North Koreans in South Korea Face Imprisonment for Wanting to Return Home

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/26/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ http://www.4thmedia.org/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ https://mltoday.com/article/2785-north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/91 http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/06/29/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/         Contrary to what the US government and corporate media have conditioned us to associate only with North Korea, a Korean in the South finds herself subject to prosecution for violating the South’s National Security Law because she seeks to move to the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea [DPRK]. Kim … Continue reading North Koreans in South Korea Face Imprisonment for Wanting to Return Home

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The Dubious Story of Murder of Kim Jong Nam

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/07/the-curious-story-of-kim-jong-nams-death/ http://mltoday.com/article/2686-the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam-2/91 http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/03/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam/ http://www.4thmedia.org/2017/03/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam/ http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam-brother-of-dprk-leader-kim-jong-un/5578256 https://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Dubious-Story-of-the-M-by-Stansfield-Smith-Korea_Media-170308-957.html Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity     In the West, even among people who consider themselves not susceptible to government-corporate media propaganda, any wild story about North Korea can be taken as credible. We should ask ourselves why that is the case, given what we know about the history of … Continue reading The Dubious Story of Murder of Kim Jong Nam

Framing North Korea

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/01/09/framing-north-korea/ When it comes to North Korea, for the US government and its media, time stands still. They remain fixated in the 1950s Joe McCarthy worldview: the Red-Yellow peril, a monster capable of unimaginable evil, threatens our civilization and freedoms. North Korea’s Kim family is presented as three reincarnations of a Communist Dr. Fu Manchu. … Continue reading Framing North Korea

Presentation on North Korea and US War Threats

to Anti-War Committee, Minneapolis  July 27, 2013 http://www.fightbacknews.org/2013/7/29/st-paul-program-threat-war-korean-peninsula Thank you for inviting me for speaking on the DPRK, the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, or North Korea, this day, 60 years since the DPRK defeated the US war on their country. We should remember too, yesterday was the 60th anniversary of the rallying cry of … Continue reading Presentation on North Korea and US War Threats

North Korea’s Justifiable Anger

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/04/10/north-koreas-justifiable-anger/ http://www.4thmedia.org/2013/04/north-koreas-justifiable-anger-does-obama-want-more-war/ The corporate media reduces the DPRK (North Korea) to the Kim family and prefaces their names with the terms “madman”, “evil” and “brutal”. Such vilifications of foreign leaders are used here not only to signify they are target for US overthrow. They are meant to intimidate and isolate anti-war activists as being out in left … Continue reading North Korea’s Justifiable Anger

What North Koreans Think

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/04/08/what-north-koreans-think/ I recently returned from a late March trip to North Korea [Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, DPRK], along with 45 others, through Koryo Tours. On that tour I had the opportunity to discuss with the Korean tour guides their views on the current situation.  I only recall the DPRK view mentioned here once in … Continue reading What North Koreans Think