What happens when you have a mountain load of debt and you can’t afford the payments? In the Netflix hit “Squid Game,” characters quickly learn that their levels of debt are insurmountable and they all joined this kill-or-be-killed competition to either win a lifetime fortune or die trying. Joining us to discuss how “Squid Game” depicts the South Korean debt crisis is Dr. Sarah Son, a Lecturer in Korean Studies at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom.
The Conversation | Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show
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