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.

Didn’t Go To College? You Still Have To Pay $207 Billion To Bail Out People Who Did

The federal student loan program has enriched Sallie Mae, private banks, and colleges, but exposed U.S. taxpayers to enormous financial risk.

What The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Taiwan’s Success Containing Coronavirus

At this critical period when the publicly feared coronavirus is amplifying in numbers worldwide, it’s clear the Taiwanese government has done something right in its containment measures.

The Coronavirus Outbreak Has Given Beijing A New Tool To Suppress Dissent

When everyone else fled Wuhan over coronavirus, citizen journalist Chen Qiushi rushed in ‘to help spread the voice of Wuhan people to the outside world.’ Now he’s paying the price.

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Democratic Socialism’ Is The Same Kind That Destroyed Venezuela

Sanders’s policies aren’t a better version of socialism; they are the same as those of socialism past and present. Remember Venezuela when you head to the polls this November.

8 Valuable Lessons From China About How To Contain The Coronavirus

Freedom of expression and a free press are essential to everyone’s health and safety. That’s the most valuable lesson we should take away from the coronavirus epidemic. 

A Zamboni Driver’s Moment In The NHL Spotlight Inspires Ordinary People To Keep Dreaming

Stories of people like Dave Ayres, a 42-year-old Zamboni driver-turned-hockey legend, encourage us ordinary people that anyone can excel against all odds.

China’s Expulsion Of WSJ Reporters Is Retaliation For The U.S. Telling The Truth About State-Owned Media

Since Xi Jinping came to power in 2013, China has expelled or effectively expelled nine foreign journalists as part of the government’s effort to control the narrative of China.

The Three Sisters Who Explain Modern China

Jung Chang’s book, ‘Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister,’ tells the story of how three influential women navigated pivotal moments in 20th century China and left their mark on history.

Hear The Voices From Wuhan That China Has Tried To Censor

For any of us living in the free world, it is difficult to imagine what life in a locked-down city is like, so here are some unfiltered and uncensored voices directly from Wuhan.

WHO Shouldn’t Let Politics Risk People’s Lives From The Coronavirus

WHO hasn’t said anything about the Chinese government’s deliberate cover-up of the early coronavirus pandemic. Instead, it went out of its way to preserve Beijing’s ego.

Chinese Doctor Arrested For Alerting World About Coronavirus Dies A Hero

We all owe him our gratitude, because Dr. Li Wenliang was one of the only eight Wuhan whistleblowers who warned the public about the coronavirus outbreak.

Inside Coronavirus Epicenter Wuhan, Chinese Fight For Life

It is heartbreaking to see the millions of Wuhanese who are being cut off from the outside world as the result of the Chinese government’s unprecedented lockdown procedure.

Why The Year Of The Rat Is Your Time For A New Beginning

The Chinese zodiac sign of the rat represents wealth and abundance, primarily due to rats’ amazing ability to multiply their offspring.

The Phase One U.S.-China Trade Deal Is A Serious Win For The United States

The U.S. shouldn’t be complacent after winning the first round of the trade war. China is a formidable strategic competitor and will remain so for many years to come.

Chinese Ambassador Attempts To Bully Sweden Into Ignoring Human Rights Abuses

Sweden has learned Beijing will not hesitate to use its might to coerce its will onto others, but Chinese diplomats’ belligerent behaviors should be a wake-up call to countries all around the world.

Taiwan Is About To Have An Election That Will Change The World

The Jan. 11 election outcome will have a profound effect on foreign policy strategies and relationships between Washington, Beijing, and Taipei throughout 2020 and beyond.

Xi’s China Ends 2019 With The Worst Religious Persecution In The Country’s History

Increased religious persecution in China has failed to curtail the growing number of Christians, which has reached more than 100 million today — more than the 90 million members of the Chinese Communist Party.

Schools Turn Down Scholarship Donation For Poor White Boys

‘If Cambridge University can accept a much larger donation sum in support of black students, why can’t I do the same for underprivileged white British?’

New Trade Deal With China Does Almost Nothing For The United States

The U.S. and China have such different economic and political systems and different sets of values. We may have to settle our differences through other means, beyond a trade agreement.

These 4 Factors Will Likely Determine The U.K. Election Outcome

This upcoming election is much bigger than just Brexit. Voters face two starkly contrasting choices, two different ideologies, and two very different futures for Britain.