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Excerpt: At the height of the Cold War in 1959, Congress established “Captive Nations Week” to show the American people’s solidarity with the hundreds of millions suffering under communist regimes. Scheduled for the third week of July, the occasion gave… Read More

Communist China’s takeover of Hong Kong proves one thing:  The People’s Republic of China is a fundamentally expansionist power. Like the Soviet Union before it, Beijing seeks nothing short of domination – starting with its neighbors, but certainly not stopping… Read More

Communist China has officially taken over Hong Kong. The passage on Tuesday of Beijing’s so-called “national security law” effectively absorbs the formerly autonomous city in the totalitarian system of the Chinese mainland, threatening its freedoms with extinction. Everyone is now looking to the United States… Read More

“Performance targets: Target 1: target population for intrauterine contraception device placement 524 people Target 2: [target] population for sterilizations 14,872 people.” These are direct quotes from the 2019 family planning budget of Hotan, the capital city of a prefecture with… Read More

Flag Day—June 14—tends to be overshadowed by more famous civic celebrations like Independence Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Yet the Stars and Stripes is one of the most powerful symbols on the planet, and now is the perfect time… Read More

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed deep divisions in the United States, but in one crucial area, it has unified our nation. With more than 90,000 dead and nearly 1.5 million sick, the American people have decisively judged the country that… Read More

Excerpt: Did the World Health Organization make the coronavirus pandemic more likely? Undeniably. On Tuesday, President Trump criticized the international health agency for “severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus,” and halted U.S. funding to it. The president could… Read More

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, one fact is increasingly clear: The Chinese Communist Party caused this crisis. From the moment the coronavirus emerged in central China, Beijing has acted in a way that made a pandemic possible and then… Read More

Excerpt On March 20, the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold an election for its next secretary general. The incumbent, Uruguayan Luis Almagro, has rejuvenated the once-fading institution and is among the boldest pro-democracy voices in the Americas. Unsurprisingly, Venezuela is… Read More

Why are international medical bodies accepting the Chinese Communist Party line? As the coronavirus spread from China across the world in January and February, the World Health Organization repeatedly praised Beijing’s efforts to contain it. The agency did so despite China’s censorship… Read More