How North Korea Makes Money

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  1. lionslicer 3

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    What a joke. Don't know why this popped up? So North Korea is good? Tell that to all the starved people. Communism? 👎

  2. King Hip-O

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    9:47 Error: You said one hundred thousand one but displayed 100,000. Just kidding 😁

  3. Eric Hiatt

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    I came in here guessing they organ harvest their population for selling on the black market. I haven't watched the video yet. I'll post my response to the video in a reply to this comment.

  4. Eric Hiatt

    Eric Hiatt16 timer siden

    Got it - the superior NK women should harvest their lazy husbands' organs for black market sale.

  5. Happy Bear

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    "Normalcy" is not a word. You were looking for "normality"!

  6. The Gamer

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    2:20 Missed opportunity to play

  7. Keanu R

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    North Korea: *Wait, you guys are getting paid?*

  8. Smiley P

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    So they were doing fine, even making China jealous then fucked it all up by instituting capitalism so a few could gain immense power at the cost of the many? Sounds about right smh Edit: obviously authoritarian "communism" aka "dictatorship" has its own set of problems but if they expanded on the actual socialism parts and not the hierarchies they'd probably be doing a lot better

  9. lookatmoy

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    They print it, just like U.S of Aggression does

  10. Thaddeu Neri

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    I dare you to make a video like this about Israel.

  11. Vüsal Qasımov

    Vüsal QasımovDag siden

    What's the movie or tv show in 12:32?

  12. Constable Dodo

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    Pyongyang is beautiful, you stupid westerners make propaganda and torture those of us that left into saying that N.Korea is bad place. Even you're own president said that North Korea is lovely so stop making bad videos about it .

  13. Nishanth N

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    Why does the guy in thumbnail look like Naruto!!

  14. Yusuf Iyanuoluwa

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    I thank hacker James for transforming my life to better I got paid by him 7500 thru my cash app account without no problems you can also text in now is real and legit +1(336) 355 8014

  15. David Becket

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    That ad at the end was one of the most seamless I've ever seen.

  16. Ahmad Gamer

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    2:32 Bee Gees liked that.

  17. Memespeech

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    >not being forced to work >equality lol

  18. free_WiFi he's innocent

    free_WiFi he's innocentDag siden

    Propaganda on steroids

  19. Grim Reaper

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    i think USA should leave other countries alone and stop terrorism in the world ... putting them in blacklist is the reason they are not thriving.... stop international terrorism USA 🖕

  20. Beastinlosers

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    I've always admired how they are able to maintain such a status quo.

  21. BenjaminLRD

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    North Korea is sponsored by Raid Shadow Legends

  22. Shashwat Singh

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    And you started your own little revolution against NO-gos at the end!

  23. octapusxft

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    "Communism" really is the lie that keeps on living somehow

  24. Jian Li

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    We don't like north Koreans and japan. Because they killed south Koreans and Japan killed so many people. So we don't trust you. We don't want you to rule because we think you need subsidies not power because we think you are violent. We don't understand your way of life because it's more a way of pain and death.

  25. RealBallistic SMN

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  26. Geoff Cox

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    Very little here about how NK actually does make money, only a bare minimum about how some individuals earn a living, which is quite different to 'making money'.

  27. Joseph

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    Switzerland-chan: *NEIN* Fat Kim: *That's not very cash money of you*

  28. Vojtěch Maršál

    Vojtěch Maršál2 dager siden

    11:25 Haha, have you ever seen soviet era machines stop working?

  29. Vermillion

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  30. Smarter Than You

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    Nike probably has a sweatshop there!

  31. King

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    By killing soleimani we shut kim up. Try another threat boy just try.

  32. Serpent Ascendancy

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    I like their system of government juche is pretty based.

  33. Backcountry Skiing Canada

    Backcountry Skiing Canada2 dager siden

    Those are not "snowmobiles" those are snow cats or groomers!

  34. lk nod

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    why does every time left ends up like nothe korea and china and right tends in global leaders

  35. The Jupiter

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    I don't consider North Korea a country. They are a bunch of pirates living off blackmail money and being a leech feeding off China and acting as a Chinese puppet. In comparison South Korea has done very well. North is drooling at South Korea's prosperity but it doesn't want to work hard or it doesn't have intelligence to be par with South. All these missiles and nuclear technology know how is supplied by China. North Korea and China are playing this game very well.

