A student journalist was told that if he wanted information on Confucius Institute at the University of Kansas, which is a partnership between the university and the Communist Chinese government, he would have to pay $506.50 for the information.
The reason behind these proposed restrictions are spying and intellectual property theft by Chinese nationals, who study at American universities and colleges.
And yes, it could happen here.
Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz managed to insert an amendment that would prohibit universities from funding Confucius Institutes, which have ties to the Communist Party in China.
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) have issued a report on “National Security, the Assault on Science, and Academic Freedom” that might leave readers who have studied such matters scratching their heads.
CNN’s Brian Stelter took issue with President Trump’s latest tweet about the UCLA basketball players — Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill, who were arrested in China for shoplifting and, thanks to Trump, were recently…
A Chinese exchange student was criticized over her remarks of how America’s “fresh air” was liberating, compared to her home country of China.
Chongyi Feng, a Chinese academic based in Australia, was allowed to fly back to Australia from China after the Chinese government barred him from leaving the country.
The irony: America’s bureaucratic largesse as well as its erosion of property rights and rule of law are affecting the country’s Human Freedom Index, while Hong Kong remained the top-ranked entity due to more free-market ideas.
From Inside Higher Ed: China has barred one of its citizens, a professor at an Australian university, from leaving the country. State officials suspect him of being a threat to national security, The New York Times reported….