David Henry Hwang’s new theater show “Soft Power” takes place in 2016 Los Angeles and 22nd Century China. It talks about the 2016 presidential election, China’s quest for artistic and intellectual influence, and cultural appropriation.
'Soft Power' imagines China as the world superpower
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What to expect from the North Korea-U.S. summit
President Trump says he’ll meet with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore. The announcement comes after three Korean-American men were released from a...
9 min, 53 sec
'Soft Power:' Rise of China and flipping the yellowface trope
Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang’s new show “Soft Power” takes place in 2016 Los Angeles and 22nd Century China.
16 min, 29 sec
Syphilis and gonorrhea reach record levels
Infectious diseases like gonorrhea and hepatitis A are at epidemic levels. Syphilis and chlamydia are at record highs. These diseases are roaring back for several reasons,...
9 min, 10 sec