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June 13, 2024

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A look into the DPRK mental health system

A look into the DPRK mental health system

How North Korea uses the practice of psychiatry to reinforce societal values

A look into the DPRK mental health system
Peter Moody
Peter Moody December 30, 2014
Disillusioned South Korean men seek North Korean wives

Disillusioned South Korean men seek North Korean wives

Unions between South and North Koreans on the rise, with matchmakers in between

Disillusioned South Korean men seek North Korean wives
Max Kim
Max Kim December 23, 2014
How happy are North Koreans? Specialists talk culture

How happy are North Koreans? Specialists talk culture

Regime watchers talk public approval levels, the problems with encouraging defections

How happy are North Koreans? Specialists talk culture
Rob York
Rob York December 19, 2014
The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda

The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda

North Korea once celebrated help in establishing its independence; now it barely acknowledges it

The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 15, 2014
The party’s 10 principles, then and now

The party’s 10 principles, then and now

Evolution of party credo shows effort to elevate Kim Jong Il, the Worker’s Party

The party’s 10 principles, then and now
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 11, 2014
The art of the demonstration in North Korea

The art of the demonstration in North Korea

Experts debate whether sights in rallies’ constitute socialist realism

The art of the demonstration in North Korea
Niki O'Brien
Niki O'Brien December 3, 2014
North Korean art comes to London

North Korean art comes to London

Surprised? You shouldn’t be; N. Korean art has its charms

North Korean art comes to London
James Hoare
James Hoare November 28, 2014
Broken English in Pyongyang: A Review of Without You, There is No Us

Broken English in Pyongyang: A Review of Without You, There is No Us

Suki Kim's memoir provides rare dose of information on a closed society

Broken English in Pyongyang: A Review of Without You, There is No Us
Michael Laff November 24, 2014
Suki Kim: The ethical boundaries of writing in North Korea

Suki Kim: The ethical boundaries of writing in North Korea

Author says getting an account from inside North Korea, and PUST, outweighed concerns over transparency

Suki Kim: The ethical boundaries of writing in North Korea
Rob York
Rob York November 24, 2014
Inside North Korea’s ruling Workers Party

Inside North Korea’s ruling Workers Party

WPK may not set policy, but success in the North depends on membership

Inside North Korea’s ruling Workers Party
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 10, 2014