October 16, 2019
Will North Korean be able to understand capitalism and free speech? Refugee survey
While capitalism currently has strong roots in North Korea, corruption could pose problems in future
Since the great famine of the mid 1990s, conceptions that North Korea closely resembles a Stalinist, rigidly communist country have been shown to be increasingly off-the-mark. Today the socialist utopia – if there ever was one – is certainly no more in North Korea. That's because the famine (or 'Arduous March') marked a major turning point for many North Koreans, who witnessed the near