North Korea News Today

Department Store Shopping in North Korea: Propaganda Video Gives Viewers a Glimpse of the High Life in the DPRK Capital Pyongyang (평양)

Stories about North Korea often focus on the hardships endured by its people. Whether it is from famine or persecution, deprivation or political oppression, rarely does a bright light shine out of North Korea. This is perhaps because what few bright lights there are in North Korea mainly glow in Pyongyang (평양), where it seems most, if any, perks to […]

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Al Jazeera Interview with Slavoj Zizek.

“The system has lost its self evidence, its automatic legitimacy and now the field is open.” Slavoj Zizek   Slavoj Zizek, popular and renowned Slovenian political philosopher often cited by the Occupy Wall Street movement, is an outspoken critic of both capitalism and communism. In an excellent interview with Al Jazeera, Slavoj Zizek describes how […]

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