North Korea promotes labor intensive activities to create jobs

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North Korea promotes labor intensive activities to create jobs

Agricultural technology remains primitive. Visiting experts say they still encounter farming equipment from the 1950s. Just beyond the city limits of Pyongyang, farmers are still ploughing fields with oxen; women carry big bundles of firewood on their backs.

– The Economist

and,

North Koreans are compelled to spend six days a week working for the state for meagre wages. … “My job is just a dull waste of time,” says one woman in her 20s who works for a state-run firm. Asked about quitting, she demurs: “It’s not easy.

– The Economist

This is slavery and under slavery system, no valid slave remains unemployed.

 

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