Saturday, February 26, 2011

Not Emersonian Self-Reliance

  • "Juche, the ideology of self-reliance launched by dictator Kim Il-sung in the 1950s, is wiping out North Korea." begins Joseph Yun Li-sun's grim report — Hunger reaches alarming levels as people resort to eating wild grasses and dirt.

  • "North Korea has been knocking on the doors of practically every country except for the poorest African nations since last year asking for food aid, yet according to a senior South Korean official, last year's harvest in the North was among the best in two decades," begins this analysis — Why N.Koreans Are Starving.
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