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.
Unprecedented Leaks Underscore Deep Discontent Inside China

While the world was still digesting the Xinjiang Papers, two more China-related intelligence information bombs were dropped the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement Crushes Beijing At The Ballot Box

For months, Beijing has insisted that Hong Kong protesters are nothing but a small group of ‘rioters’ with no public support. The resounding victory of pro-democracy candidates discredits that claim.

Amazing Book About Auschwitz Volunteer Steels Us To Not Look Away From Evil

Jack Fairweather’s book, ‘The Volunteer,’ tells the amazing true story of a man who volunteered to fight Nazis from inside Auschwitz—and forces all of us to confront our own courage in the face of modern-day horrors.

Leaked Xinjiang Papers Confirm The Chinese Communist Party Is Full Of Lying Murderers

Unprecedented leaked documents confirm the Chinese Communist Party is committing ethnic cleansing, and lying about it to its own people and the world.

Why Democrats Are Wrong About Income Inequality In The United States

Plenty of evidence has shown there are more effective ways to help the poor climb up the economic ladder, including cutting taxes, widening school choice, and eliminating ruinous regulations.

30 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, Socialism Is Staging A Comeback

People who love liberty cannot declare victory on this day of commemoration each year, because the battle hasn’t been won: socialism is staging a comeback in Western democracies

How Going Woke Makes Companies Like California Utilities And WeWork Go Broke

When you encounter company leaders more interested in spending resources on popular leftist causes than providing the best products to customers, run away as fast as you can — and take your money with you.

What’s Behind Dreamworks’ Chinese Propaganda Map In ‘Abominable’

When DreamWorks refused to cut a Chinese propaganda scene from a new movie, Vietnam and Malaysia decided to boycott the film. American consumers should boycott too.

If Parliament Keeps Ignoring The British People, They Should Vote In A New One

The U.K. Parliament has no intention of honoring the British people’s decision to leave the EU, even if there is a deal. That’s what the British people and the rest of the world learned last Saturday.

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.