Ethan Kim

Ethan Kim

Ethan Kim is the founder and former executive editor of the Outspoken Oppa. He is also the co-founder and former president of the La Canada Charity.
Opinion: Nuclear disarmament is unachievable

Opinion: Nuclear disarmament is unachievable

After being stricken by war and poverty, my grandfather immigrated from South Korea, which was decimated by Korean aggression decades ago. Like immigrants from ruined states, my grandfather traveled to the beacon of his remaining hope: the United States. When I became...

Opinion: The fear of the coronavirus

Opinion: The fear of the coronavirus

In the late 1920s, the world witnessed an economic fallout of great proportions. Within the United States, thousands of families fell into unemployment. Parents could not provide for their children, stores filed for bankruptcy, debt piled and the stock market...

Opinion: China is the greatest geopolitical threat to the U.S.

Opinion: China is the greatest geopolitical threat to the U.S.

Half of the nation watches the economy go under and the government becoming more polarized. World infrastructures have collapsed, unemployment is skyrocketing, and governments are in a disarray. Amid the chaos, we ask who is responsible for so much destruction....

Opinion: Writing is therapeutic

Opinion: Writing is therapeutic

My school has been shut down for a week now, and I have literally nothing to do. Yes, there are online classes and SAT prep, but those get extremely tiresome after awhile. For my school, online classes are not mandatory and have no impact on your grades whatsoever....

Opinion: A leader is defined by their reaction to a crisis

Opinion: A leader is defined by their reaction to a crisis

Throughout history, there has never been a truer testimony of a leader than through their grace in a crisis. Through the leadership of George Washington in fighting for their freedom to the boldness of Churchill as he stood before the British Parliament proclaiming...