Korea is at a crossroad. Korean society has enjoyed decades of prosperity and caught up with advanced countries in terms of economic power. However, during the course, economic gaps between social strata has been widened and have played the role of rattling social stability. At the same time, people’s consciousness of civil and human rights have increased tremendously but that of government institutions and social establishments lagged it far behind. All these are causing frictions in Korean society. In this blog post, original articles or translations of news articles that sit at interesting coordinates of social webs will be posted to be used for reference purposes or helpful background materials.