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Between 20-50% of North Koreans still believe official propaganda, defectors say
Massive increase occurs as Pyongyang shifts purchasing practices
In first of ten part series, eleven defectors share their thoughts on the future of the North Korean regime
Latest sign of emerging middle class, market forces in North's capital
Three currencies in 1980s North Korea allowed foreigners to spend money in sometimes surprising ways
"It’s not only the living in North Korea who are pitiful, the dead are, too"
Thanks to black market, official salaries provide very poor barometer
Practicing Christian offers his take on Pyongyang's version of Catholic mass
Founder of Choson Exchange describes his first visit to the Rason Special Economic Zone
A South Korean Spy is Captured, more on the 13th SPA, Reforestation Day, and the March 1st Movement
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