  36. titanente

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    Shows imagery from a Swiss landscape at 10:55. Stating it would depict the "spraling fields of North Korea with barley any electricity". The footage was recorded on the S-15 train between the Stations Steinmaur and Schöfflisdorf-Oberweningen showing the northern side of a hill called Lägern.

  37. titanente

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    Which is quite funny, since the film "The Interview" also uses a Swiss train scene (depicting a Swiss ICN Train) claiming it would be North Korea

  38. Kim Jong un

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    I think Austria is very mean to my people

  39. Justin Liu

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    North Korea was the 2nd richest country in Asia from the end of WW2 to the late 1980s. They had free universal health care, free education for all, free uniforms, free textbooks and free social programs including free housing for its citizens which the USA never had and will never have. Their standard of living at the time was ahead of modern day China.This is mainly because they had great investment and cheap oil from the Soviet Union. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. The USA took this chance to sanction North Korea by banning import of all basic essential resources and oil into the country directly crippling their industrialized economy and leading to the starvation of millions of innocent North Korean civilians overnight. North Korea still survived and became almost completely self sufficient despite the impossible and inhumane conditions the Americans left them. So please LEARN YOU HISTORY before you start spreading hate and talking shit to a country you know nothing about you stupid ignorant arrogant idiots!

  40. Darth Utah 66

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    That's how north Korea works

  41. Steve Pettersen

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    How North Korea Makes Money: Why, the government counterfeits it, of course. How do you think that fat f*ck in charge gets all his luxury items?

  42. Alexander Dahomey

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    Sanctioning a country and then wondering why they want nukes is prime cognitive dissonance

  43. LA LA Toy Art

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    very informativ video. thanks.

  44. Rio Kawaguchi

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    10:02 Yen is Japanese currency. Not Chinese.

  45. frank facts

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    Free healthcare, college, guaranteed job. That's terrible.

  46. Kyle Pasta

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    How north korea makes money, trade with china and russia mostly

  47. cocomunga

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    Someday that stupid statue will fall

  48. fern Haloo

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    I betcha there's no Skid Rows in NK like the beauty in LA, I betcha.

  49. Han Leo

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    North Korea is sponsored by Raid Shadow Legends

  50. Atipong Pathanasethpong

    Atipong Pathanasethpong4 dager siden

    I can't help wondering whether this video is part of NK propaganda. The information and figures are very specific, but somehow are not corroborated by other sources.

  51. Melbu

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    To me it still seems like it works way better than capitalism. Tall buildings are present in EU as well, but only rich people are there. So the system is BASICALLY the same. Poor stay poor. And only a bunch get rich and live rich lives. Society is just bad

  52. CheapShot Mike

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    No. He took Marxism exactly where it inevitably always will go. He understood it just fine.

  53. Guyana South America

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    Kim Jong Um says the lazy batty boys who likes to print money and build nuclear weapons they hate humanity and need to get wiped out from the face of the earth.

  54. MetaView7

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    just like cuba, it is a slave camp. The elite have cellphones and luxury cars. The mass have nothing.

  55. Akash

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    To viewers: In all 13 mins, the narrator tells nothing about how N.Korea makes money.

  56. Brad C

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    Obviously what keeps them up and Iran is secret Russian/Chinese backings. These attack dogs are kept on a firm leash....but will forever be a thorn in the side of America.....just as Russia and China wish.

  57. Ggdivhjkjl

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    Thumbs up to show your love for the Supreme Comrade!

  58. IB Freely

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    8:55 for a bit more detail - the way it functions is that the husband works a government job which gives the family housing and access to schools etc, women work for money which is used to support the family within this infrastructure.

  59. Sudarshan

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    1:27 that's not a bad hair cut

  60. Sudarshan

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    0:39 😂😂

  61. Jacob Brewer

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    So North Korea is basically a lavishly spoiled school girl?

  62. mark katwire

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    Is this a china propaganda channel...*subtle*subtle*psych ops*