TITLE

Cash Flow

AUTHOR(S)
Weiner, Eric
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;11/25/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 22, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the interest of the dictator Kim Jong Il on capitalism in North Korea. Praise given by editorials in the Communist Party newspaper "Rodong Sinmun" to the free market; Availability of a course in capitalism at the Kim Il Sung University; Establishment of an Internet café in Pyongyang; Liberalization of prices by the government; Creation of free-trade zone in Shinuiju; Views of the author about the strategy of Kim Jong Il to remain in power by fostering economic growth.
ACCESSION #
8504403

 

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