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‘He broke my fingers with a hockey stick’: South Korean Olympic champion details assault by coach

South Korean short-track champion Shim Suk-hee has revealed that she was subjected to systematic physical abuse for more than 10 years in a court testimony given against her coach Cho Jae-beon. The 21-year-old skater detailed horrific scenes from her training process, adding that the coach’s brutality resulted in numerous injuries, including broken bones and concussion. […]

I Believed in Reverse Racism — Then I Moved to the Deep South

Jody Allard is a writer living in Seattle. She writes primarily about parenting, health and social justice. Desiree’s hand was outstretched, offering me the crumpled packet of Limon. I didn’t know what Limon was, but I saw other girls sneaking tastes of the powder when the nuns weren’t looking. I took the packet from Desiree, […]

She Disrupted Financial Services. Now It's on to South African Society

“What are we all going to do next?” The question took Magda Wierzycka — then CEO of African Harvest Fund Managers — by surprise. She was focused on fulfilling the majority shareholder’s wish to sell the business and “hadn’t given the future much thought.” “There are about six of us,” continued Niki Giles, the firm’s […]

6,000 meters under water: Beijing plans AI-driven deep-sea base in disputed South China Sea

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged scientists to get working on a deep sea base for unmanned submarine exploration in the South China Sea – one of the world’s most disputed waterways. The plan was unveiled at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing this month, after President Xi visited a deep sea research institute […]

South Australia is fueling energy storage investment

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian village of Wildpoldsried in southern Germany is pictured on July 5, 2016. (credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images) In September, South Australia confirmed a plan to set up an AU$ 100 million (USD $ 72 million) fund to help households purchase […]

A Mississippi Trailblazer Hopes to Pull Another Deep South Stunner

Editor’s note: This story is an OZY encore that first appeared in October. Mike Espy faces Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith in a nationally watched run-off election Tuesday, November 27. When Mike Espy gives a reporter a tour of his law office turned campaign headquarters, the U.S. Senate candidate does so with an eye toward history. He […]

Largest dog slaughterhouse in South Korea closes to become public park

Officials will clear out South Korea’s largest dog slaughterhouse over the next two days. The canine house of horrors has been shut following pressure from animal rights groups and a decline in the consumption of dog meat. The slaughterhouse, south of the capital Seoul, will be dismantled to make room for a public park. Korean […]

‘It’s become unbearable’: South Korean ‘Garlic girls’ accuse curling official of abuse

The South Korean curling team, known as the ‘Garlic girls’, who sensationally won silver at the home Olympics in PyeongChang, have claimed they were subjected to abuse by a former Korean Curling Federation (KCF) vice-president. In February, the five-member women’s squad produced a stunning performance in front of the home crowd, reaching the final of […]