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Evan Osnos

Evan Osnos appears in the following:

Change and Conflict in Modern-Day China

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

After decades of rapid social and economic change in China, the rise of the individual is clashing with the Communist Party’s struggle to retain control.

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Context and An Exhibit: Ai Weiwei at the Brooklyn Museum

Friday, May 02, 2014

An exhibit of Ai Weiwei's work is up at the Brooklyn Museum. Deborah Solomon, art critic for WNYC, talks about the show, "According to What?" and the artist's work. Evan Osnos, staff writer for The New Yorker, and author of Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China, talks about the artist's message and politics in China.

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N.S.A. Whistle-Blower Comes Forward

Monday, June 10, 2013

After days of speculation over the identity of the source who leaked a F.I.S.A. court order mandating that Verizon turn over all metadata on its phone records, Edward Snowden, a former technical assistant for the C.I.A., revealed himself as the whistle blower this weekend om a 12-minute video interview with the Guardian.

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Gatsby From Afar

Friday, May 17, 2013

Evan Osnos, China correspondent for The New Yorker, talks about what international readers and movie-goers learn about the U.S. from The Great Gatsby. LISTENERS: Did you read The Great Gatsby before moving here? Does what it says about American culture still hold true? Call 212-433-9692, or leave a comment here. 

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Newtown Shooting: The Monday After

Monday, December 17, 2012

We continue to cover the latest news from Newtown, CT, where 27 people were killed in a mass shooting. With:

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Backstory: Burma's Transformation

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Over the last few years, Burma has been transformed from a repressive dictatorship to a developing democracy. But unlike other revolutions, this has been a top-down change. New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos talks about how Burmese citizens are responding to the rapid changes and the transition to democracy. His article, “The Burmese Spring,” appears in the August 6 issue of the magazine.

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Son of Bo Xilai Disappears from Harvard

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The son of Bo Xilai, who attends Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts, has gone missing. This latest development comes after Xilai was ousted from the Communist Party's inner circle and his wife implicated in the murder of a British businessman. We're joined by Evan Osnos, a writer for the New Yorker.

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On Ai Weiwei

Friday, May 06, 2011

Evan Osnos, staff writer for The New Yorker in Beijing, discusses Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, who has been detained by the Chinese government since  April 3, 2011, and why it matters.

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