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June 30, 2020

Senate Takes Aim at Confucius Institutes

John David

The Senate has passed the CONFUCIUS Act, a bipartisan bill designed to protect academic freedom and curb the Chinese Communist Party's influence within American Confucius Institutes.

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June 16, 2020

New NIH Report Shows Rampant Chinese Funding in American Research

John David

Nearly 200 scientists are under investigation by the National Institutes of Health—over 90% of them have received funding from the Chinese Communist Party.

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June 4, 2020

Countering Chinese Soft Power: An Updated Toolkit for Concerned Citizens

Rachelle Peterson

An updated toolkit for citizens concerned about the presence of Confucius Institutes in the United States. Use this toolkit to send letters to college presidents and your government representatives.

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June 2, 2020

Questioning Ties to China

Rachelle Peterson

For years the Chinese government has worked to co-opt American students, scholars, and institutions of higher education. It's high time our government takes action.

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May 26, 2020

A Thousand and One Fraudsters

John David

A recent slew of Thousand Talents Program-related charges underscores the question: Just how many of these traitorous researchers are still in American higher education?

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April 17, 2020

Dark Money at American Colleges

Peter Wood

Dan Proft interviews NAS president Peter Wood on how American college and universities profit from foreign funding and recruitment. 

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April 8, 2020

Rethinking University Dependence on Foreign Students

David Randall

Once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, might it not be better if we tried to attract American students and their tuition dollars by competing to provide a rigorous, remunerative education?

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March 26, 2020

Universities for Sale

David Randall

The higher education establishment will use the coronavirus emergency to double down on their dependence on China. This is precisely the wrong response.

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March 19, 2020

Scrutiny of China's Donations to American Universities is Long Overdue

David Randall

We are no republic if we let the plutocrats and the bureaucrats manage our colleges for us, as they have done, to America’s detriment, for far too long.

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March 12, 2020

Senator Chuck Grassley Issues Stern Warning About Confucius Institutes

National Association of Scholars

In a letter to 77 colleges and universities, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley urges higher ed presidents to reconsider their support of Confucius Institutes.

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