Bulletin of the Korean Association of Social Scientists

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Bulletin of the Korean Association of Social Scientists

‘The Juche idea, the Songun idea is focusing the attention of the world, when the independence is turning to the strong trend at present. Many people including the figures in political, public and academic circles and the Juche idea followers over the world are now developing the study and dissemination of the Juche idea, the Songun idea, making efforts to apply it in the reality of their countries.

The Korean Association of Social Scientists issues this Bulletin for the world progressives and the Juche idea followers who want to have deep understanding of the Juche idea, the Songun idea and to know the reality of the DPRK in which the Juche idea is applied brilliantly.

The Bulletin will carry the papers written by many local and foreign figures and scholars to explain the Juche idea, the Songun idea scientifically and theoretically, the articles introducing the DPRK which translates the idea into reality, news of seminars on the Juche idea and the news of activities done by the Juche idea followers.

We hope the Bulletin of the KASS will serve as mental pabulum and close companion that give hopes, conviction and courage to the people fighting for independence and justice.’

From the very first issue of the bulletin (p1, Number 1, 2014).

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2016

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2017

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2018

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2019

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History of the DPRK

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History of the DPRK

Below are a number of documents that provide a short introduction to the history of the Korea as a united country and the situation that has existed since the division of the peninsula following the defeat of Japanese Fascism in 1945.

Pre-Revolutionary Korea

Celebrities in Korean History (1), Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 107 (2018), 82 pages.

Japan’s War Crimes, Past and Present, by Ri Jong Hyon, Foreign Languages Publishing House Pyongyang, Juche 88 (1999), 193 pages.

The Revolutionary War

The Korean War, An Unanswered Question, by Dr Channing Liem, former Ambassador to the United Nations, Republic of Korea, 1960-61, Published in Commemoration of the 42nd Anniversary of the Korean War, June 25 1992, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1993, 56 pages.

The US Imperialists started the Korean War, by Candidate Academician Ho Jong Ho, Doctors Kang Sok Hui and Pak Thae Ho, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1993, 257 pages.

The Korean War, 1950-1953: The First Defeat of the U.S. Military in the 20th Century, by an American Maoist, June 2016, 20 pages.

A Grand Birth, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 107 (2018), 87 pages. The early days of the Republic.

War Veterans’ Reminiscences, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 107 (2018), 95 pages.

Post-Liberation DPRK

Irrigation works in the DPRK, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1955, 74 pages.

On the question of the 600,000 Koreans in Japan, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1959, 83 pages.

Big Leap in Korea’ s National Economy, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1959, 44 pages.

Great economic results attained by Korean people in 1958, Information on Korea No 1, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1959, 15 pages.

Development and Prospect of Industry in Korea, Information on Korea No 11, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1959, 18 pages.

Pyongyang 1961, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1961, 59 pages.

Memorandum of the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, in connection of the placing of the item on the withdrawal of all the foreign troops stationed in South Korea under the flag of the United Nations on the agenda of the 29th Session of the UN General Assembly, October 7 1974, Pyongyang, 1974, 24 pages.

Struggle for Korea’s National Rights, Wilfred Burchett, Pyongyang, 1974, 20 pages.

Pyongyang Historical Relics, Central History Museum of Korea, Pyongyang, 1977, 58 pages.

Indictment to the World, White Paper on atrocious Kwangju Genocide, issued by the Central Committee of the Revolutionary Party for Reunification, Pyongyang, June 10, 1980, 12 pages. About the massacre in the city of Kwangju (Gwangju) in southwest South Korea.

The Concrete Wall – Dividing Korea into North and South, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1980, 20 pages.

Fisheries of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1984, 17 pages.

‘Long Live Korean Reunification and Independence! Down With Korean Revisionism! by N. Steinmayr, January 1999, 63 pages.

Historical Dictionary of North Korea, Ilpyong J Kim, Asian/Oceanian Historical Dictionaries, No. 40, The Scarecrow Press, Maryland, 2003, 282 pages.

On Nationalism, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 11 pages.

The Evolution of Human Rights Thinking in North Korea, by Robert Weatherley & Song Jiyoung, from the Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, Volume 24, No. 2, June 2008, 27 pages.

The Right to Survival in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, by Jiyoung Song, Cambridge University Press, from the European Journal of East Asian Studies, Volume 9, No. 1, 2010, 33 pages.

The UN’s Human Rights Policy towards North Korea: The Limit of the Neo-liberal Approach, by Sang-Soo Lee, Research Institute for Security Affairs at Korea National Defense University [South Korea], from The Journal of Peace Studies, Volume 13, No. 2, 2012, 24 pages.

Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 144 pages. (This is too large for WordPress Media at the moment. Anyone interested I’ll send a pdf copy direct if you provide an email address.)

Seventy Years of Brilliant Leadership, On the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 104 (2015), 112 pages.

Understanding Workers’ Party of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 150 pages.

The Pueblo, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 2 pages.

DPRK – Seven decades of creation and changes, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 107 (2018), 152 pages.

Seventy-five Years of Great Leadership, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 137 pages. 75 years of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The Division and Re-unification of Korea

Korea’s Division and Its Truth, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 161 pages.

Korea – the 38th Parallel North, by Ryo Sung Chol, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1995, 225 pages.

The DPRK and the USA

The Korean Question and US Forces in South Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 92 (2003), 90 pages.

US – the Empire of Terrorism, by Kim Chol Myong. A Terrorist State at the very source; The author of Terrorism on the Korean Peninsula; The Boss of International Terrorism. Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 92 (2003), 15 pages.

Withdrawal of US Troops from South Korea – No more delay, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 129 pages.

How the Korean Question Has Become Internationalized 1, Origin of the Korean Question, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 107 (2018), 51 pages.

A duel of reason between Korea and US, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 89 (2000), 337 pages.

The United States: ‘War against terrorism’, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 79 pages.

DPRK-US Showdown, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 162 pages.

The DPRK and the People’s Republic of China

New Journey to Peace and Prosperity in 2018, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 57 pages.

Ushering in a New Era of Development in External Relations, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 110 (2021), 149 pages.

The Juche Idea

Juche Idea – answers to hundred questions, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 101 (2012), 64 pages.

Man’s destiny and Juche Idea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 101 (2012), 75 pages.

Exposition of the Principles of the Juche Idea

Volume 1 – What is the view of the Juche Idea on the world, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 94 pages.

Volume 2 – The torch of Juche that illuminates human society, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 116 pages.

Volume 3 – The fundamentals of rise and fall of country and nation, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 92 pages.

Volume 4 – Songun opens the door of Independence and Prosperity, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 153 pages.

Volume 5 – The building of a thriving socialist country, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 113 pages.

The Songun Idea

Songun Politics and Peace on the Korean Peninsula, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 56 pages.

Songun—All-Powerful Sword of the Present Times, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 26 pages.

Questions and answers on the Songun Idea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 101 (2012), 57 pages.

Songun Politics in Korea, by Ri Jong Chol, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 101 (2012), 77 pages.

Songun, Might of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 84 pages.

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Kim Jong Il

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Kim Jong Il

Selected Works

Selected Works – Volume 1

Selected Works – Volume 2

Selected Works – Volume 9

Selected Works – Volume 10

Selected Works – Volume 11

Selected Works – Volume 12

Selected Works – Volume 13

Selected Works – Volume 14

Selected Works – Volume 15

Biographies and reminiscences

Kim Jong Il Biography – Volume 1

Kim Jong Il Biography – Volume 2

Kim Jong Il Biography – Volume 3

History of Revolutionary Activities of Chairman Kim Jong Il, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 104 (2015), 364 pages.

Kim Jong Il – short biography, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 90 (2001), 218 pages.

Kim Jong Il – Day of having Korea Reunified, North Korean scenario for war and peace, Kim Myong Chol, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 90 (2001), 218 pages.

Kim Jong Il – Brief History, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 87 (1998), 159 pages.

Kim Jong Il’s Aphorisms, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 49 pages.

Kim Jong Il’s Theory on Korea’s Reunification, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 97 (2008), 103 pages.

Songun Politics of Kim Jong Il, Kim Chol U, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 91 (2002), 128 pages.

The Great man Kim Jong Il – 2, Ri Il Bok, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1995, 104 pages.

The Leadership Philosophy of Kim Jong Il, Jo Song Baek, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 88 (1999), 234 pages.

Anecdotes of Kim Jong Il’s Life

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Individual articles

Worshipping Big Powers and Depending on Foreign Forces is the way to national ruin, Talk to Students at Kim Il Sung University – April 5 1961, 8 pages.

On correctly analyzing and reviewing the history of the preceding Revolutionary Ideology of the Working Class, Talks to Social Scientists – May 20, June 17 and September 30 1966, 11 pages.

On the Art of the cinema – April 11 1973, 475 pages.

On some questions in understanding the Juche Philosophy, Talk to Theoretical Propagandists of the Party – April 2 1974, 6 pages.

On the Art of Opera, Talk to Creative Workers in the Field of Art and Literature – September 4-6 1974, 96 pages.

On thoroughly establishing the system of Party Leadership, Speech at a Consultative Meeting of Senior Officials of the Organizational Leadership Department and the Information and Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – April 28 1979, 18 pages.

On the Juche Idea, Treatise sent to the National Seminar on the Juche Idea held to mark the 70th Birthday of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung – March 31 1982, 68 pages.

The Workers’ Party of Korea is a Juche-type Revolutionary Party which inherited the glorious tradition of the diu – October 17 1982, 37 pages.

On some Problems of Education in the Juche Idea, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – July 15 1986, 28 pages.

On further developing mass gymnastics, Talk to Mass Gymnastics Producers – April 11 1987, 21 pages.

On the Art of the drama, Talk to the Officials in the Field of Art and Literature – April 20 1988, 102 pages.

Let us highly display the Korean-nation-first Spirit, Speech Addressed to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – December 28 1989, 27 pages.

On some Problems of the Ideological Foundation of Socialism, Speech Delivered to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – May 30 1990, 25 pages.

The Workers’ Party of Korea organizes and guides all the victories of our people – October 3 Juche 79 (1990), 27 pages.

On having a correct viewpoint and understanding of the Juche Philosophy, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – October 25 1990, 8 pages.

Socialism of our country is a Socialism of our style as the embodiment of the Juche Idea, Speech Delivered to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – December 27 1990, 37 pages.

Our Socialism Centred on the Masses shall not perish, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – May 5 1991, 52 pages.

On Architecture – May 21 1991, 170 pages.

Let us firmly equip ourselves with the Theory of Juche-oriented Socialist Economic Management, Letter to the Teaching Staff and Students of the University of National Economics on the 45th Anniversary of its establishment – July 1 1991, 44 pages.

On the Art of Music – July 17 1991, 201 pages.

On Fine Art – October 16 1991, 173 pages.

The historical lesson in building Socialism and the General Line of our Party, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – January 3 1992, 40 pages.

Let us further strengthen our Single-hearted Unity and give full play to the Korean-nation-first spirit, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – February 4 1992, 7 pages.

On strengthening the People’s Army and creating a social climate in which prominence is given to military affairs, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – February 4 1992, 9 pages.

Let us glorify the Great Achievements of the Respected Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – April 17 1992, 35 pages.

Some problems arising in improving Public Health, Talk to the Senior Officials in the Sector of Public Health – July 22 1992, 7 pages.

Let us further improve City Management in conformity with the requirements of the developing situation, Letter to those attending the National Short Course for City Management Officials – September 4 1992, 19 pages.

On the Fundamentals of Revolutionary Party Building, A Treatise written on the occasion of the 47th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Workers’ Party of Korea – October 10 1992, 44 pages.

Socialism is the life of our people, Talk with the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – November 14 1992, 7 pages.

Let us bring the advantages of our People’s Government into fuller play, Letter to the Participants in the National Lecture Course for Officials of People’s Government Organizations – December 21 1992, 43 pages.

Abuses of Socialism are intolerable, Discourse published in Kulloja, Official Magazine of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – March 1 1993, 21 pages.

Let us hold the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung in high esteem as the Eternal President of our Republic, Talks to Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – July 11 and 19 1994, 7 pages.

Let us hold the Great Leader in high esteem forever and accomplish his cause, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – October 16 1994, 22 pages.

Socialism is a science, Treatise published in Rodong Sinmun, organ of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – November 1 1994, 40 pages.

Let us make our Country, our Motherland, ever more prosperous, true to the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung’s intention, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – December 31 1994, 9 pages.

Giving priority to Ideological Work is essential for accomplishing Socialism – June 19 1995, 43 pages.

Respecting the forerunners of the Revolution is a noble moral obligation of revolutionaries, Discourse Published in Rodong Sinmun, Organ of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – December 25 1995, 26 pages.

The Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung will always be with our people, Talk to Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – February 11 1996, 3 pages.

The Juche Philosophy is an Original Revolutionary Philosophy, Discourse Published in Kulloja, Theoretical Magazine of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – July 26 1996, 15 pages.

On preserving the Juche Character and National Character of the Revolution and Construction – June 19 1997, 38 pages.

Let us carry out the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung’s instructions for National Reunification – August 4 1997, 24 pages.

Let us Reunify the Country Independently and Peacefully through the Great Unity of the Entire Nation, Letter to the National Symposium to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Historic Joint Conference of Representatives of Political Parties and Public Organizations in North and South Korea – April 18 Juche 87 (1998), 20 pages.

Holding the Great Comrade Kim Il Sung in high esteem is the noblest moral obligation of our Party and People, Talk to Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – October 27 Juche 88 (1999), 11 pages.

Answers to questions raised by ITAR-TASS – July 24 Juche 90 (2001), 6 pages.

Kim Chaek University of Technology is a powerful base of our country for training people talented in science and technology, Talk to the Teaching Staff of Kim Chaek University of Technology while giving on-site guidance at the University – September 19 Juche 90 (2001), 10 pages.

On having a correct understanding of Nationalism, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – February 26 and 28 Juche 91 (2002), 7 pages.

The Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance ‘Arirang’ is a world-class masterpiece representative of the new century, Talk to Officials after enjoying the Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance ‘Arirang’, a winner of the Kim Il Sung Prize – August 15 Juche 91 (2002), 8 pages.

Answers to questions raised by the President of Kyodo News Service – September 14 Juche 91 (2002), 3 pages.

The Songun-based Revolutionary Line is a Great Revolutionary Line of our era and an Ever-victorious Banner of our Revolution, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – January 29 Juche 92 (2003), 22 pages.

Kimilsungia is an immortal flower that has bloomed in the hearts of mankind in the era of Independence, Talk to the Senior Officials of the Information Department of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea – April 6 Juche 94 (2005), 9 pages.

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is a Juche-oriented Socialist State with invincible might, Discourse Published in Rodong Sinmun, Organ of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and Minju Joson, Organ of the DPRK Government – September 5 Juche 97 (2008), 29 pages.

The Anti-Japanese War Heroine Kim Jong Suk will live for ever in the hearts of our people, Talk to Officials whilst giving guidance to work relating to revolutionary relics in Hoeryong, North Hamgyong Province – February 24 Juche 98 (2009), 10 pages.

On Holding the Great Leader Kim Il Sung in high esteem and exalting the brilliance of his achievements, Juche 104, (2015), 138 pages.

On Juche Literature, nd 269 pages.

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