February 06, 2023

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On Expertise and Ethics: Tourism in North Korea

On Expertise and Ethics: Tourism in North Korea

Does visiting North Korea as a tourist provide any useful insight?

On Expertise and Ethics: Tourism in North Korea
Alexander James April 27, 2013
NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food

NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food

"My favorite street food in New York City is the Halal food truck - I like their food because it's similar to Korean fried rice with meat"

NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo April 24, 2013
The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

What circumstances led women to become the drivers of North Korea's market economy?

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza April 24, 2013
Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’

Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’

Canadian Erich Weingartner recounts how he helped set up an exclusive foreigner only bar in Pyongyang

Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 23, 2013
North Korea’s Nightlife Scene: The Pyongyang Perspective

North Korea’s Nightlife Scene: The Pyongyang Perspective

Justin Rohrlich speaks to former residents and regular visitors to learn more about nightlife in North Korea

North Korea’s Nightlife Scene: The Pyongyang Perspective
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 19, 2013
Undercover in North Korea: Making It Harder For Serious Researchers To Do Their Job

Undercover in North Korea: Making It Harder For Serious Researchers To Do Their Job

"Obtaining authorizations for academic visits, research work or exchanges with North Korea has always proven difficult and programs like this do not help at all"

Undercover in North Korea: Making It Harder For Serious Researchers To Do Their Job
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza April 17, 2013
Professor Sweeney I Presume?: The Analytic Storm in Auntie’s Tea-cup

Professor Sweeney I Presume?: The Analytic Storm in Auntie’s Tea-cup

Holding barbed wire and looking sad; failing to analyze the ground at Sweeney's feet

Professor Sweeney I Presume?: The Analytic Storm in Auntie’s Tea-cup
Understanding Why NK NEWS Was Attacked Last Week

Understanding Why NK NEWS Was Attacked Last Week

NK NEWS speaks to server administrator Tomasz Chmielewski to find out why and how website was hacked last week

Understanding Why NK NEWS Was Attacked Last Week
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 16, 2013
UPDATE: Tourist Visits to North Korea Via Dandong Suspended

UPDATE: Tourist Visits to North Korea Via Dandong Suspended

Partial tour suspension appears to be latest ratcheting up of tension

UPDATE: Tourist Visits to North Korea Via Dandong Suspended
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 9, 2013
North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”

North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”

"The more I grow up, the more I’m learning that that f--kin’ gangster mentality never got me anywhere."

North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 8, 2013