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Being Western Doesn’t Mean Being White

This is an excerpt from Chapter 12 of the book Stranger in a Stranger Land: My Six Years in Korea. In it, I discuss my firsthand knowledge of an event that made national headlines in Korea in 2011, and highlighted how some of America's racial baggage showed itself in Korea's expat

Spineless Industry Lets Terrorists Win

In the face of threats from a hacker/cyber terrorist group now said to be run by or affiliated with North Korea, America's five largest movie theater chains decided not to show The Interview, a comedy movie in which two American reporters score an interview with the N. Korean dictator, Kim