End Sanctions on DPRK, End Korean War – Deirdre Griswold Reports, July 7

Saturday July 7, 7pm United Electrical Workers (UE) Hall 37 S. Ashland, Chicago   The Korean people in the north and south have struggled against US domination since 1945. Washington has a long history of seeking to overthrow North Korea, even before their genocidal war on DPRK (1950-53) that killed one fifth of the population, … Continue reading End Sanctions on DPRK, End Korean War – Deirdre Griswold Reports, July 7

Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)  November 5                 October: Ten Days that Shook the World        Sergei Eisenstein     1928       104 min Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein It is a dramatic celebration of the 1917 … Continue reading Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

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 https://www.21cir.com/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ 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

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 https://www.21cir.com/2017/03/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam/ 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 http://www.shoah.org.uk/2017/03/10/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam-brother-of-dprk-leader-kim-jong-un/ https://news.alayham.com/content/dubious-story-murder-kim-jong-nam-0 https://alethonews.com/2017/03/07/the-dubious-story-of-the-murder-of-kim-jong-nam/                 The Dubious Story of the Murder of Kim Jong Nam 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 … 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/ North Korea's Justifiable Anger 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 … 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