This week on Sinica, we’re delighted to welcome back the stalwart Mr. Gady Epstein, Beijing correspondent for The Economist, to discuss the recent protests in Hong Kong, as well as the flux in China's suicide rates. And specifically, we’ll be looking at the similarities and differences in the stories told by officials and rural women on this front.Enjoy Sinica? Just remember that if you have trouble listening to the show through our on-site player, you are always welcome to download this show as a standalone mp3 file. All listeners are also welcome to subscribe to this and future shows using iTunes, which can be hooked up to our decidated RSS feed. Inquiries and suggestions for future show topics or guests are also welcome by email at email@example.com.
July 26, 2014
Recommendations:Jeremy:Howard French: China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africahttp://www.amazon.com/Chinas-Second-Continent-Migrants-Building-ebook/dp/B00GVZVB9W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1406310156&sr=8-1&keywords=howard+french+china%27s+second+continentDavid:Debating China; U.S.-China Relationship in Ten Conversations by Nina Hachigianhttp://www.amazon.com/Debating-China-U-S--China-Relationship-Conversations-ebook/dp/B00GXA1KTQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1406310240&sr=8-1&keywords=debating+china+the+u.s.-china+relationship+in+ten+conversationsGady:Newsweek: 9 Things We Just Learned About Vladimir Putin’s Lifehttp://www.businessinsider.com/newsweek-story-about-vladimir-putins-life-2014-7
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July 29, 2014
Here is the actual link to the Newsweek article:Ben Judah, "Behind the Scenes in Putin's Court," Newsweek (23 July 2013)http://www.newsweek.com/2014/08/01/behind-scenes-putins-court-private-habits-latter-day-dictator-260640.html
July 30, 2014
Great podcast - thanks for the insights, Gady!