April 09, 2020

Remembering North Korea’s Chollima movement
Enacted in parallel with the Great Leap Forward, the ‘thousand li horse’ campaign continues to resonate
Among present scholars of North Korea, there has been a tendency to throw the baby out with the bathwater in regards to labels like “socialism” or “communism” in favor of terms like “fascism” or “race-based nationalism,” even to the point of suggesting that North Korea was never really a communist country at all.  While there may be a good case for doing this, this tendency