People’s Korea: Fact V. Myth

An excellent form a friend Caleb Maupin on the DPRK

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By Caleb T. Maupin

The media in the United States is private property. FOX news is owned by Australian Billionaire Rupert Murdoch. MSNBC is owned by General Electric, a huge corporation that makes billions annually in military contracts and has brutally suppressed unions. The capitalist media largely reinforces and preaches ideas that serve the interests of those who own it, the wealthy capitalist class.

Naturally, a country like the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as “north Korea”, is not going to be portrayed in a positive light. The DPRK is a country in which there are no billionaires. The banks, factories, industries, and natural resources are held in common. A revolutionary communist party, the Korean Workers Party, holds a monopoly on political power. While the United States sits atop the world system of capitalist imperialism, the DPRK is a socialist country. It points to a different way…

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