Understanding North Korea

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What follows is an extensive interview with Yongho Thae, Minister of the Embassy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in London, conducted by Carlos Martinez. The interview took place at the DPRK embassy in London in October 2013. Topics covered include the DPRK’s nuclear programme, the nature of the DPRK’s political system, the DPRK’s place in a changing global political landscape, tourism, Syria, and Latin America. Given that the DPRK is considered by the imperialist states as ‘enemy number one’, it is essential for anti-imperialists to make an effort to understand… Read More

Against the U.S. War Machine

From the Communist Party of Finland We are living in very dangerous times. US/Nato has far reaching plans to conquer the entire world and threaten Russia and China into submission. Of course neither Russia nor China will do that. Both countries have endured terrible pains and struggle to reach what they are today: independent and proud states. Neither Russia nor China will give in for US demands and threats. First I will say something about what happened just after the second world war, where Russia faced a terrible loss of life in… Read More

Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change Biggest Challenges for Humanity

From the Communist Party of Finland Nuclear weapons, along with climate change, now constitute the biggest challenges facing humanity. The mere existence of nuclear arms is a threat against humanity. The use of a tiny part of the over 16,000 existing nuclear weapons, of which 4,000 are operational, would have catastrophic consequences for our planet. The idea of “nuclear deterrence” as the basis for unsustainable and unacceptable military doctrines must be definitely abandoned; far from contributing to nuclear disarmament, they stimulate the perpetual possession of those weapons. The use of nuclear weapons… Read More