How North Korea Makes Money
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  • Scorpion

    North Korean? Give me a break. This is big Shit hole on this planet. Rotten, from the top to the bottom.

  • Luke Daly
    Luke Daly

    it doesn't

  • Mad Stan
    Mad Stan

    I wonder if they have patreon 😜


    Its not your problem if north korea is poor or not idiots its not gonna affect your country

  • Wignall the Bastard
    Wignall the Bastard

    North Korea was more prosperous than South Korea until the 1980’s.

  • MrNishiwa

    Great video, very informative.

  • Fruitee

    It doesn't

  • Kevin Smith
    Kevin Smith

    North Korea like every other country makes USA look like the slums. USA thinks all the countries in the world is poor and think USA is the richest, but in reality, they have no idea. When I traveled I realized everything i learn about other countries are either partially true or complete bullshit. :)

  • Manav Gyaan
    Manav Gyaan

    there is china to help korea

  • Manav Gyaan
    Manav Gyaan


  • ravenal gaurano
    ravenal gaurano

    somebody has to start peoples power like what the philippines did to marcos!

  • Jacob Klein
    Jacob Klein

    I smoked the Peoples Meth last weekend, I felt a great abiding fury!!!

  • Katheryn

    If you want money, just print it 🤦‍♀️

  • Ven Stomon
    Ven Stomon

    Great video. Learnt something today.

  • Sandipan Mandal
    Sandipan Mandal

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="114">1:54</a> "US sees no choice but to responds, agreeing to ease sanctions or grant food aid " It's stopped long ago since 2012 :)

  • Ryan Hustler
    Ryan Hustler

    Typical clickbait shit to appeal to the MAGA cap muricans.

  • Tokes Alotta
    Tokes Alotta

    Wow, so misleading. Yeah, the communists insiders live well in Pyongyang. Too bad common folk aren't allowed in the city.

  • Kathryn Carter
    Kathryn Carter

    Great report

  • You Know Who
    You Know Who

    Running a country really is a schoolboys story. Want to keep reputation among friends, protection from foes and have to cheat to get your homework done

  • t6DZ5Xw2DB1eR90EUmj

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="401">6:41</a> Nah, He was just drawing Winnie-the-Pooh.

  • borninvincible

    What an ignorant pile of propaganda. Stop burning books.

  • Pritam Bhardwaj
    Pritam Bhardwaj

    North korea is the country where USA is finding hard to interfere...

  • Ed O'Meara
    Ed O'Meara

    There's a difference between capitalism and a market economy.

  • ארם יציימן
    ארם יציימן

    Why is it the least free countries always have "Democratic" in the name? Democratic Republic of North Korea... Democratic Republic of the Congo... Democratic Republic of Algeria...

  • Evin Herzberg
    Evin Herzberg

    Really easy to see the heavy bias in this video

  • Amelia H. Rivers
    Amelia H. Rivers

    Why dont they just join China?

  • availablehage

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="107">1:47</a> I see the basketball Easter egg


    "I stopped watching at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="198">3:18</a>, because, anyone can make a video about North Korea because no one knows nothing about it, my question is, if USA, Nato, coalition forces, aka ocuppion forces invaded Iraq because of weapons of mass destruction, why not North Korea? They do have weapons of mass destruction, and the leader is a certified, doctoreded in dictatorship, can't wait to read your replies, spare me the a lot a people will die replies, because one is to much."

  • Ehsaan Sood
    Ehsaan Sood

    Fuck you and your channel. For propagating American narrative. Fuck US and all ur bitch ladies

  • MrTheLionKing1986

    OH FOR GODS SAKE, you dont even know how to read MOSCOW? It's Moss-koh-oo, not Moss-cow... oh Dear Lord....

  • SpiralPegasus

    How North Korea works: It doesn't. The end.

  • Lil Igloo
    Lil Igloo

    Everybody with this curiosity stream shit.... SHUT THE FUCK UP

  • José Miguel
    José Miguel

    They dont

  • booboss

    The problem with North Korea is not the system is bad. The problem of North Korea is that system doesn't work. Let's take a look at the opposite wing - kingdom of Democracy - United States. Does the system works there? Yeah - for 10% of people which are rich. But 90% of them are struggling with the same problems as anyone else. US citizens don't have health care, don't have days off (vacation), don't have retiring (unless of course they can afford all 3 things from their pocket). So is it really good? Really? Of course you may say that in overall they are MUCH more richier than North Koreans and this is obviously true. But isn't that system also be an "regime" to the nation? North Korea system could work if it was made properly and had resources. It's not that obvious that only Capitalism is the only right answer. At the end if NK system worked - people would have anything just by following what they're told to do. You may say that this is against freedom. Sure it is. But most people don't need freedom. They need food, accomodation, education, work and entertaiment. In capitalism you have to find a way (or even fight) to get all of this. In communism you have it on the plate. Sad true is however than NONE of communism systems ever worked like that. And I can't understand why. But on the other hand none of capitalism systems was never perfect either. I'm from Poland - I had both Russian communism and modern capitalism. None of them works as expected. It's of course better now in capitalism but it doesn't mean it's perfect. I'm intelligent guy working in IT. For me it's good. But for many (not so developed) people it's dissaster because they can't find them selves in this reality. I really do not understand why never ever and nowhere in this freaking world no one made communism as it really supposed to be. Is that really that hard?

  • Joe Mccallum
    Joe Mccallum

    I say the world unite and kick their fuckin asses and end the bullshit

  • Canadian Cuck Fighter
    Canadian Cuck Fighter

    This video is absolute bull. No KIDS owns a BMW or Mercedes in North Korea and the ski hill is strictly for tourist. The whole country is one big Truman movie set.

