Problematic Women: What Is Known About China’s Forced Sterilization of Uighur Women

A video surfaced recently of Chinese officials herding a large group of blindfolded Uighur people onto trains in northern China. The aerial footage is reported to have been taken last year, but the details surrounding the incident are unknown. What is increasingly clear, however, is that China is carrying out horrific human rights abuses against Uighurs, a predominantly … Continue reading Problematic Women: What Is Known About China’s Forced Sterilization of Uighur Women

UN Human Rights Council Exploits COVID-19 Pandemic to Support Funding for Abortion

The United Nations Human Rights Council last week concluded its most recent session in Geneva. True to form, the council adopted a resolution promoting abortion under the guise of responding to COVID-19. The U.N. Human Rights Council advanced the resolution July 17 under the topic of ending discrimination against women and girls. It made the … Continue reading UN Human Rights Council Exploits COVID-19 Pandemic to Support Funding for Abortion

Why Free Countries Should Welcome Freedom-Lovers from Hong Kong

A year ago in March 2019, protests broke out in Hong Kong over concerns that a Beijing-backed piece of legislation would allow Hongkongers to be extradited to mainland China. The fear was that the law would be used to target pro-democracy advocates and anyone critical of the CPC regime, exposing them to the notorious injustice … Continue reading Why Free Countries Should Welcome Freedom-Lovers from Hong Kong

Soros-Backed Organization Wanted US Foreign Aid to Go to Anti-American Groups. The Supreme Court Was Right to Say No.

The Supreme Court has upheld the right of the United States government to distribute aid to foreign organizations in accordance with American interests. The June 29 decision in Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International represents a significant win for the protection of American freedoms. The case affirms a vital principle of U.S. foreign … Continue reading Soros-Backed Organization Wanted US Foreign Aid to Go to Anti-American Groups. The Supreme Court Was Right to Say No.

The WHO Doesn’t Deserve a Blank Check from Taxpayers, Especially after Its COVID-19 Debacle

At the end of May, President Trump announced an end to funding (and US membership) for the beleaguered World Health Organization (WHO). Recently, the formal process of withdrawal began in earnest with the exit date slated for next July. But now, some members of Congress are looking for a legislative “solution” to keep approximately $500 … Continue reading The WHO Doesn’t Deserve a Blank Check from Taxpayers, Especially after Its COVID-19 Debacle

“We Stand with the People of Hong Kong”

Our friends at the Fraser Institute in Canada have released this open letter in which they express their solidarity with “the people of Hong Kong as their rights and freedoms are threatened by the actions of the Communist Party of China.” The letter, signed by think tank leaders from around the world, notes Hong Kong’s astonishing progress … Continue reading “We Stand with the People of Hong Kong”

With Only These Four Exceptions, Senate Republicans Just Abandoned ‘America First’ Foreign Policy in Afghanistan

With Americans growing ever more divided amid national upheaval over racial inequality and a global pandemic, it has perhaps never been more apparent that the United States has no business trying to fix the world with so many problems on our own doorstep. Whatever his faults, President Trump at least seems to understand this. Even … Continue reading With Only These Four Exceptions, Senate Republicans Just Abandoned ‘America First’ Foreign Policy in Afghanistan

COVID Crisis Could Push 100 Million People into Extreme Poverty, New World Bank Study Says

The economic consequences of the COVID-19 lockdowns are well-chronicled. In the US, more than 100,000 businesses have been wiped out. More than 40 million jobs are gone. The federal debt has surged to $26.3 trillion. These are daunting figures and serious problems. But in some ways, they are not the worst part of the story. … Continue reading COVID Crisis Could Push 100 Million People into Extreme Poverty, New World Bank Study Says

USMCA Marks New Chapter for North American Trade

For more than 25 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which built the continent into one of the most efficient and competitive trade blocs in the world, has been the law of the land. On July 1, rules for trade in North America will change with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement entering into force. USMCA … Continue reading USMCA Marks New Chapter for North American Trade