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Andrew G. Walder, Roderick MacFarquhar, Susan Shirk, and Orville Schell at a May 22 Asia Society panel (Asia Society)

Video: Experts Debate Mao's Legacy in China Today

Author Andrew G. Walder joined Roderick MacFarquhar, Susan Shirk, and Orville Schell for a discussion on his new book 'China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed' and on the ways in which Mao's thinking is still ‎embedded in China's world view. more

ChinaFile Presents: Does Xi Jinping Represent a Return to the Politics of the Mao Era? (Complete)

A panel of experts discuss the ways in which Mao's thinking is still ‎embedded in China's world view. more
George Soros speaking at Asia Society in New York on April 30, 2015. (Elena Olivo/Asia Society)

Video: Why George Soros Considers Himself 'Typhoid Mary' in China

Billionaire George Soros discusses the hostile atmosphere toward civil society in China, and how authorities make it difficult for philanthropists like him to help those in need. more

George Soros: 'I Consider Myself as Typhoid Mary' in China

Billionaire philanthropist discusses the hostile atmosphere for civil society in China and how he can end up hurting those he tries to help. more
Billionaire philanthropist George Soros, chairman of the Open Society Foundations, speaking at Asia Society in New York on Thursday, April 20, 2015. (Elena Olivo/Asia Society)

George Soros on Myanmar: A Long-Term Investment That 'Paid Off'

But, the billionaire investor and philanthropist warned the Asia Society audience, ethnic tensions and a lack of tolerance threaten economic and political progress in the Southeast Asian nation. more

When Societies Open: The Global Philanthropic Footprint of George Soros (Complete)

Open Society Foundations Chairman George Soros, in an hour-long conversation with Asia Society's Orville Schell, covers much of the globe and touches on politics, finance, philanthropy, and even philosophy. more

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La: Panel Discussion (Complete)

Xi Zhinong, Mark Fletcher, and George Schaller discuss their new PBS documentary about the endangered Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys. more
Michael Pillsbury speaks at Asia Society New York on April 7, 2014.

Video: Former Defense Official Says Beware of Hawks Entering US-China Policy Debate

Michael Pillsbury argues that China is beginning to challenge the American “hegemon” and its interests in Asia. more

Former US Defense Official Warns of Potential Conflict Between US and China

Michael Pillsbury says that China is beginning to challenge the American "hegemony" and its interests in Asia. more

China's 'Hundred Year Marathon,' with Michael Pillsbury (Complete)

Orville Schell speaks with Michael Pillsbury about Pillsbury's new book on "China's secret strategy to replace America as the global superpower." more