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Per article five of chapter one of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s constitution, society is to be organized along the lines of Democratic Centralism. Local party offices federate into regionals, regional into provincial and then on to national. The legislative branch (the Supreme People’s Assembly) the most powerful branch of the Korean state is composed of the following demographics: 37% directly pooled peasants and workers, 10% directly pooled cooperative farm workers, 53% elected officials.
 
Per article five of chapter one of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s constitution, society is to be organized along the lines of Democratic Centralism. Local party offices federate into regionals, regional into provincial and then on to national. The legislative branch (the Supreme People’s Assembly) the most powerful branch of the Korean state is composed of the following demographics: 37% directly pooled peasants and workers, 10% directly pooled cooperative farm workers, 53% elected officials.
 
Where Korean government differs organizationally from traditional governmental models is the prominence of the military in governing. The Korean People’s Army is given immense importance under Songun ideology and serves as a grassroots paramilitary organization that holds internal elections.
 
Where Korean government differs organizationally from traditional governmental models is the prominence of the military in governing. The Korean People’s Army is given immense importance under Songun ideology and serves as a grassroots paramilitary organization that holds internal elections.
 
===Leadership===
 
===Leadership===
 
The role of party leadership and representation is thought to be an important one. The chairman of the Worker’s Party of Korea is appointed by the Supreme People’s Assembly and is their direct subordinate. The office of Supreme Leader is enshrined as ideological leadership in inspiring movement along the road of socialism.
 
The role of party leadership and representation is thought to be an important one. The chairman of the Worker’s Party of Korea is appointed by the Supreme People’s Assembly and is their direct subordinate. The office of Supreme Leader is enshrined as ideological leadership in inspiring movement along the road of socialism.

Revision as of 14:11, 31 July 2020

The Worker's Party of Korea is the ruling political party of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. It is currently lead by Chairman Kim Jong-Un.

Worker's Party of Korea
Abbreviation WPK
Chairman Kim Il-Sung (first)
Kim Jong-Un(last)
Presidium of the Politburo of the Workers' Party of Korea

Kim Jong-un Choe Ryong-hae

Pak Pong-ju
Executive Policy Bureau of the Workers' Party of Korea

Pak Kwang-ho Pak Thae-song Thae Jong-su Pak Thae-dok An Jong-su

Choe Hwi
Founder Kim Il-Sung
Founded October 10,1945
Preceded by Worker's Party of North Korea, Worker's Party of South Korea
Newspaper Newspaper of the party
Youth wing Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League
Membership 4,000,000 (2007)
Ideology Juche
Political position Far-left
International affiliation IMCWP
Colours      Red
Anthem Long live the WPK!
Website
http://www.rodong.rep.kp/en/


    History

    The major figures and currents within the Worker’s Party of Korea have their origins in the anti-Japanese army guerillas. These movements aimed to usurp a government friendly to Japanese businesses (and the influential Japanese armies that garrisoned them) and then substitute them with a revolutionary domestic alternative to the exploitation and the imperialism of Japanese capital. The Worker’s Party was the product of a number of these movements coming together and taking the final step into organizational unity on the tenth of October 1945. The major armies were products of the Korean peasants and working class, the Korean refugees and diaspora community based in the Soviet Union, as well as the Koreans participating in the second United Front during the Sino-Japanese war. (see People’s Republic of Korea)

    Juche

    Juche (English: self reliance) is an ideological program born of the international pressures and experiences of the Korean revolution. An ideologically Marxist-Leninist program, Juche diverges theoretically in it’s emphasis of economic self reliance and militarism in the face of isolation. “Our party is leading socialist and communist construction to victory by establishing the system and method of leadership over the revolution and construction, in keeping with the country’s actual conditions on the basis of Marxism-Leninism and the Juche idea... In view of the country’s specific conditions and the demand of the revolution, our party set forth the policy of building a mass based party and widely recruited progressive workers, peasants and working intellectuals, which helped it in expanding its ranks rapidly. It continued to consolidate it’s ranks organizationally and ideologically in the fierce struggle against the internal and external enemies”

    -Advance under the banner of Juche and Marxism-Leninism
    

    Organization

    WPKorganization.jpg

    Per article five of chapter one of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s constitution, society is to be organized along the lines of Democratic Centralism. Local party offices federate into regionals, regional into provincial and then on to national. The legislative branch (the Supreme People’s Assembly) the most powerful branch of the Korean state is composed of the following demographics: 37% directly pooled peasants and workers, 10% directly pooled cooperative farm workers, 53% elected officials. Where Korean government differs organizationally from traditional governmental models is the prominence of the military in governing. The Korean People’s Army is given immense importance under Songun ideology and serves as a grassroots paramilitary organization that holds internal elections.

    Leadership

    The role of party leadership and representation is thought to be an important one. The chairman of the Worker’s Party of Korea is appointed by the Supreme People’s Assembly and is their direct subordinate. The office of Supreme Leader is enshrined as ideological leadership in inspiring movement along the road of socialism.