unprecedented-leaks-underscore-deep-discontent-inside-china

Beijing usually takes pride in its tight grip of the information that flows inside and outside of China. However, several recent incidents seem to reveal that Beijing’s iron fist may be losing its grip. Only a week ago, The New York Times reported on the Xinjiang Papers, a 403-page collection of reportedly classified Chinese documents—including speeches by Chinese leader…

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americans-need-to-stop-funding-the-chinese-gulag

One can learn a lot about how a nation will treat others by how it treats its own. The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) oppressive treatment of its people then should send a chilling message to the rest of the world, considering the regime’s global ambitions, and its aggressive effort to achieve them with our cooperation.…

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leaked-xinjiang-papers-confirm-the-chinese-communist-party-is-full-of-lying-murderers

The New York Times’ Asia correspondents Austin Ramzy and Chris Buckley dropped a bombshell last Saturday by reporting on the Xinjiang Papers, a 403-page collection of reportedly classified documents including speeches by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and other Communist Party officials on plans to carry out the massive incarceration of the Uyghur Muslim minority in Xinjiang and government…

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the-blizzard-gaming-boycott-is-the-tip-of-the-chinese-censorship-iceberg

If you’ve somehow managed to browse the internet without hearing about the Blizzard debacle, let me catch you up: Blizzard Entertainment is a gaming company that runs Hearthstone, an online card game with competitive tournaments. A Hong Kong-based player named Ng Wai Chung (alias Blitzchung) used a pro-democracy slogan during a post-match interview that was…

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nba-stands-behind-political-protest-when-it’s-anti-american,-rebukes-protest-when-it’s-anti-china

The NBA has received deserved criticism for caving to the demands of the Chinese government to preserve their business relationship. Much of that criticism has focused on the NBA’s perceived hypocrisy. The NBA has long positioned itself as the “woke” league. Teams wore warm-ups that supported Eric Garner. Their commissioner Adam Silver said he wanted…

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trade-with-china-has-turned-into-giving-away-our-values-for-their-money

Trade with China has been a factor in American capitalism since the birth of the republic, but only in the 21st century has it become a truly massive driver of American corporate wealth. But a funny thing happened on the way to the bank: The American influencer became the influenced. Trade is a two-way street…

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if-woke-corporations-had-police-power,-they-would-act-exactly-like-communist-china

Since the NBA-China affair blew up last weekend, a number of commentators have lambasted the NBA for its craven response to China, noting the hypocrisy of a league that publicly prides itself on being the social vanguard in America but has no problem kowtowing to Chinese autocrats to maintain access to their lucrative markets. The…

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14-times-american-companies-self-censored-or-apologized-to-appease-communist-china

The recent controversy about China’s public censure of the NBA has opened American eyes to the longtime practice of many U.S. companies bending over backwards to appease the Chinese government, lest they face the financial cost of losing business in overseas markets. When the NBA apologized on Monday for the Houston Rockets’ general manager’s pro-Hong…

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america’s-apathy-toward-the-hong-kong-protests-is-a-crisis-of-confidence

The protests in Hong Kong that began two months ago have now shut down the city’s airport—one of the busiest in the world—amid violent clashes with riot police in recent days. Chinese troops, we’re told, are amassing along the border even as Chinese propaganda outlets warned Tuesday that protesters were “asking for self-destruction” and Chinese…

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how-china-tries-to-take-its-totalitarian-social-control-tactics-global

Christy Leung is a 21-year-old college student from Hong Kong. She feels threatened by Chinese censorship these days — but she doesn’t even live in Hong Kong right now. Instead, she attends the University of Queensland in Australia. Recently, when she and other students from Hong Kong organized a peaceful rally on campus to support the anti-extradition…

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