Helen Raleigh
Helen Raleigh
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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.
What My Father’s Love Of Chinese New Year Taught Me About The Importance Of Family Ties

Our family genealogy book, which had survived hundreds of years of dynasty changes, wars, and floods, didn’t survive Mao’s movement.

By Accepting Communist-Chosen Bishops, Pope Francis Betrays Chinese Christians

On this particular Ash Wednesday, millions of Catholic faithful in mainland China have an extra reason to pray for God’s mercy: their earthly leader, Pope Francis, has betrayed them.

Congress Needs To Get Over Itself And Jump On Trump’s Immigration Deal

The American people are losing patience and demanding our government to do something with our broken immigration system.

Why North Korea Will Be The Biggest Winner Of The Winter Olympics

South Korea caved to all of Kim Jong Un’s demands. What did Seoul get in return? Pretty much nothing.

3 Best Things From President Trump’s First State Of The Union Speech

As is often the case, I don’t agree with everything President Trump said in his State of the Union. But overall, it was a very strong speech.

The Real Lesson Women Should Learn From Michelle Williams Is How To Negotiate Pay

It’s time for modern feminism to stop infantilizing women. Pink hats and street protests are not going to result in higher pay.

Will Trump Turn Legislation To Help Taiwan Into Tools To Pressure China?

Should two bills to help Taiwan make it to President Trump’s desk, he could instead use them as tools to pressure China on trade and North Korea.

It’s Sexist To Tell Men They Can’t Argue About Lily Cole Representing The Bronte Society

Modern feminists say women should be judged on merits, yet resort to easily-applied labels like ‘sexism’ and ‘patriarchy’ to refute even legitimate criticism from men. How can we call this progress?

Why You Should Start Your New Year’s Resolutions With Zumba

If you are going to the hit the gym soon and keep the momentum going on your resolution for a healthier year, why not try a new workout?

Why The United States Should Back Iranian Protesters Now

The current protests in Iran represent the largest and most significant civil uprising since the Green Revolution in 2009, and the United States shouldn’t ignore it.

The United Nations Long Ago Lost Its Moral Authority To Tut-Tut At Trump Over Jerusalem

An organization like the United Nations that is rife with corruption doesn’t have the moral authority to tell the United States what to do.

It’s Past Time To Take China’s U.S. Subversion Operations Seriously

Today’s congressional hearing on China’s soft power influence-peddling against the United States needs to result in action.

Why Tax Cuts Are The Morally Right Thing To Do

While a certain amount of taxation is necessary, we shouldn’t kid ourselves about its true nature. It’s a form of coerced taking.

Condemning Boys For Being Boys Only Makes Their Woes Worse, New York Times

What’s the Left’s proposed remedy to cure sexual harassment? Make boys and men more feminine. This approach can’t be more wrong.

Why Trump Is Right To Re-Designate North Korea A State Sponsor Of Terror

A regime that cares so little for its own citizens’ welfare won’t give two bits about citizens from other countries or hesitate to deploy weapons of mass destruction.

Will The Senate Become The Burial Chamber For Tax Reform?

Just like their House colleagues, it seems GOP senators are incapable of putting out a clean and principled bill. Every good idea they present is usually followed by a couple of bad ones.

3 Takeaways From Trump’s First Day In Beijing

Both President Trump and Chinese President Xi strive to make their own country great again. The world is wondering: who will get most of what he wants and who will cave?

No, Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t Comparable To Plastic Surgery Or Circumcision

The United Nations and the World Health Organization have called for abolishing female genital mutilation. No religion or cultural arguments can justify it.

Why We Need China’s Cooperation To Fight Our Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has taken the lives of more than 300,000 Americans since 2000. Cooperation between the United States and China is a key element to fight back.

The Trump Adminstration Was Right To Drop UNESCO

Throughout its tortured history, UNESCO has been a political tool used by authoritarian regimes and left-leaning organizations to advance their political agendas.