RES: a trip to North Korea

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Mon Apr 24 13:42:18 PDT 2000

> Brad De Long wrote:
>> To speak of North Korea's regime as if it has some merit--as if the
>> best solution isn't its immediate collapse and absorption by South
>> Korea--is to say that the abolition of private enterprise and the
>> bourgeoisie is a benefit so overwhelming as to more than offset the
>> absence of elections, the restrictions on speech, the material
>> poverty, and so on.
>Actually, it is. (I know you'll defend to the DEATH my right to say this,
>Mark Jones

Not to the death, perhaps, but I will defend it...


Brad DeLong

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