Tag: China
U.S. Manufacturers Seek to Ban Imported Mattresses During Pandemic

On March 31, in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, American mattress manufacturers and labor unions, claiming “dumping,” petitioned to impose prohibitive duties on mattress imports from seven countries. They are banking on precedent. In 2019, the International Trade Commission ruled against mattress imports from China—applying an unprecedented 1,731 percent duty. China had...
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An Open Letter to the People of Hong Kong

While Americans were celebrating their freedoms during the July 4th weekend, the people of Hong Kong were losing theirs, with passage of China’s Hong Kong National Security Law. Independent Institute President and CEO David J. Theroux and Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan joined 68 other leading advocates for freedom from around the world in...
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More Executive Orders Will Not Fix Healthcare

Draconian measures to “flatten the curve” were implemented to prevent the healthcare sector from becoming overwhelmed with infected patients. Now, as many states reopen for business, it seems relatively few healthcare facilities are overwhelmed. However, much of the healthcare industry is still struggling. Becker Hospital Review finds that more than 250 hospitals are furloughing...
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China Steels California

Before the coronavirus was detected in the U.S., there were other reasons to question the wisdom of doing business with a one-party Communist dictatorship such as China. With considerable support from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, China gained entry to the World Trade Organization. That removed the annual review of the regime’s record...
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Is the China-Friendly WHO Calling the Tune for CDC?

Back on February 25, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a conference call for reporters. Fielding questions was Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD). Craig Fiegener from KNX 1070 news radio in Los Angeles asked Dr. Messonnier: “Is the Chinese government leveling...
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China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Boon for Growth or Threat to Civil Liberties?

Political freedom or economic well-being? That may be the choice facing citizens in countries joining China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

What Millennials Need to Know About China’s Totalitarian Rulers

Millennials may be unaware that 30 years ago, China’s one-party totalitarian regime was crushing a student revolt that came to be known as Tiananmen Square.

Remembering the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Let us not forget the events of this tragedy and join the efforts of people across the world in commemoration.

What Happens If China Triggers Its Nuclear Option for U.S. National Debt?

The U.S. government directly owes the nation of China over 1.1 trillion dollars.

China—Americans’ Economic Bugaboo du Jour

The hysteria has no firm foundation.

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