In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.
Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor at the University of California, San Diego Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
Oct 21 – The Release of Jeffrey Fowle
Oct 21 – Human Rights Update…Continue
Action: the state or process of acting or doing; something done or accomplished; a deed; causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process, the action of waves.......
Obligation: a social, legal, or moral requirement such as a duty, contract or promise that compels one to follow a particular course of action imposed by society, law or conscience....
(American Heritage Dictionary)
Seems to me we are all accountable for our actions, in-actions and obligations to one another "imposed by society, law or conscience".
I was shocked when I heard the words “bottom-dragging,” a terribly insulting way to refer to efforts to connect people with one another. The questions, asked of us by the Industrial Areas Foundation about ATD Fourth World‘s work in Brooklyn, pinpoint one of our fundamental disagreements with them. Ever since Saul Alinsky founded the IAF in 1940, community organizing has become a tool for bottom-up change in neighborhoods around the world. But people living in the worst situations of poverty are often not part of the groups through which…Continue
There is a vague effort underway to assert that such rights exist and are universal.One may prepare such a list of rights, but try and rank them in order of priority!I am rather fatigued by those who pontificate and then do not make their list.Here…Continue
Dear All, I am studying at the University of Amsterdam, finishing my masters in Political Science this June. I was wondering if anyone has studied online political activism in democratic policy-making process recently, and if so, would you be up for…Continue