Evan Osnos appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, December 17, 2012
We continue to cover the latest news from Newtown, CT, where 27 people were killed in a mass shooting. With:
- WNYC's Richard Hake, provides the latest news updates.
- Dr. Alex Afshar, head of Family Health Care Center of Newtown talks about trauma counseling after the shooting.
- Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal on what action the Senate will take and how his office is responding.
- Connecticut Congressman (CT-1) John Larson on what he is doing for his constituents.
- Evan Osnos, New Yorker China reporter, discusses a 36 year-old man's knife attack on an elementary school in China over the weekend in which all 22 victims survived.
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.
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.