October 17, 2019
Understanding North Korea’s surveillance state – NKNews Podcast Ep.96
UPenn PhD candidate Benjamin Silberstein discusses law, order, and control in the DPRK
How does North Korea retain control over its 25 million people, and is that control administered on a day-to-day basis?These questions drove scholar Benjamin Silberstein's interest in the DPRK, and on this week's episode he discusses the country's powerful police state, the importance of Songbun, and broader issues of law and order in North Korea.Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein is a 2019