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.
China’s Ultimate Goal Is To Control American Culture, And Companies Should Resist It

If we let the Chinese government set limits on what we can say or do, if we give up our freedom for a short-term financial gain, we will lose our ability to create the best products.

On My Anniversary Of Earning U.S. Citizenship, The Statue Of Liberty Kept Her Promises

Immigrants like me who have lived in places with neither economic nor political freedom can attest that this is the greatest nation on earth, and we are so glad to be part of it.

Federal Judge To Harvard: Racial Discrimination Is Bad, Except Against Whites And Asians

In this country where everyone is created equal, we need a color-blind college admission process. No one should be penalized or rewarded because of the color of his skin.

As Communist China Turns 70, Its Dark Past Haunts Its Future

As communist China turns 70, an inevitable question is how long it will last. All we know for sure is that ‘those who forget history are condemned to repeat it.’

Dictator Robert Mugabe Is What Happens When A Country Falls For A Charismatic Socialist

Mugabe wasn’t the only charismatic socialist who ruined a country and the lives of millions. Socialism has failed everywhere and every time.

Despite A Bad Week, Boris Johnson Still Has A Fighting Chance

Boris Johnson has to make necessary changes quickly to unite his party, because the ‘do or die’ moment for him and his country is fast approaching.

Hong Kong’s Withdrawal Of Extradition Bill Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

On Wednesday morning, Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam announced a formal withdrawal of the extradition bill that prompted more than three months of protests for freedom.

I’m Throwing A Flag At The Idea That College Football Sucks

The college football season is here, and I simply can’t let our readers think that David Marcus’ argument that college football is bad football represents the rest of us Federalist writers.

The 1859 Project: How The Birth Of The Oil Industry Saved Whales And Propelled Today’s Prosperity

Without early Americans’ entrepreneurial spirit and ingenuity, today’s Americans may not be able to enjoy the kind of prosperity and comfort we often have taken for granted.

Women Surpass Men To Comprise Majority Of The College-Educated Labor Force

This is the best time to be an American woman. There’s no systematic discrimination or other external dark forces preventing you from being who you are and having a fulfilling life and a rewarding career.

The Leaked No-Deal Brexit Document Is A Wake-Up Call For Transparency

Presenting a worst-case scenario resulting from a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, this document is making waves in the U.K. and will require forthright communication from Boris Johnson’s administration.

How The United States Can Support Self-Rule In Hong Kong Without Starting A War

Hong Kongers are fighting for something we Americans know very well: freedom and the right to self-determination. We can help them, and we should.

To Deliver Brexit, Boris Johnson Must Defeat The UK’s Socialists

By appointing Dominic Cummings, the ‘Batman,’ as his most senior adviser, Johnson showed he is committed to delivering Brexit. But their villain awaits.

China’s Currency Devaluation Will Hurt China More Than It Hurts The United States

What China did this week is the strongest counteraction it has taken so far in its ongoing trade war. It might have achieved the desired effect of causing market panic, but it will end up hurting China the most.

How China Tries To Take Its Totalitarian Social Control Tactics Global

What’s happening on college campuses in Australia and New Zealand is starting to pop up in the United States as well. The U.S. government needs to learn from Australia and New Zealand’s experiences.

In Week 1, Boris Johnson Turns His Pursuit Of Brexit Into ‘Game Of Thrones’

The new U.K. prime minister has his work cut out for him amid political chaos and tensions. His primary job is to deliver Brexit. Can he do it?

The Hong Kong Protest Is Beijing’s New Tiananmen Square

China’s state-run media hid the Hong Kong anti-extradition protests until things turned violent, a ploy eerily reminiscent of the infamous 1989 protests.

‘God’s Double Agent’ Talks About The Explosion Of Christianity During Increased Chinese Persecution

‘In this war, in Xinjiang, in Shanghai, in Beijing, in Chengdu, the rulers have chosen an enemy that can never be imprisoned—the soul of man.’

Adults Need To Help Students Stay Away From Colleges They Can’t Afford

Just as with every other spending decision in life, not every prospective college kid can afford his or her ‘dream school.’ Adults need to help students make prudent choices about their financial future.

Communist China Attempts To Hide Yet Another Mass Protest Against Its Authoritarian Rule

Unrelated to the Hong Kong protests, citizens in Yangluo, China, are now protesting against horrific environmental conditions and government negligence.