07/19/2021 – California Court Case Defends America’s Democratic Values

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

source: By: Yang Jianli I have a fresh warning about the ongoing corruption of democratic values in the United States in service of the political interests of the Chinese Communist Party. In essence, one of America’s leading law firms is arguing that there would be “no public benefit” to ending internet giant Tencent’s practice of engaging in massive pro-CCP censorship of WeChat in the United States, specifically California. Put another way, a leading American institution is arguing against the...

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07/15/2021 – China’s Populist-Nationalist Empire

Posted on Jul 15, 2021

source: By JIANLI YANG July 15, 2021 2:08 PM Xi Jinping gives a speech in Beijing on July 1, 2021, to mark the hundredth anniversary of the founding of the CCP. (Li Xueren/Xinhua via Getty Images) Xi Jinping has established himself as a pillar of the state One person declares to another: “For a hundred years, I’ve loved you with all my heart.” He then pledges: “I’m ready to love you even more for another hundred years.” Anyone who has experienced love knows that this is an exciting yet overused...

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07/14/2021 – Jobs or No Jobs, Frustration Grows in China | Opinion

Posted on Jul 14, 2021

source: JIANLI YANG , FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, CITIZEN POWER INITIATIVES FOR CHINAON 7/14/21 AT 8:00 AM EDT Discontent is brewing among both the employed and the jobless in China and the government is unable to mask it any longer. As the number of joblessness grows along with accompanying frustrations, the employed find it tougher to get accustomed to working because of stressful office and economic environments. The urban unemployment rate in the country hovered around 5 percent in May 2021. It is considered...

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07/14/2021 – Religious Freedom Is Dying in China

Posted on Jul 14, 2021

source: By JIANLI YANG July 14, 2021 6:30 AM Monks attend a celebration event for the birthday of the Buddhist goddess Guanyin at Nanshan Temple in Sanya, Hainan Province, China, in 2017. (Stringer/Reuters) The government makes churches and mosques glorify the Communist Party above all else. Against a backdrop of pandemic restrictions along with genocide allegations in Xinjiang, the year 2020 saw Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members vigorously preparing the populace to participate in the party’s centenary...

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07/06/2021 – On the Chinese Communist Party’s centenary, President Xi Jinping is the party

Posted on Jul 6, 2021

source: By Jianli Yang – – Monday, July 5, 2021 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Not much has been going right for China and its President Xi Jinping since December 2019. The world took notice of its ruthless actions in Hong Kong, Tibet, and its criminal treatment of Turkic minority Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, with some defining it as genocide. And then Coronovirus erupted in Wuhan Province, fueling a global pandemic....

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06/21/2021 – Predatory Nature: Why China’s “Wolf Warrior” Diplomacy Is Here to Stay

Posted on Jun 21, 2021

source: Did Xi Jinping really put a halt to the aggressive behavior of Chinese diplomats? Not really. by Yang Jianli Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian, one of the most notorious “wolf warrior diplomats.” At a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Politburo study meeting held on the afternoon of May 31, Xi Jinping instructed his colleagues that they must “tell a good Chinese story,” “propagate the voice of China,” ensure that China has an “international voice” that matches its “comprehensive...

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06/19/2021 – China’s ‘Soft Power’ in Africa Has Hard Edges

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

By JIANLI YANG source: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Senegal’s President Macky Sall talk as they enter the stadium during the opening ceremony for the Arene Nationale du Lutte, the Arene Nationale du Senegal, in Dakar, Senegal July 22, 2018. (Mikal McAllister/Reuters) China’s Xi Jinping recently told Chinese Communist Party officials to fashion a kinder, gentler image for China. Given the nation’s cratering global public-opinion ratings, his concerns make sense. “We must focus on setting the tone right, be...

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06/18/2021 – Celebration and retribution: 100 years of the Chinese Communist Party

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

source: BY JIANLI YANG, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 06/18/21 06:00 PM EDT  524THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL China’s anti-corruption campaign continues in full swing as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prepares to celebrate a hundred years of its founding on July 1. The January death sentence imposed on Lai Xiaomin, former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management, for accepting bribes worth $279 million USD shook the Chinese...

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06/16/2021 – COVID-19 and a rapidly aging population expose China’s health care deficiencies

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

source: By Jianli Yang – – Wednesday, June 16, 2021 ANALYSIS/OPINION: The COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 national census have raised concerns over not just the alarmingly aging population of China but the utterly deficient health infrastructure and medical facilities as well.  The 2021 census revealed that “190.64 million people, or 13.5 percent of China’s population, are 65 years or older, a sizable...

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06/10/2021 – China’s Geopolitical Plans Generate Israel-Palestine Peacemaker Ambitions

Posted on Jun 10, 2021

source: By Jianli Yang on June 10, 2021 China’s diplomatic stance toward the recent armed conflict between Israel and Hamas has been prominent. At an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council when China chaired it, Foreign Minister Wang Yi put forward a four-point proposal that stressed the urgent need for a ceasefire to stop the violence. It also called on both sides to restart peace talks based on the two-state solution, and to establish a fully sovereign and independent Palestinian...

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