Long Live the North Korean Black Market

“Trade for Yourself, Think for Yourself” Says Defector Yeonmi Park Yaël Ossowski | PanAmPost North Korean defector Yeonmi Park addresses the Oslo Freedom Forum on October 21, 2014. (YouTube) Among the many speeches I heard while at the Oslo Freedom Forum last month, there is one in particular that stuck with me. Not just because of the shock value of the content or the emotional presentation, but because of the notion that there is hope for the hermit nation of North Korea, still today the victim of a decades-long extreme interpretation of socialist ideology. That idea was presented by Yeonmi […]