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China Uncensored: China Considering Orbital Laser to Fight Pollution


I have excellent news everyone! The benevolent Chinese leadership has once again solved China’s pollution problem. Okay sure, their previous plans to wash it away...

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    Major Changes in China Will Impact Hong Kong and Japan

    Editor’s Note: From the Tiananmen Square Massacre to this day, Chinese society has undergone a series of major events that have brought unprecedented changes to... Read more

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    China Uncensored: The Giant Gerbil Plague of China

    The Chinese Communist Party has a glorious history of waging war on tiny woodland creatures. In 1958, Mao Zedong launched the Four Pest Campaign as... Read more

  • A Chinese bank clerk uses a machine to count the stacks of one-hundred yuan notes for a customer at a bank in Hefei, east China's Anhui province on Oct. 14, 2010. According to He Qinglian, the money the Chinese regime is printing in order to stimulate the economy is escaping the economy. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Economy Dangles on a Cliff

    China’s money supply had a net increase of 11 percent from 2013 to 2014, an increase that is significantly higher than the country’s economic growth... Read more

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    A Taiwanese Wallet vs. Mainland Chinese ‘Theft-Proof’ Underwear

    In early December of 2014, as one of the main characters in the award-winning documentary, “Free China: The Courage to Believe,” co-produced by New Tang Dynasty... Read more

  • An Australian Customs officer (C) and a Australian Federal Police officer (R) inspect one of the 27 KAYAKS seized after Australian authorities found Aus $180 million (U.S. $162 million) of methamphetamine stashed in a consignment of kayaks from China, in Sydney on Feb. 12, 2014. (William West/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Uncensored: 11 Ways China Is Breaking Bad

    Methamphetamine. Also known as crystal meth, glass, ice, and many other street names. At one time it was easy to make meth out of ingredients... Read more

  • Young women dressed in traditional Chinese gowns walk in the Lunar New Year Parade  in Flushing, New York, on Feb. 8, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Singing Songs No One Hears: Ethan Gutmann’s New Year’s Greetings to the Chinese People

    In my mind, Chinese New Year usually announces its presence through a long-forgotten song. The first notes–often something I accidentally hear on the street–acts as... Read more

  • Students vote in one of many committees on the first day of the Harvard World Model United Nations (Harvard WorldMUN) at the World Forum . More than 2,500 students from more than 50 countries are discussing at the World Forum and Peace Palace international matters concerning war, peace, security and human rights. The biggest WorldMUN ever is organized in cooperation with Harvard University and Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen. (ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

    How China’s Amateur Diplomats Teach ‘Lessons’ to Western Institutions

    When the Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) prepared for its annual meeting, the organizers didn’t expect any trouble. Well, they should have expected some trouble... Read more

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    ‘The Interview’ Film You Haven’t Heard Of, But Should

    There’s a recent film produced stateside by an American director that has angered a communist nation to the nth degree across the seas. It underscores... Read more

  • A cleaner walks past a Microsoft office building in Beijing on July 31, 2014. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Uncensored: Why Western Companies Are Being Targeted in China

    We all know the conventional wisdom about Western businesses in China. They’re highly respected, Western businessmen are welcomed with open arms, and so on. But... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivers his annual policy address at the legislative council in Hong Kong on Jan. 14, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why Is Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Provoking Hongkongers?

    Commentary Hong Kong’s chief executive Leung Chun-ying was supposed to appease the city’s citizens with solutions to their political and social angst in his annual... Read more

  • Exiled Tibetans at an event honoring the 78th birthday of the Dalai Lama, at Manag monastry in Kathmandu, India, on July 6, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bearing Witness to Tibet: A Memoir and Protest

    From Delhi to Peking I was 15 years old in January of 1973 when my father was appointed U.S. Ambassador to India. I had been... Read more

  • The Plaza Theater marquee advertises Sony Pictures' release of 'The Interview,' Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Commentators described the attempt to prevent the screening of the movie as a new threat on the American way of life. (Marcus Ingram/Getty Images)

    Sony and the Ongoing War for U.S. Opinion

    America was shocked. A major Hollywood film maker had its proprietary information hacked—personal emails, scripts, unreleased footage—and spilled out onto the web. The criminals wanted... Read more

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    China Uncensored: Top 10 Craziest Stories From China in 2014

    Nazi Aliens run the US? A ban on puns? Underwater trains to America? These are just a few of the unbelievable stories that have come... Read more

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at a celebration gathering marking the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to Beijing, in Macau Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Li Tao)

    What Xi Jinping Really Means by ‘One Country, Two Systems’

    When Chinese leader Xi Jinping was in Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory’s return to China last week, he rehashed a familiar refrain:... Read more

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    China Uncensored: China’s Giant Spider Tank the Future of War?

    Okay, that was just an attention grabbing headline. China is not building a spider tank. Spiders have 8 legs. This tank has 11. Which is... Read more

  • Director of Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan takes questions from reporters during a press conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, December 11, 2014. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Uncensored: How China Turned CIA Torture Report into Propaganda

    So there are some reasons why you might think the horrendous acts of torture committed by the CIA in the name of the War on Terror... Read more

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