February 19, 2020

The revolution that wasn’t: is North Korea really a “revolutionary” state?
Despite official claims, early DPRK history was not marked by radical change to the status quo
Earlier this month, Kim Jong Un made the worldwide news when he made a triumphant return to the base of the Korean “revolution”: Mount Paektu. Although Korean communist guerillas never actually fought Japanese colonialists in this mountainous terrain, the Kim family regime has made this area a central point in its propaganda due to its mythical status in Korean tradition.According to