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Lizzi C. Lee

Lizzi C. Lee

Lizzi C. Lee is a broadcast journalist for an independent Chinese media outlet Wall St TV based in New York. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from MIT.

Lizzi C. Lee is an economist turned journalist. She is currently working at the New York-based independent Chinese language media outlet Wall St TV, covering the intersection of politics and economics in China and the world. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from MIT and a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College.

Posts by Lizzi C. Lee
May 12, 2022

A Former Chinese Ambassador’s Trenchant Comments on Ukraine War Attract Notice

By Lizzi C. Lee
Career diplomat Gao Yusheng spoke openly about how disastrous the war has been for Russia, but his comments have since been quietly deleted.

November 06, 2021

Tennis and Politics Intertwine in China’s Highest-Profile #MeToo Case to Date

By Lizzi C. Lee
Peng Shuai’s stunning accusation of sexual assault should be situated within a larger context where tennis can be a vehicle for politics – exposing athletes to the possibility of exploitation.
September 17, 2021

‘Red Roulette’: Tell-All Book Reveals the Dark Underbelly of China’s Gilded Age

By Lizzi C. Lee
Beneath Desmond Shum’s deeply personal memoir about corruption and wealth, we can glimpse the profound political and economic tectonic shifts that foreshadowed Xi Jinping’s second term of office.

August 21, 2021

What Will Happen in Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s Canada Extradition Case?

By Lizzi C. Lee
The latest hearings wrapped up on August 18 in a case that has attracted international attention and torpedoed Canada-China relations.

August 05, 2021

Why Did China Crack Down on Its Ed-Tech Industry?

By Lizzi C. Lee
Beijing’s latest move is a response to long-held public grievances about educational inequality and the resulting pressure to keep up.

July 30, 2021

Who Is Qin Gang, China’s New US Ambassador?

By Lizzi C. Lee
Qin has little U.S. experience, unlike his predecessors. But he may have something even more valuable: direct access to Xi Jinping.
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