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Mike Medavoy

China Cracks Down on 'Western Values' in Textbooks, but Embraces Hollywood's 'Captain America'

Mike Medavoy | Posted 04.26.2015 | World
Mike Medavoy

The Cultural Revolution days of an autarkic closed information loop when the Communist Party could dictate a narrative for an isolated and impoverished society are over for China. To believe otherwise is to undermine the very links to the rest of the world that have enabled China to become the ever-more prospering world power it is today.

LA FEST Uses Soccer to Bring Communities Together

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Ross Szabo

It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.

American Idol After Iraq: Restoring America's Influence in the World

Doris Kearns Goodwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doris Kearns Goodwin

This profound work deserves wide-ranging attention from policy makers in Washington, producers in Hollywood and all of us concerned with the competition for the hearts and minds of people in a global world.