BBC Radio: The Inquiry: “Is North Korea Broke?”

Fascinating ‘mini-history lesson’.
N.K.’s powerful class of elites needs the transition to markets, needs the productivity of the rising entrepreneurs, but is still pretty criminal and trying to sustain its grip on power. ‘Criminal innovation’ kinda thing.


Boxer Jack Johnson is posthumously pardoned by President Trump:

FINALLY! Something Trump does that I can agree wholeheartedly with!

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson | PBS: