Meager Rations, Banned Markets, and Growing Anger Toward Government

Analysis, Economics, Governance, Human Rights
, by A opinion poll of North Koreans revealed a clear sense of discontent about what the government provides its citizens... A View Inside North Korea A Beyond Parallel descriptive survey of North Koreans currently residing in North Korea revealed a clear sense of discontent among respondents about what the government provides its citizens. Key Findings…

Kim Yo-Jong Rising in DPRK Leadership?

Analysis, Governance
, by Since Kim Jong-un’s official accession to power in 2012, Yo-Jong has worked in his Personal Secretariat where she helped managed his itineraries, events, and on-site visits. It is believed that she continues to function in this role today, even after she had acquired other prominent positions over the past year.