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Giridharadas: 'No One ... Is Living Country Music Values'

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 — Journalist Anand Giridharadas talks to NYU's Jack Tchen about the U.S. working class milieu he explored for his new book The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, which relates a violent encounter between a Bangladeshi immigrant and a white supremacist immediately after 9/11. (5 min., 49 sec.)

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Policy
 /  New York
The Asia Society Policy Institute president says the awards help overcome "the base politics of fear."
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The trustee discusses the role the awards lay in highlighting important stories coming out of Asia.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The awards "don't celebrate those who write checks — they celebrate those who make a difference."
Arts
 /  New York
The actor and comedian is seriously impressed with the Asia Game Changer awards.
Arts
 /  New York
The star of "Lion" talks about how honored he feels being named an Asia Game Changer in 2017.
Arts
 /  Texas
Buddhist monks painstakingly lay millions of grains of sand into place as part of a purification ritual at Asia Society Texas.
Education
Teachers share their experiences at the 2016 China Studies Seminar in Shanghai.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Less pomp and circumstances, more emphasis on human rights
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Assessing President Trump's mercurial relationship with his Chinese counterpart
Arts
 /  New York
Despite not having complete fluency in the language, the Chinese memoirist says it makes her feel "free."
Arts
 /  New York
Xiaolu Guo discusses her latest book ‘Nine Continents’ at Asia Society New York.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Orville Schell discusses the president's newfound appreciation for the U.S. alliance with Japan and South Korea.