People Power Party
People Power Party (국민의힘, Gugmin-Uihim) or United Future Party (미래통합당, 未來統合黨, Milaetonghabdang) is the right-wing, social conservative and anti-communist party in South Korea. It was created as a merger of major conservative parties to confront the liberal political camp.
The party was created as a merger of several hard-line conservative, anti-communist right-wing parties, including Liberty Korea Party (자유한국당, 自由韓國黨), New Conservatives (새로운보수당, 새로운保守黨) and Onward for Future 4.0 (미래를향한전진4.0, 未來를향한前進4.0).
Officially, it calls for "moderate conservatism" (중도보수, 中道保守), but in reality its leadership is made up of traditionalists and older people, and its supporters made up of alt-right young people.
The absolute majority of party members refuse to recognize the existence of LGBT. There was a debate between this party and the more moderate Democratic Party of Korea on whether acceptance of gay people should be either opposed or require a national consensus, which both candidates drew a lot of fire from social media.
It is difficult to characterize a tendency as a big tent party, but it is actually a hard-line conservative party that is far from a "moderate conservative."
Diplomatically, People Power Party has a strong pro-U.S. and anti-PRC tendency. The position on Russia is not clear. (However, they are less friendly to Russia than to the Minjoo Party because of their traditional anti-North Korea tendencies.)
- Hwang Kyo-ahn
- Liberty Korea Party / Party of New Conservatives
- Gay rights — United Future Party abhors homosexuals.
- Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro — some party members were influenced by these men.
- Christian right
- Korean War
- Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)
- Asian values
- Ilbe, DCinside
- Da-min, J. (April 8, 2020). "Rival candidates slammed for 'biased' views on homosexuality". Korea Times. Retrieved July 4, 2020.