Chinese Government’s Communist 'Party Cells' Spy At U.S. Colleges, 'Dollar Vote,' And Tabla Master Zakir Hussain
On today's show:
- In attempts to tighten ideological control over Chinese citizens studying abroad, the Chinese Communist Party established “Party branches” at universities in the U.S., including the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We speak with Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, who broke the story for Foreign Policy magazine.
- In this installment of "Dollar Vote," reporter Liz Lazar talks with activists from Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood and to the leader of a new grassroots calling system that pressures corporations to act on the issue of gun violence.
- Tabla master Zakir Hussain performs live.