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Week 8: Ideas for Sound Project

A story about what if the United States had stayed divided between the Confederate States and Union, proposing that one side had fallen under the rule of a brutal dictatorship. 241 more words

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Week 8: North Korean Perceptions of China

This week I happened upon an interesting article titled “Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much,” which definitely caught my eye, as I had assumed North Koreans would either not be aware of China’s success, or that propaganda had convinced them of their own country’s superiority. 194 more words

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Week 7: Parallels between German and Korean Reunification

One of the more interesting comparisons to make to the splitting of the Korean Peninsula between North and South, is the former split of Germany between East and West. 335 more words

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Week 6: Elections in North Korea

Believe it or not, this week in North Korea, parliamentary elections were held, an event that occurs once every five years. The video below from The Telegraph shows the festivities and fanfare that went with the occasion. 264 more words

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Week 5: Do young South Koreans even want a re-unified peninsula?

One question about the fate of North (and South) Korea is what will happen with the area should the North Korean regime topple or otherwise be removed.   338 more words

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Splinters at work 1991

Behind the scenes footage of Splinters Theatre preparing for the breakout season of Winter of the Rutting Moon at The Performance Space, Sydney, in 1991. In typical style, the company moved into the theatre, dogs, babies and all for a week to build the show. 7 more words

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Week 4-2: UN's Response to Human Rights Abuses

One question the conditions faced on North Korea’s prison camps often raises for me, how has the world responded. Just this week, the United Nations released a 372-page study detailing what it calls crimes against humanity occuring within the walls of the prison camps. 298 more words

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