Video in Spanish: El enigma de Corea del Norte (The Enigma of North Korea)

Democratic Korea in solidarity with Occupy movement

Biggest Protest against Capitalism in 300 Odd Yrs Pyongyang, October 18 (KCNA) — The working masses’ struggle against capitalism was staged all at once across the world on Oct. 15 and 16. This was the biggest organized one ever in history of capitalism spanning more than 300 years. Taking part in it were millions ofContinue reading “Democratic Korea in solidarity with Occupy movement”

Kim Jong-il’s Death is a Danger for North Korea, not its Neighbors

By Stephen Gowans There are a few facts to keep in mind to understand what’s going on in the wake of the death this week of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. #1. US foreign policy vis-a-vis North Korea has always sought to force the latter’s collapse to pave the way for its absorption into theContinue reading “Kim Jong-il’s Death is a Danger for North Korea, not its Neighbors”

PCMLE: Enver Hoxha – Builder and Defender of Marxism

From En Marcha, the newspaper of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE). Enver Hoxha and the Party of Labor of Albania, unmasked and confronted the different types of revisionists, fought against the Yugoslavists, confronted the Titoists and fought the Maoists. Enver was born in Albanian Gjirokastra the October 16, 1908 and died in TiranaContinue reading “PCMLE: Enver Hoxha – Builder and Defender of Marxism”

PC (AP) Statement on Kim Jong-Il’s Death

I post this article here despite disagreements with the PC(AP)’s line on the DPRK, which seems to differ from most M-L parties. — Espresso Stalinist Dear comrades: On December 17 comrade Kim Jong Il, top leader and leader of the Labour Party of Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Korean people, died. His deathContinue reading “PC (AP) Statement on Kim Jong-Il’s Death”

Kim Jong-Un Becomes Head of North Korea

By CHOE SANG-HUN Published: December 26, 2011 SEOUL — North Korea indicated on Monday that Kim Jong-un, the son and successor of its deceased leader, Kim Jong-il, was being elevated to the top of the ruling Workers’ Party’s hierarchy, calling him head of its Central Committee. The young successor’s apparent rise to the party leadershipContinue reading “Kim Jong-Un Becomes Head of North Korea”

Cuba decreed official mourning for death of Kim Jong Il

Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s government today declared official mourning for the death last Saturday by the leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Il. According to a note read through the National Television, the State Council established the duel, which will run on 20, 21 and 22 December. DuringContinue reading “Cuba decreed official mourning for death of Kim Jong Il”

Kim Jong Il dies, leader of the DPRK since 1994

Today is a sad day for the Korean people and all peoples of the world who struggle for their liberation, as it did the people of Korea in the first 45 years of last century. The President of the National Defense Commission, Supreme Commander of the KPA and Secretary General of the Workers’ Party ofContinue reading “Kim Jong Il dies, leader of the DPRK since 1994”

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dead at age 69

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Il, North Korea’s mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died of heart failure. He was 69. In a “special broadcast” Monday from the North Korean capital, state media said Kim died of a heart ailment on a train due to a “great mental and physical strain” on Dec.Continue reading “North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dead at age 69”

DPRK civilians admit faking papers on chemical weapons testing on humans

Four family members of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said on Tuesday they faked the papers the BBC used as the basis for allegations that the DPRK has tested chemical weapons on prisoners. Four family members of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said on Tuesday they faked the papers the BBCContinue reading “DPRK civilians admit faking papers on chemical weapons testing on humans”

Truth behind False Report about “Experiment of Chem. Weapons on Human Bodies” in DPRK Disclosed

Pyongyang, March 30 (KCNA) — Kang Pyong Sop and his family who are makers of false documents about the “experiment of chemical weapons on human bodies” in the DPRK called a press conference at the People’s Palace of Culture here Tuesday to clarify the truth behind the false report about this experiment in the DPRK releasedContinue reading “Truth behind False Report about “Experiment of Chem. Weapons on Human Bodies” in DPRK Disclosed”

“Why is it that people in North-Korea are starving but at the same time magnificent buildings are being built?” Against the lies about “famine” in the DPRK

Please note this blog does not necessarily endorse all of the viewpoints of this article. — Espresso Stalinist “Why is it that people in North-Korea are starving but at the same time magnificent buildings are being built?” Against the lies about “famine” in the DPRK The bourgeois media insist on reporting on the one handContinue reading ““Why is it that people in North-Korea are starving but at the same time magnificent buildings are being built?” Against the lies about “famine” in the DPRK”

The Juche Idea in the Light of Marxism-Leninism

By Gary Howell 1. CONTEXT In 1992, the DPRK revised its constitution to exclude any reference to Marxism-Leninism, having previously described the Juche Idea as a development of Marxism-Leninism. Also in that year, the so-called “Pyongyang Declaration” was signed by a number of parties claiming to be Marxist-Leninist. These events need to be seen, asContinue reading “The Juche Idea in the Light of Marxism-Leninism”

Bill Bland: The Workers’ Party of Korea and Revisionism

Written by Bill Bland for the Communist League INTRODUCTION In his paper entitled ‘THE WPK’S STRUGGLE AGAINST REVISIONISM’, Comrade Dermot Hudson expresses agreement with a reported statement by Nina Andreyeva: “As the Russian communist leader Dr. Nina Andreyeva remarked at the Copenhagen Seminar on the Juche Idea in 1995…” (Dermot Hudson: ‘The WPK’s Struggle againstContinue reading “Bill Bland: The Workers’ Party of Korea and Revisionism”

EBS teacher sides with North Korea

“North Korea, which had leadership composed of those who fought against the Japanese occupation, still strives to liberate the American colony South Korea just as it fought against the Japanese for national liberation, and that’s how they say… The war didn’t begin with a scream on June 25th, 1950. North and South had already hadContinue reading “EBS teacher sides with North Korea”