10/14/2020 – Be Wary of China’s Environmental Bargain

Posted on Oct 14, 2020

source: October 14, 2020 • by Jianli Yang and Aaron Rhodes World environmentalists seemed encouraged when Chinese Communist Party boss Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China will achieve zero net carbon emissions by 2060. But ( the Chinese state under Xi can hardly be considered a true champion for environmental protections, because its “developing-at-all-costs” philosophy and exponential need for political stability leave...

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10/27/2020 – Xi continues Purging of Officials to tighten Grip on Power

Posted on Oct 10, 2020

The Fifth Plenary Session of the Nineteenth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China will be held in Beijing on October 26. The political churning within Party has already begun with the replacement, transfers and dismissals of personnel in the officialdom of the Communist Party of China and the distribution of power among various factions. On October 20, the People’s Daily and Xinhua News Agency, the two major mouthpieces of the Chinese Communist Party, replaced their presidents. Tuo Zhen was appointed as the president and editor-in-chief of People’s Daily, and He Ping...

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10/05/2020 – Xi Jinping as an environmentalist? C’mon, man!

Posted on Oct 5, 2020

source: BY JIANLI YANG AND AARON RHODES, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS — 10/05/20 12:00 PM EDT  177THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL In time for the United Nations General Assembly, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is signaling support for stronger environmental protections, promising “carbon neutrality” in China by 2060. The “soft power” tactic is transparently aimed at replacing American leadership in a new global order. Given China’s abysmal...

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09/23/2020 – China’s campaign to eradicate Mongolian Cultural Identity from what it calls “Inner Mongolia”

Posted on Sep 23, 2020

source: September 23, 2020 • by Dr. Jianli Yang Currently, a major cultural genocide is taking place in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (IMAR) of China: the Chinese government wants to eradicate the Mongolian language. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime has decided to implement a new “bilingual education” system in all primary and secondary schools in the IMAR starting from September this year. From the first grade onwards, Chinese language will become the main...

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09/17/2020 – Another famine coming? China struggles to meet basic food demands

Posted on Sep 17, 2020

source: BY JIANLI YANG, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 09/17/20 02:00 PM EDT  544THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL China, which embarked on the mission of becoming a superpower by showing its economic and military might to the world, now may be brought to its knees over a shortage of food. Reduction in overall domestic food production; a recent deluge in the Yangtze River basin, the rice bowl of China; and a slash in imports, mostly aggravated...

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09/16/2020 – On Taiwan, Moral Courage from the Czech Republic

Posted on Sep 16, 2020

source: AARON RHODES AND DR. JIANLI YANG Individual acts of moral and civic courage, whether on the local or international level, are indispensable to the struggle against tyranny. Today, democratic Taiwan faces such a struggle, as mainland China threatens to subvert its freedom as it did in Hong Kong or even launch a military assault. Earlier this month, president of the Czech senate Milos Vystrcil stood up to the Chinese Communist Party’s threats by visiting Taiwan with a 90-member delegation. Voicing...

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09/15/2020 – China despised worldwide for its bullying, lying and expansionist incursions

Posted on Sep 15, 2020

source: By Jianli Yang – – Tuesday, September 15, 2020 ANALYSIS/OPINION: China enters September despised by scores of countries over its constant bullying, lying and expansionist incursions. The isolation is evident as global cynicism turns into overt antagonism, making the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) desperate to search for a friendly face on any continent. It finally found a friend in Cameroon, at the...

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09/14/2020 – How to Handle WeChat’s Threat Smartly

Posted on Sep 14, 2020

source: BY JIANLI YANG, TIMES WANG, DEYU WANG | SEPTEMBER 14, 2020, 5:24 PM The executive orders relating to WeChat and its parent company Tencent, as well as TikTok and its parent company ByteDance, issued by U.S. President Donald Trump have sparked controversy and debate. Two of us, Times Wang and Jianli Yang, have previously expressed concern about First Amendment issues and other worries about the WeChat order, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation has done the same with respect to TikTok. Others have opined in...

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09/14/2020 – Cotton goods from China tainted with Uyghur forced labour

Posted on Sep 14, 2020

September 14, 2020 By Jianli Yang and Lianchao Han The Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents would begin turning away products sourced from forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China, where more than a million Muslims, mostly of the Uyghur minority, have been imprisoned in concentration camps. The ban will include cotton, hair products, computer components, and some textiles.We welcome the Trump administration’s effort to crack down on the Chinese Communist Party’s atrocities in the region.           Uyghur human rights group...

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09/04/2020 – Political Change in China Is Not Implausible | Opinion

Posted on Sep 4, 2020

来源: DR. JIANLI YANG , FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, CITIZEN POWER INITIATIVES FOR CHINAON 9/4/20 AT 6:30 AM EDT Opposition to China’s paramount leader, Xi Jinping, is increasing despite severe crackdown on dissenting voices. Intrusive security controls and surveillance, undue centralization of power, mishandling of unrest in Hong Kong, foreign relations flare-ups and now the coronavirus crisis have resulted in cracks in the armor of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP). All this, especially now coupled with an...

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