John Power

John Power

Print and radio journalist.

The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, The Age, Mail Online, Crikey, The Diplomat, NK News, National Catholic Register, Vice, Mashable, The Korea Herald, RTE, the BBC, KBS, TBS Efm and Arirang.

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The Christian Science Monitor

How defiant churches are challenging Australia's strict asylum policy ...

How defiant churches are challenging Australia's st...

The Christian Science Monitor

How one Australian state is rethinking its relationship with Aboriginals - CSMonitor.com

How one Australian state is rethinking its relation...

The Christian Science Monitor

South Korea struggles to overcome cultural stigma of AIDS ...

South Korea struggles to overcome cultural stigma o...

The Christian Science Monitor

What N. Korea's rocket test tells us about its military capability (+video) - CSMonitor.com

What N. Korea's rocket test tells us about its mili...

The Christian Science Monitor

Uncomfortable truth? South Korean academic on trial for defamation - CSMonitor.com

Uncomfortable truth? South Korean academic on trial...

The Christian Science Monitor

History by fiat? South Korea's Park pushes conservative textbooks ...

History by fiat? South Korea's Park pushes conserva...

The Christian Science Monitor

South Korea: 20 years later, California son faces trial for Seoul murder

South Korea: 20 years later, California son faces t...

0916 asiangames article
The Christian Science Monitor

As Asian Games kick off, will North Korea flip its way into S. Korean ...

As Asian Games kick off, will North Korea flip its ...

922483 1 river standard article
The Christian Science Monitor

Young North Korean defectors find lifeline in friendly school in South ...

Young North Korean defectors find lifeline in frien...

0522 odmzset article
The Christian Science Monitor

Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ ...

Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross K...

0723 southkorea article
The Christian Science Monitor

Why South Koreans are skeptical over mysterious death of fugitive ferry owner (+video)

The surprise discovery of the body of the man alleged to own the Sewol ferry, which sank in April, killing 294, has triggered distrust among Koreans toward their government....

08 12 korea pope article
The Christian Science Monitor

On first trip to Asia, Pope Francis greets a growing congregation (+video)

Pope Francis arrives in Seoul Thursday on his first visit to Asia, one of the few regions where Catholicism is growing. In South Korea, the number of Roman Catholics has nearly tripled since the last visit of a pope in 1989....

0407 south korea elderly article
The Christian Science Monitor

Having built nation from scratch, elderly S. Koreans feel abandoned

Nearly half of elderly South Koreans have incomes of less than 50 percent of the median wage, the worst record among industrialized nations. Along with poverty, there's also a lot of loneliness....

Dmz article
The Christian Science Monitor

Can women end Korean War? After DMZ crossing, Gloria Steinem says 'Yes'

Ms. Steinem was one of 30 women activists, including Nobel laureates Mairead Maguire and Leymah Gbowee, who crossed the demilitarized zone between the North and South on Sunday. Protesters say their campaign was naive....

0121 north korea defector article
The Christian Science Monitor

Celebrated Korean gulag defector changes story. Does that change the truth? (+video)

The head of a UN inquiry today said the presence of prison camps in the North has been well documented, with accounts from numerous escapees and satellite imagery....