RES: a trip to North Korea

Chris Doss itschris13 at
Fri Apr 21 10:08:56 PDT 2000

Well, I got it from the oh-so-trustworthy mass media . . . you know, those guys who say that Castro is like Hitler. :)

>From: Carrol Cox <cbcox at>
>Reply-To: lbo-talk at
>To: lbo-talk at
>Subject: Re: RES: a trip to North Korea
>Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 11:35:35 -0500
>Alexandre Fenelon wrote:
> > Speaking of North Korea, I have a question for ya. I was under the
> > impression that the country is a textbook example of squalor.
>And just what sources did this impression come from? All the concrete
>information I have seen indicates that before the disastrous (nature-
>induced) famines of recent years North Korea was doing much better
>than most third-world nations. I think my source was an MR article,
>but I can't be certain. But as long as we are dealing in impressions
>(apparently from outer space or a ouiji board) mine was that North
>Korea was particularly good in caring for children.

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