Sudden Rash of ‘Traffic Accidents’ Kills 30 North Korean Officials
Take the world’s most paranoid/delusional Stalinist regime, add nuclear ambition and stir. Turn the whole mess over to a 29-year old who, by rights, should be playing video games in his parents’ basement; what’s the worst that could happen? This, for starters, from the Telegraph (UK): 30 North Korean officials involved in South talks die ‘in traffic accidents’ In its annual study, Amnesty International claimed | Read More »
‘The Un’ vs The One
What a scary world we live in. Who would have guessed that in the 21st century one of the world’s largest military powers, a nuclear state no less, would contemplate handing the reins of power to an untested neophyte? The exact details of his birth have been kept under wraps. The details of his elite private education are shadowy, too. He’s the ultimate product of | Read More »
Capitalism Comes to North Korea?
H/T Colleen Vladimirovna From the BBC: Is North Korea turning capitalist? Communist North Korea has embraced an eminently capitalist concept by airing on state TV what is likely to be its first beer commercial. The advert, aired on Thursday, said that Taedonggang beer, with a unique scent and fresh taste, will help them ease stress and lead healthy lives because it is has been made | Read More »