Is China Really a Melting Pot?

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Last week, Prime Minister Hu Jintao rushed home from the G-8 summit to deal with massive unrest and deadly violence in what's called the Shin-jung Uighur Autonomous Region in China's far west. For the first time, the government announced that paramilitary police opened fire, killing two Uighurs and injuring a third.

Credits

Guests:
Barbara Demick - Author, "Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea" - @BarbaraDemick, Dru Gladney - President of the Pacific Basin Institute, Pomona College, Yan Sun - Professor of Political Science, CUNY, Wenran Jiang - Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Alberta

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner