How grand, the vinalon fabric pours out like a waterfall
How grand, the Juche iron glows like a fiery sunrise
My socialist homeland overflows with joy
Ooh it’s good, ah it’s good
The day of living well draws nigh
How grand socialism is!
--Verse from a current North Korean song translated by B.R. Myers, Ri Myong-Su and Ri Pyong-Jo in the New York Times.
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