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'Gook' Director Justin Chon's Quest To Ignite Conversations

A still from Justin Chon's film Gook. (Birthday Soup Films LLC)
Arts

An interview with the actor, writer, and director whose new film explores Korean-black relations during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Asia Abridged Podcast: India's Missing Women Workers

An Indian labourer works at a brick factory near Allahabad on April 30, 2017. (Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The award-winning journalist Ellen Barry explores why so many Indian women are dropping from the workforce. 

How Trump’s Paris Decision Marginalizes Washington — Not America

2016 was confirmed to be the hottest year on record. (Lukas Schulze/Getty Images)
Policy

The president's withdrawal from a groundbreaking international climate change accord has galvanized action by subnational groups and corporations.

Six Questions for Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Anne Akiko Meyers (Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Arts

The prolific and popular classical musician discusses her prized instrument, her diverse repertoire, and the importance of a great lunch.

'Everyone Knows That India Is a Hard Place for Women'

Girls arriving in Bangalore in June from rural villages for their new factory jobs. (Andrea Bruce/New York Times)
Current Affairs

The New York Times' Ellen Barry discusses her award-winning work examining why the country's women are dropping out of the labor force.