• Adam Ruins Everything – How America Created the “Model Minority” Myth | truTV
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    Adam Ruins Everything – How America Created the “Model Minority” Myth | truTV

    Boy, I’m sure glad we left the pool party, Trey. Math homework is way more fun! Computer, that’s the first thing you’ve ever said that doesn’t add up. (canned laughter) You’re so studious, Computer. Trey, you could learn a thing or two from his people. They’re very wise. (canned laughter) Whoa, time out! (whistle blowing) Here we go again! TV and movies are rampant with Asian stereotypes. Especially the idea that Asian people are some kind of “model minority.” Smart, successful, polite, obedient, and of course, inherently good at math. What’s the big deal? Those are all compliments. Well, these “compliments” actually originated in a government propaganda campaign. And not…

  • Gov’t emphasizes decentralization in Constitutional revision proposal
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    Gov’t emphasizes decentralization in Constitutional revision proposal

    The nation’s top office has been disclosing the content of its proposed revision to the Korean Constitution. In the second part of its detailed summary, Cheongwadae explained its approach to the decentralization of power… and what it calls “economic democratization.” Hwang Ho-jun tells us more. Seoul. Area-wise, the metro area takes up only 12 percent of South Korea. But with more than half of the country’s 50 million-plus population, it’s home to 74 percent of the nation’s top one-thousand corporations, and 80 percent of the top-20 universities. According to the Blue House, the administration’s bill seeks to change that,… by boosting the authority and autonomy of local governments. “President Moon…

  • Various efforts being made for successful constitutional revision
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    Various efforts being made for successful constitutional revision

    One of the most hotly debated topics in Korea is Constitutional revision. While most agree on the need for it, many are at odds on how it should be changed. According to our Park Hee-jun, efforts are ongoing to ensure a smooth and peaceful process. The National Assembly is racing against time to make progress on finalizing a proposal for a constitutional amendment,… which the government is pushing to put to a national vote during the local elections in June. A seminar, co-hosted by the National Assembly Research Service and the Korean Association of Party Studies,… was held Tuesday to discuss the pressing issue. Lawmakers, professors, and members of the…

  • Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories: Rick James & Prince – Chappelle’s Show
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    Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories: Rick James & Prince – Chappelle’s Show

    I can recall another one like that. I think it was in ’85, when all that androgyny s**t was going on. What was wild was that the guy who looked the most like a bitch was getting all the women. Even I had Jheri curls coming out and I had my s**t slicked to the side and all that. If you wearing baggy s**t now and you acting hard, if you from L.A., you motherf**kers was wearing some strange s**t. We in the club, we getting our groove on, shaking it up, and Prince came in. That’s when “Purple Rain” came out, and Prince was the s**t. You know what…

  • Top office’s Constitution amendment bill proposes four-year, two-term presidency
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    Top office’s Constitution amendment bill proposes four-year, two-term presidency

    President Moon Jae-in’s constitutional amendment plan calls for a four-year, two-term presidency system. The final part of his administration’s amendment bill, announced on Thursday, also includes plans to reduce presidential power and reform the election and judicial systems. Hwang Hojun reports. If the government’s proposed revision to the Constitution is ultimately approved, South Korea will see a major change in role of the President, the length of his or her term in office, and a shift in the balance of power between the branches of government. “Now is the time to implement a four year, two-term presidential system to bring about responsibility in politics and the stable management of state…

  • Queen approves UK PM’s request to suspend parliament as ‘no deal’ Brexit looms
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    Queen approves UK PM’s request to suspend parliament as ‘no deal’ Brexit looms

    now brexit is back in the headlines in a big way British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the suspension of UK Parliament and it’s going to run all the way through to October 14th and that’s just over two weeks before Britain is set to leave the European Union and sharply raises the possibility of a No Deal brexit for more news and other news from around the world let’s turn to our kim dummy so Tommy tell us more right mark Johnson said Wednesday he would schedule the Queen’s a speech for October 14 to launch new legislation during a televised interview he insisted the decision was made…

  • China’s constitutional change may allow Xi Jinping to rule China almost indefinitely
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    China’s constitutional change may allow Xi Jinping to rule China almost indefinitely

    And to tell us more about this, Professor Choo Jae-woo from Kyung Hee University joins us in the studio today. Good to be here. 1- So currently, China’s constitution says the president and vice-president (QUOTE) “shall serve no more than two consecutive terms.” 2- Then why is China trying to remove the constitutional restriction on the maximum number of terms the president and vice-president can serve? 3- Analysts have been saying that removing the two-term limit gives the strongest indication yet… that Chinese President Xi Jinping will stay in power almost indefinitely. 4- At last year’s Communist Party Congress, Xi cemented his status as the most powerful Chinese leader since…

  • Seoul and Washington jointly announce agreement on amendment to KORUS FTA
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    Seoul and Washington jointly announce agreement on amendment to KORUS FTA

    After three months of talks,… Seoul and Washington made significant progress…. in amending their FTA. Both sides expressed satisfaction with the concessions they squeezed out of each other thus far. Kim Hyesung outlines some of the key changes. In a joint statement, Seoul’s trade minister Kim Hyun-chong and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the two countries were pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement in principle on the amendment of their bilateral trade deal. The statement released Wednesday night local time said the agreement addresses issues on investment, tariffs, automobiles, customs and trade remedies. Seoul has agreed to lift some its safety and environmental regulations, and will…

  • N. Korea modifies constitution to further strengthen Kim Jong-un’s power
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    N. Korea modifies constitution to further strengthen Kim Jong-un’s power

    North Korea’s rubber-stamp Parliament the Supreme People’s Assembly held its second meeting of the year on Thursday it’s very rare I tell you the North announced that the assembly is changing the Constitution to further strengthen Kim Jong as legal power there was however no message on the regime stalled denuclearization talks with the United States are Oh jung-hee has the details North Korean leader Kim jong-un is further cementing his already hefty grip on power on Thursday Pyongyang Steve run Korean Central Television revealed the results of the North’s rubber stamp Parliament meeting held earlier in the day it said the Supreme People’s Assembly modified parts of Constitution to…

  • National Assembly seeking to vote on constitutional revision proposal next May
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    National Assembly seeking to vote on constitutional revision proposal next May

    The National Assembly plans to draw up a proposal to revise the constitution by February. The goal is to have the bill prepared for submission to parliament by next March and ready for a full floor vote in May. The amendment will focus on limiting presidential authority. Part of efforts to ensure executive power is shared with the prime minister…. and to root out corruption. A dedicated bipartisan committee is expected to speed up discussions in November,… after the National Assembly is done with its audit of government bodies this month. There are plans to hold public debates on contentious issues,… and take into account the voices of constitutional and…