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Worldview Podcast

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. 

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