  • República de España
    República de España

    the annoying kid is US since 1945. US invided South Korea and must go from Korean peninsula.

  • República de España
    República de España

    if capitalism colapses, we´ll need North Korean economic system

  • Galaxy Carmen
    Galaxy Carmen

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="27">0:27</a> " the attached luxury hotel has 420 rooms" Me: *Nice*

  • Hell Spawn Gaming
    Hell Spawn Gaming

    "How North Korea makes money?" Me: I guess we need this model after looking at Indian economy's condition.🤣🤣

  • Fuck Google
    Fuck Google

    These people must think we're stupid. When cable first came out, you were paying to get away from commercials, now there are more than ever. The same is true for satellite, and I guarantee it will come true for all this other crap, too. Because stockholders' greed is bottomless.

  • S VTZ
    S VTZ

    How USA make money? Well they destroyed 99% of the planet 🤓

  • Adomas B
    Adomas B

    If it doesn't work you need to turn it off and on, then most of the things will be fixed about 30% of the time

  • Fuck You
    Fuck You

    N Korea is chinas secret bitch

  • I’m a bit To much annoying
    I’m a bit To much annoying

    Actually they don’t

  • taylor brown
    taylor brown

    I laughed at the Cheetos part

  • Jonathan

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  • Pope Agapitus I
    Pope Agapitus I

    It doesnt

  • Nlk

    Hello, My North Korea its broken can i get a new one, it's turning Democratic

  • Zalmast

    “How North Korea works” Hint: it doesnt...


    The haircuts aren't that bad

  • CZpersi

    You forgot cybercrime, which is quite a significant income for the North Korean regime - malware, cryptocurrency scams, cyberattacks...

  • Michigan USA/Singapore S.E.Asia
    Michigan USA/Singapore S.E.Asia

    North Korea is an extension of China and Russia

  • Talha Malik
    Talha Malik

    He is just a us shitter guys

  • Dj Luminol
    Dj Luminol

    Curiosity Stream is worth the money. If you like educational tv anyway. It's exactly like the Discovery networks were back in the 90's before they went full Honey Boo Boo and the Duck fucking swap hicks.

  • PrajeesH RamakrishnaN
    PrajeesH RamakrishnaN


  • Tyr Stone
    Tyr Stone

    I ruve norf koreer

  • Asian Dod
    Asian Dod

    When I visited, it was amazing.

  • Leo Borges
    Leo Borges

    oh wow it doesn't even look like anticommunist propaganda hahahaha

  • James Del Campo
    James Del Campo

    This is more opinion than fact. Lame!

  • Tjo Wen
    Tjo Wen

    they have money?

  • Jeff

    What China wants: stability and free from American threat.

  • Godwin gundimi
    Godwin gundimi

    God saves the lost souls,who don't know the salvation,,, meant to know Jesus Christ,,,he is the way ,the truth and Life ,,,if anyone opposing this salvation it's spirit of demon

    • Cookie's House Cannabis Co
      Cookie's House Cannabis Co

      praise Satan!! baphomet, holiest holder of the the truth, the light of freedom and crusader against Jesus Christ's mindless enslavement and monetary extortion for he is the true demon of the light and possesses no true spirit. I rebuke you demonist enslaver, hindi betrayer for you turn your back on your own family and culture which raised you to become a mindless servant.

  • Sean & Jane Scheerschmidt
    Sean & Jane Scheerschmidt

    Is there a review of this video from Michael Malice?

  • mista Inkredible
    mista Inkredible

    To some extent this is biased and vague

  • Amanda Eastabrooks
    Amanda Eastabrooks

    Yeah but who gave the bad review that made it 4.5 stars and are they still alive?

  • CounterCulture

    Whenever I see stock footage of n Korea all the people are walking or cycling on the pavement while the roads are empty, man I’d be skating the roads (before I’d get shot)

  • Nickolaus

    “Coursgazangst” <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="724">12:04</a>

  • The Lighteye
    The Lighteye

    80% hearsay & opinion against DPRK 20% facts Typical western "know it all" propaganda. Who started the sanction? Who started the demarcation line? Who is still there when the Soviets are already gone, war is over for 70 years yet they remain to "protect" the border??? You greedy hypocrites! Leave Asia! Support local and love your own. Stop minding other country's business

  • chris jones
    chris jones

    Don't like Kim nor North Korea but expected something less opinative, more fact based

  • ron donnis
    ron donnis

    i love how capitalist he was making an advert at the end of the video sums up capitalism, subtle, hardly detectable propaganda. capitalists are the most manipulative people.

  • eXtremeLover1

    It is sponsored.That is how.

  • T G S TT
    T G S TT

    West try to make n korea to remote and starve.

  • Nathan Wilson
    Nathan Wilson

    Could we also get a video on North Korean propaganda / media controls in the future? Nifty video though! Jesus Christ be with you friends.😊

  • КГБ

    It doesn't.

  • James Matthews
    James Matthews

    It's easy to forget that during the first years of postwar reconstruction in the 1950s, North Korea actually managed higher economic growth than the South!

    • Ken Sosa
      Ken Sosa

      James Matthews because north korea set up plants. now they’re old and not usable . bitch

  • Str8 Talk Africa.
    Str8 Talk Africa.

  • Amanda

    solving hunger with starvation. wow, how genius!

  • John A
    John A

    They are landowners to a site at where eons ago a meteor impacted and is the only known deposit on the planet for a very rare mineral that is cruxial to the space industry . You see, politics is all bullshit as is big news media.

  • Sounds of Katajamäki
    Sounds of Katajamäki

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="604">10:04</a> The... the what?