Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York and author of Corruption and Market in Contemporary China; Sichuan-born, she has been a US resident since 1985
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…
Jul. 14, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
Jul. 14, 2009from To the Point
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.
Apr. 25from To the Point
Joe Biden is in.
Apr. 26from Left, Right & Center
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point