after an hour the pro-government protesters gave up and were asking the TWSC organizers when the protest could end so they could take their paid pro-government demonstrators home. 

    Supporters of the solidarity action also told the Korean media that pro-labor demonstrators had been paid to come to the rally and were representing North Korea. They held signs supporting the National Security Law, the construction of the JeJu military base and attacking the Korean workers who are fighting privatization of KORAIL The next mobilization will be on February 25, 2014 when there will be a national action against the Park government in South Korea. The government has used repressive measures against the railway workers, teachers and public worker and the KCTU to stop their opposition of privatization by the Park Geun-hye government. 

    For more information go to http://www.transportworkers.org 

     
  9. 16:05

    Notes: 2

    Tags: wtf

    ron jeremy - wrecking ball

     
  10. this matthew sweet music video predates the term “weeb”

     
  11. 23:47 19th Jan 2014

    Notes: 4

    i’m just going to leave this here.

    i’m just going to leave this here.

     
  12. 16:47 18th Jan 2014

    Notes: 3

    ???

     
  13. 14:20 17th Jan 2014

    Notes: 204

    Reblogged from thisisnotjapan

    Anonymous asked: "So, I watch a lot of American porn, and I was wondering if you could tell me - is it true that women in America sleep with the pizza delivery guy when he comes to their houses? I need a cultural expert to explain this to me."

    thisisnotjapan:

    hahaha

     
  14. 13:56

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Terry Eagleton, Why Marx Was Right (2012)

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In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the most common objections to Marxism — that it leads to political tyranny, that it reduces everything to the economic, that it is a form of historical determinism, and so on — he demonstrates in each case what a woeful travesty of Marx’s own thought these assumptions are. In a world in which capitalism has been shaken to its roots by some major crises, Why Marx Was Right is as urgent and timely as it is brave and candid. Written with Eagleton’s familiar wit, humor and clarity, it will attract an audience far beyond the confines of academia.

this is a pretty good introductory text to marxism alongside the works of M&E themselves

cosign. if i were teaching an intro to marx, even for lit students, we’d read this. it’s just a good intro to marxism.

i’m not familiar with marx or his work. thanks for the link!

    dagseoul:

    louisestuck:

    ebookcollective:

    Terry Eagleton, Why Marx Was Right (2012)

    .PDF

    Read Online

    In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the most common objections to Marxism — that it leads to political tyranny, that it reduces everything to the economic, that it is a form of historical determinism, and so on — he demonstrates in each case what a woeful travesty of Marx’s own thought these assumptions are. In a world in which capitalism has been shaken to its roots by some major crises, Why Marx Was Right is as urgent and timely as it is brave and candid. Written with Eagleton’s familiar wit, humor and clarity, it will attract an audience far beyond the confines of academia.

    this is a pretty good introductory text to marxism alongside the works of M&E themselves

    cosign. if i were teaching an intro to marx, even for lit students, we’d read this. it’s just a good intro to marxism.

    i’m not familiar with marx or his work. thanks for the link!

     
  15. Une question que se pose Christophe Bastin qui vit et enseigne en Corée du Sud. Question légitime lorsque l’on voit à la fois les dérives de la nouvelle présidente et la manière dont elle a été élue.

    Cela fait un an que Park Geun-hye a été élue présidente, quel bilan peut-on tirer de cette première année de mandat?

    Park Geun-hye commence par former son gouvernement en rappelant des amis de son père, le général Park Chung-hee qui a tenu le pays d’une main de fer entre 1961 et 1979, et en les plaçant à des postes clés de l’administration. Elle nomme notamment comme chef de cabinet Kim Ki-choon, un proche de la famille qui a joué un rôle clé dans la dictature militaire. Sur sa lancée, elle tente de contrôler les manuels scolaires d’histoire afin de redorer l’image de la dictature , et va même jusqu’à ériger une statue à la gloire de son père. Voilà pour la rubrique ” lien avec le passé “.

    i can only comprehend about 70% of this. better polish up on my french.