Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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April 29, 2015
"Round on the outside, square on the inside"
April 21, 2015
Can China Lead?
The People’s Republic has arrived and is applying for co-trusteeship of the globe. We got a good look at the co-trustee, China’s enigmatic president Xi...|
August 8, 2014
At Peking University: the Rising Generation
What I went least prepared for was the openness of Chinese people in what we call a closed society. So the last audio postcard from...|
August 4, 2014
Ai Weiwei, China’s Artist/Enemy #1
Not perhaps since Alexander Solzhenitsyn in the Soviet Gulag has there been a dissenting artist who got to be as famous as the government that...|
June 13, 2014
China is in its own gilded age, says The New Yorker writer Evan Osnos, into a second generation of ultra-modern tech, a still-developing country bristling...|
February 25, 2011
Peter Hessler’s New China: Is this any...
Peter Hessler, covering the new China for The New Yorker, made himself the rising star of the John McPhee school of reporting. It’s not just...|
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