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More Evidence of China’s Brutal Pogrom against Uyghurs

CNN has published an important story in which a former Chinese policeman describes in vivid, first-person terms, how he systematically tortured Uyghurs to garner false confessions. He was told when assigned to the crackdown that he was arresting terrorists. But he soon learned they were just ordinary people living routine lives disapproved of by the regime. Read More ›
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U.N. Secretary-General Wants International Speech Code

This should have received a lot more attention than it did. A couple of weeks ago, U.N. secretary-general António Guterres issued a report that would limit free discourse on issues such as global warming, the pandemic, and other focuses favored by the internationalists. Read More ›
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Chinese flags on barbed wired wall in Kashgar (Kashi), Xinjiang, China.

The US is Beginning to Look Like China

President Joe Biden recently said that the world is witnessing a contest between “autocracy and democracy.” He’s right. But there is more irony in that statement than Biden may understand. We are certainly not a dictatorship like China, but to paraphrase the famous maxim of the cartoon character Pogo, “We have met the enemy and he is becoming us.” Read More ›
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Nike Chooses China Profits Over Uyghur Slaves

Nike’s president and CEO, John J. Donahoe, recently declared his company’s unequivocal fealty to the Chinese tyranny. During the “4th Quarter Earnings Call” to discuss the company’s profit projections, Donahoe bragged that Nike “is a brand of China and for China.” Read More ›
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China, Human Rights, and Washington’s Lack of Strategy

Bruno Maçães writes on the United States and our shifting and ill-defined aims with respect to China: I have a column out today that takes a broadly positive view of the European Union’s strategy on China. That strategy seems to me the brightest line of the struggling new geopolitical Union being developed in Brussels. The column goes some way towards explaining why that is the case, but I wanted to add a couple points directly related to how the EU compares to the United States when it comes to China. Well, the essential point, it seems to me, is that Washington still lacks a strategy. I am not talking about the erratic policy of the Trump years. The problem has persisted and Read More ›

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The Attack on Religious Liberty is an Attack on All Our Freedoms

More than two hundred years ago, the Founding Fathers changed the world by imbedding the fundamental human right to religious freedom in the Constitution. That right now hangs by a thread. Read More ›
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China Launches App to Report ‘Mistaken Opinion’

China is busy erecting what may become the most efficient and effective despotism in history, using modern technology as the means toward the end of imposing total obedience and conformity among the Chinese people. Read More ›
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Canada on Road to Outlaw ‘Organ Tourism’

Good for Canada — a sentiment I haven’t been able to make very often lately. But a Senate committee has unanimously passed a bill that would outlaw Canadians from entering the black market for organs overseas, an exploitive phenomenon sometimes called “organ tourism.” Read More ›