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Lea and Bong call in from Korea to tell us what it’s like to live in a country that swiftly flattened the COVID-19 curve through a collective culture (masks, masks, masks!) and cool apps. Then the conversation expands when Bong credits this achievement to Korea’s newly re-energized democracy. He connects the COVID response to Korea’s mass protests in 2016, which led to the impeachment of their corrupt president and a government capable of responding to this crisis. They reflect on what it’s like to win and offer a vision of mass mobilization just in case, hypothetically, anyone listening is faced with a similar situation some day.

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