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.
Topic: communist China
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….
From Campus Reform: Not everyone at UCSD welcomed the news, however, according to the Atlantic Mediapublication Quartz, which reports that the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) issued a lengthy statement via social media claiming that it had…
Before President-elect Trump’s recent exchange of greetings with Taiwanese leaders, Gordon G. Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China, spoke at the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation , giving his take the incoming administration and…
Don’t expect the word “communist” to join the host of adjectives that precede the word “studies” in academe. Genuine studies of communist oppression don’t fit the academic narrative. At a Heritage Foundation panel discussion recently,…
Tithing is now going to a Chinese provincial government from Chinese Christian churches. That’s not good news for religious liberty.
Why not divest from China, if some academics are pushing to divest from Israel?