The best insurance policy against Beijing’s aggression is a nuclear-armed military.
Diaries kept by CCP official pits stepdaughter against stepmother and Chinese regime
A custody battle over an unofficial history of China is the subject of a legal fight pitting the widow of retired Communist Party official, Li Rui, against her stepdaughter and Stanford University.
The more Israel doubled down on COVID, the worse things got
Israel was everyone’s model of how to tackle COVID. How did Israel become a cautionary tale?
The third Michael
As egregious as Beijing’s treatment of Canada’s “two Michaels” has been, its treatment of a third, lesser-known Canadian is more outrageous, and even more revealing of the sham that passes for China’s […]
Israel’s vaccine treadmill
Israel’s early determination to fully vaccinate its population—when two shots were defined as fully vaccinated—led to it being heralded as a huge success story. But suddenly, the coronavirus cases are back, and […]
Free markets, not governments
Free markets are complex and they work (like ecosystems). Governments do not create wealth, they confiscate wealth and with monopolies they have less motivation to lower costs or innovate.
China’s captive in Vancouver
In truth, all that is keeping Meng Wanzhou from returning to China is rule by the Chinese Communist Party. Meng is a de facto captive of her own country more than of […]
The most dammed country in the world
Legendary Chinese journalist-turned-environmental activist, Dai Qing, becomes a pocket warrior in the new Penguin Classics series, Green Ideas.
Why is China’s police department still running Canada’s visa office in Beijing?
Because Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called an election, we may never know. The Canadian government says there is no cause for alarm. An investigation by Probe International’s Patricia Adams and Lawrence Solomon […]
The courage to carry on
Self-responsibility and the achievement of freedom.
Freedom Alert: Vaccine Passports
Why when faced with societal problems, does the State respond with zero-sum solutions? That is, in an attempt to remedy the problem, it is always at the expense of our privacy and […]
Did dams ramp up deluge in Henan?
Some say the area’s aging dams are a threat to the region, compounded by the Chinese Communist Party’s centralized response system. Probe International looks at why.
As Meng’s case reaches final stage, Beijing’s warning shots are loud and clear
The retaliation over Meng’s arrest and the jailing of the two Michaels should wake up anyone still holding notions of a peaceful China.
If there is a new cold war, it’s at Beijing’s behest
The CCP has been this brazen for years, but there’s a tendency among Westerners to negate the ideology that’s at the heart of the regime.
Scant change in China’s disaster response from Tangshan to Zhengzhou
A centralized system that prevents local governments from responding fast during emergencies, and rewards them for relief efforts over efforts to prevent calamity, is a recipe for disaster. Analysts weigh in on […]