Helen Raleigh
Helen Raleigh
Helen Raleigh is a senior contributor to The Federalist. An immigrant from China, she is the owner of Red Meadow Advisors, LLC, a Colorado Registered Investment Advisory Firm, and an immigration policy fellow at the Centennial Institute in Colorado. She is the author of several books, including "Confucius Never Said" and "The Broken Welcome Mat." Her writings have also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Denver Post, and Townhall.com. Follow Helen on Twitter @HRaleighspeaks, or check out her website: helenraleighspeaks.com.
Why China Is Afraid Of Ailing Dissident Liu Xiaobo

Since Chinese authorities won’t let Liu Xiaobo leave China for medical help, he probably will die soon. But his efforts to speak the truth will endure.

Why China Is Secretly Manipulating Currency To Make The Yuan Stronger

China’s move to make the yuan stronger seems to contradict the traditional belief that China has been intentionally making its currency weaker to gain export advantages.

Why Otto Warmbier’s Murder Is The Biggest Challenge To Trump’s Presidency Yet

North Korea’s human rights atrocities signal an only greater risk for military and humanitarian crises in the future. The U.S. must act now.

When Communists Redistributed Private Property, My Grandfather Lost Everything

Chinese farmers like my grandfather had a rude awakening when they realized that what government gives, the government can take it away.

China’s ‘Project Of The Century’ Aims To Unseat U.S. As World’s Dominant Power

China is not putting so much economic and political capital behind the One Belt and One Road initiative as an altruistic act.

How Congress Should Reform America’s Green-Cards-For-Investors Program

Like many visa programs we have, the immigrant investor program started as a good idea but evolved into something very different.

3 Lessons From The Korean War For Handling Today’s North Korean Aggression

As North Korea saber-rattles and the Trump administration talks tough, it’s a good time to remember some history lessons from the first Korean War that are still applicable today.

Hong Kong’s New China-Chosen Chief Bodes Poorly For The Island’s Freedom

The first female chief of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam faces a tough road ahead. It has nothing to do with her experiences and ability, but everything to do with how she was selected.

4 Landmark Cases Asian-Americans Brought That Helped Shape Our Nation

If The Slants’ suit prevails in the Supreme Court, it could benefit other entities such as the Washington Redskins, who are likewise fighting for their constitutional right to free speech.

Deposed President Heightens South Korea’s Instability As China Maneuvers For Power

South Korea now finds itself stuck between a rock and a hard place and is forced to choose between its security and its economic interests. This is dangerous for U.S. interests.

Rather Than Suing Wells Fargo, Illegal Immigrants Should Thank Americans For Funding Their Education

This has nothing to do with discrimination against young people brought here illegally. It has everything to do with sound and prudent business practice.

There Are No Good Options For Handling North Korea’s Belligerence

With each test, the hermit nation gets closer to subjecting the rest of world to apocalyptic danger. What can the United States do about it?

In An Age Of ‘Fake News’ And Constant Outrage, We All Need To Become Textualists

In responding to Donald Trump’s immigration executive order, once again mainstream media proved they are incapable of telling the whole truth, which sows confusion and fear.

Why Is It Okay For Chelsea Handler To Make Fun Of Melania Trump’s Accent?

Apparently Chelsea Handler believes speaking English with an accent is a sign of stupidity. Yet her snobbish comments betray her ignorance and intolerance.

2017 May Be The Year China’s Chickens Come Home To Roost

While Americans embrace their reinstated confidence in both economics and international affairs, China seems to be going the opposite direction.

Did Pope Francis Just Validate China’s Godless Communist Regime?

If the Vatican and Beijing come to a diplomatic agreement, it’s likely to come at a considerable cost for the country’s Christians.

How To Make American Immigration Great Again

‘Comprehensive’ immigration reform would only serve special interests, and building a wall is needlessly expensive. There’s a better way.

Chinese American Becomes A Global Sensation After Shooting At Armed Robbers

Denver’s four Chinese-language newspapers have called on all Chinese Americans to follow Chen Fengzhu’s example and use the Second Amendment to protect themselves.

People Think Socialism Works Because Countries Like China Memory Hole Its Atrocities

Chairman Mao inflicted human suffering in one country equivalent to that of the entirety of World War II. Not that socialism will allow its victims any remembrance.

What Trump’s Immigration Proposal Gets Right And Wrong

Donald Trump’s speech shows that while he is not ‘softening’ on immigration, he has made some progress towards formulating solutions. He needs to make more.