Helen Raleigh
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.
How Christianity Is Helping Keep Hong Kong’s Stunning Protests A Peaceful Beacon To The World

What’s more impressive than 2 million people walking through Hong Kong demanding freedom? The fact that all protests have remained peaceful, even as police attack.

You’re On The Hook For Trillions In Pension Overpromises, And Divestment Is Making It Worse

U.S. public pension liability is equivalent to $18,300 for every resident. Public pensions can’t afford not to invest in companies that generate impressive growth and profits.

Million-Person Protests Of Beijing In Hong Kong Warrant A Response From Trump

The maturity and dignity that Hong Kongers are demonstrating while protesting, and their devotion to political freedom, powerfully rebuts Beijing’s assertion that democracy is incompatible with Chinese people and culture.

Minority Kids’ Spelling Bee Dominance Proves Racism Is Far Less Important Than Work Ethic

South Asian-Americans’ spelling bee achievement exemplifies our country’s strengths. We are a meritocratic society where all people can be successful if they put their minds to it.

In Advance Of Tiananmen Anniversary, Chinese Censors Crack Down On Foreigners’ Speech

Foreign entities don’t want to lose China as a trading partner. But at some point, we must stand up for our values.

Why The Man Who Stood Before Tanks In Tiananmen Square Was A Hero

On the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, we must remember the man who stood in front of lines of tanks, attempting to stop evil in its tracks.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Reminds Us The Road To Utopia Is Paved With Blood And Ashes

Daenerys didn’t suddenly become a tyrant in season eight. She was on her way to becoming one right in front of our very own eyes for several seasons.

Immigrant Architect I.M. Pei Was A Shining Example Of American Exceptionalism

The world-famous American architect Ieoh Ming Pei once said ‘Life is architecture and architecture is the mirror of life.’ His art is certainly a mirror of his life.

Merit-Based Immigration Reform Is Precisely What America Needs

It’s time to acknowledge that the current family reunion system is broken. So a good question for Democrats is: Why would they reject changes to this system?

Asian Americans Push Back Against Identity Politics In Washington State

The pushback is the latest evidence that Democrats’ relentless push of identity politics is driving key groups of their traditional coalition away.

Parents Who Lost A Child Need A Day Of Remembrance Like Mother’s And Father’s Day

These holidays can be extremely difficult times for angel parents—parents who have lost their children. We all can help support them better.

If Hong Kong Passes Extradition Bill, The Freest City In Asia Will Slowly Die

Hong Kong has been, until now, one of the freest places in Asia. A new extradition bill, only the latest in Beijing’s demands, threatens that status.

25 Years After The Rwandan Genocide, The West Still Hasn’t Learned The Right Lesson

Christine Uwizera Coleman, a Rwandan genocide survivor and naturalized U.S. citizen, speaks out about Rwanda’s continued repression and dangers.

Tiger Woods Showed Us The Power Of Grit And Redemption

His win at the Masters this past weekend is a good reminder to us all that no matter how far we fall—or how flawed we are—we can all be redeemed.

If Nominated For The Federal Reserve, Herman Cain Deserves A Fair Hearing

No, it’s not ridiculous for President Trump to consider nominating Herman Cain to the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. Cain has relevant experience and good ideas.

Over Parent Objections, Public School Teaches 6-Year-Olds About ‘Transgender Ravens’ And Gender Fluidity

Despite parent attempts to opt children as young as five out of presentations telling them traditional gender roles are evil and people can be whatever sex they feel like, a Colorado school district showed the material anyway.

Colorado Counties Declare Themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries In Face Of Gun-Grabbing Bill

More than 25 counties in Colorado have taken a page from the left’s playbook, declaring themselves pro-gun zones akin to immigration sanctuary cities.

The European Union Finally Recognizes China As A Dangerous Rival, Without Taking Action

The commission’s call for unity is especially timely and poignant because Italy is ready to jump on China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative, despite mounting security concerns from the EU.

Six 100 Percent Legal Ways To Help Your Kids Get Into Elite Colleges

No need to bribe officials or Photoshop photos of your kids playing water polo. You should encourage them to be progressive activists instead!

Girl Rescued By Colorado Safe Haven Wants To Thank Mother Who Chose Life For Her

Safe Haven Laws help moms who don’t want to be moms relinquish their babies. They’re a better alternative than abortion, but many people don’t know they exist.