January 24, 2020

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Andrea Valentino

Andrea Valentino is a journalist based in New York. His work has appeared in, among others, The Economist and The Independent. He occasionally tweets @DreValentino.

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The American Friends Service Committee has been helping farmers in North Korea for nearly 40 years

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