Economics

National Review: Shanghai’s Anger Could Start a Fire

China’s citizens have begun to reject their government’s totalitarian pandemic lockdowns. By: Lianchao Han & Jianli Yang - May 4, 2022 Shanghai has long been regarded as the most civilized city in China. The municipality’s GDP per capita ranks first in the...

Newsweek: Why Is No One Talking About Elon Musk’s Ties to China?

By Jianli Yang - Apr 29, 2022 Ever since Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter for $44 billion, a debate about free speech and social media has been roiling the internet. The Right sees in Musk a savior from Twitter's liberal bias, while the Left sees in Musk someone who...

The Hill: Congress tries to shut off China’s corporate money spigot

By: Jianli Yang - Mar 28, 2022 A recent Wall Street Journal report notes that lawmakers are acting to resolve entrepreneur Elon Musk’s business ties to China, which they fear may include the People’s Republic of China connections to SpaceX. Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah)...

Newsweek: Enough Complicity With Genocide. It’s Time to Boycott China

By: Rory O'Connor & Jianli Yang - Jan 24, 2022 The evidence is clear, public, and overwhelming: An estimated one million Uyghurs are in concentration camps, treated as little more than chattel, and enslaved. Both men and women endure systematic physical and sexual...