Let us turn into a country of mushrooms! Propaganda North Korea style

Let us turn into a country of mushrooms!

Let us turn into a country of mushrooms! Image by Andrew / CC BY 2.0

The government of North Korea has released a new list of 310 political slogans for its citizens to live by. Topics of the slogans, which are an ongoing part of North Koreans’ daily lives, include agriculture, sports and the legacy of the ruling Kim family. Examples of the often hyperbolic slogans include phrases extolling prosperity - “Let us turn into a country of mushrooms!” - and some reminding citizens to be good at sports: “Play sports games in an offensive way!” Read more: theguardian.com

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