The tragedy remarkably represented the capitalism’s darkest side in which the lives of human beings are considered like only pennies, compared with the value of corporate profit. It also reflected the increasing gap between the haves and have-nots in South Korea, while people’s bloody tax are wasted for supporting immoral wars and corporate profit projects by the government who totally ignores people’s basic need, opinion and will.
The tragedy, thanks to people’s persistent struggle, centered around the bereaved family’s met its half-settlement on Dec. 30. About 100 people gathered in the very site of tragedy on the last day of 2009, to console one another, to celebrate a new year and to be determined for the next step struggle in 2010. The day put in the large banner in the center stage is Dec. 32, 2009 - ‘struggle is not finished yet,’- activists seemed to want to say.
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Thursday, December 31, 2009
Text Fwd: The Seoul Metropolitan Government and Yongsan tragedy family members reach a deal