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North Korea’s utopian sea flavor of socialism

North Korea’s utopian sea flavor of socialism

Fisheries, ‘big hauls’ emphasis shows Pyongyang hasn’t stopped setting ambitious targets

North Korea’s utopian sea flavor of socialism
S.Korea lowers itself with loudspeaker propaganda

S.Korea lowers itself with loudspeaker propaganda

Temperatures drop, tensions rise, and Seoul joins in the Orwellian chorus

S.Korea lowers itself with loudspeaker propaganda
David Tizzard
David Tizzard January 22, 2016
Photographing Kim Jong Un

Photographing Kim Jong Un

North Korea's leader depicted using techniques found elsewhere, but has monopoly on his image

Photographing Kim Jong Un
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi January 21, 2016
Pay North Korea a visit

Pay North Korea a visit

Make some young Northerners curious and open a few minds

Pay North Korea a visit
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee January 20, 2016
Chinese tourists in N. Korea: Empathy or condescension?

Chinese tourists in N. Korea: Empathy or condescension?

Those from across the Tumen look at the North today and see their own past experiences

Chinese tourists in N. Korea: Empathy or condescension?
NK News
NK News January 20, 2016
Social criticism in North Korean cinematography

Social criticism in North Korean cinematography

Films noted the persistent problems in Kim Il Sungist society – but avoided real causes

Social criticism in North Korean cinematography
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko January 19, 2016
The image of Stalin in North Korea

The image of Stalin in North Korea

The last ‘Stalinist’ system has little regard for the Soviet leader himself

The image of Stalin in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy January 18, 2016
The cultural complications of Chinese tourism to North Korea

The cultural complications of Chinese tourism to North Korea

Rason tourism includes ruminations on 'pure' socialism of the DPRK, but not the PRC

The cultural complications of Chinese tourism to North Korea
NK News
NK News January 17, 2016
Ringing in a North Korean New Year

Ringing in a North Korean New Year

People maintain family rituals, friendly pastimes on Jan. 1, despite official emphasis on Seollal

Ringing in a North Korean New Year
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee January 14, 2016
Athletics and operatings systems: A future with two Koreas?

Athletics and operatings systems: A future with two Koreas?

Why do all talks about the future of the Korean peninsula revolve around reunification?

Athletics and operatings systems: A future with two Koreas?
David Tizzard
David Tizzard January 11, 2016