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South Korea inequality: Youth fed up with wealth gap

A recent study shows many South Koreans in their 20s no longer believe hard work alone is a guarantee of success.

South Korea‘s president has promised to create more jobs, boost workers’ pay and help the poor.

It comes as a new study reveals young people in the country are feeling increasingly pessimistic about the future as the economy worsens.

Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul.