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Malik Langa
Blueprints-Civics
North Korea Essay
4/7/13

North Korea vs. United States
Two very different countries in concept of government, society, and economy. North Korea has huge differences in there government compared to the United States who has a democracy type of government, unlike North Korea who has a Dictatorship type of government. With different type military concepts, press and media, economy, and political parties. North Korea’s government is a communist states and one man dictatorship, meaning that only the government and National rule the people and make and interpret laws among the people. Property rights are not guaranteed. Almost all property belongs to the state. Modern judicial system doesn’t exist, forcing Corruption in government, security, and military. The ruling Workers’ Party, the Korean People’s Army, and members of the cabinet run companies that compete to earn foreign exchange and trade. They have military branches, North Korean People’s Army, Ground Forces, Air Force; civil security forces (2005). Military obligation is the age of 17 since 2004, both males and females can join between the ages of 16-49. North Korea’s current situation is children trafficked for the purpose of force labor and commercial sexual exploitation; most common form of trafficking involves North Korean women and girls who cross the border into China to escape poverty in the country. Also North Korea doesn’t have freedom of press and media all media must be controlled by the government and cant disrespect the leader King Jung il. The United States have a Representative type of government which is elected people representing a group of people. The people vote for their leaders to represent them like for governors, senate, and the president. Have a Capitalism type economy which means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned and development is proportionate to the accumulation and reinvestment of profits...
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