Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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December 17, 2015 10:03 PM

The Children of China’s Cancer Slum

With pharmaceutical price gouging in the news thanks to the arrest of Turing Pharmaceutials CEO Martin Shkreli for securities fraud, Bloomberg News reports on the impact high drug prices have on families with children fighting cancer in China. The article profiles four-year-old Zhao Jing, who is living with her grandparents in a “cancer slum” outside a hospital in

December 17, 2015 9:28 PM

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