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.
The World Should Be Wary Of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Consolidation Of Power

There’s never been a regime that oppressed its own people domestically yet accomplished good for the rest of the world. Xi is no exception.

Jeremy Lin’s Dreadlocks Are Not Problematic, They’re A Celebration Of Cultural Vibrancy

The Taiwanese-American basketball star has been accused of cultural appropriation for getting dreadlocks. Here’s what he said in response.

These Two Colorado Counties Are Ground Zero For School Choice Across The Country

Two of Colorado’s largest school districts are engaging in very public fights over the future of K-12 education. Their outcomes will affect families across the country.

After 85 Years, The New York Times Is Still A Useful Idiot Hiding Communism’s Atrocities

Had these girls lived in a free society, they could be teachers, doctors, dancers, or any profession they wanted to be. Communism didn’t teach them to ‘dream big.’

It’s Already Too Late To Stop North Korea From Becoming A Nuclear Power

The United State will either have to accept North Korea as a nuclear power, or strike a grand bargain with China in coming months.

If You Want Medicare For All, Get Used To Eating Rabbit Now

When socialism runs out of money and has no more free stuff to give, it wreaks havoc on a country’s economy and its people. Just ask Venezuela.

What American Schools Should And Should Not Learn From China

Since the high-performing East Asia region is dominated by people with Chinese-style education, does this mean that’s superior to American schools?

What Congress Should Do About DACA Beneficiaries

DACA is not a path to legal residency or U.S. citizenship. It’s only a temporary solution. It’s no different than putting a small Band-Aid on a large wound.

China Fed North Korea’s Nuclear Aggression, And Now China Needs To Help Deal With It

Naturally, everyone assumes that Kim Jong-Un’s aggression targets the United States. What we have missed is that the other real target of Kim’s aggression is China.

How My Parents Stayed Together For 50 Years And Found Faith After Labor Camps

Given what they had to go through in life, it’s remarkable my parents are here today, together, to celebrate this important milestone.

How American Anarchy Parallels China’s Cultural Revolution

Both movements started on college campuses, with students who wanted to re-make history according to their own ideology.

Race-Based Admissions Have Asian Students Hiding Their Ethnicity To Avoid Discrimination

Some of America’s brightest high schoolers are encouraged not to say they’re Asian on their college applications. The Department of Justice may change that.

China’s Censorship Powers Are Bigger And More Dangerous Than You Know

China’s wealth enables the Chinese government to control information flow, promote propaganda, and monitor and suppress dissent efficiently and effectively.

While Nobody’s Looking, China And India Are Carrying Out A Real-Life ‘Game Of Thrones’

The Asian version of the conflict between House Lannister and House Stark is playing out over a patch of remote land high in the Himalayas, bordered by China, India, and Bhutan.

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.