John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, lays out what the underlying motivations would be for a reunification between North and South Korea, beyond the very obvious motivation to deescalate tensions and avoid a full-scale nuclear war. Some questions that arises in this conversation are: How does the dominant economic order of our time - Neoliberalism - play into all this? What underlying motivations and objectives does the South Korean and North Korean governments have in this shift in diplomatic relations, and how do the needs and desires of the citizens of these two nations fit into this unfolding process? John lays out the details in this segment.
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This is a segment of episode #118 of Last Born In The Wilderness "The Geopolitics Of The Impossible: North/South Korea, Iran, & The World Today w/ John Feffer." Listen to the full episode: https://bit.ly/2rG0jnn