Viewpoints


  • Seven-year-old Yang Peiyi sung the patriotic song 'Ode to the Motherland,' that was mimed by pigtailed Lin Miaoke, in the ‘state interest’, because Yang wasn’t ‘cute enough’.  (AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing’s Excuse for Deceiving World

    Chen Qigang, music director of the Beijing 2008 opening ceremony, disclosed during an interview that the nine-year-old singer Lin Miaoke, whose voice moved millions of... Read more

  • A truck loaded with Georgian displaced people passes in front of a Georgian army position 45km from the capital, Tibilisi. (MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Discussing the ‘Unplanned Ossetia War’ with Professor Schneider

    The German Epoch Times interviewed Dr. Eberhard Schneider, considered to be one of the most recognized Russia-Eastern Europe experts. His insights are revealing. Dr. Schneider... Read more

  • Biao Teng (L) signs a giant petition for human rights in China (Marcus Brandt/AFP/Getty Images)

    Well-Known Human Rights Advocate Teng Biao Is Not Afraid

    On August 14, The Dutch newspaper De Pers sported a front page interview with Teng Biao, one of the most well-known Chinese human rights advocates... Read more

  • American silver medalist Julia Mancuso skis down Whistler Creekside in the ladies downhill alpine skiing event. (Evan Ning/The Epoch Times)

    The True Meaning of The Olympic Games, Part 1

    According to Greek mythology, the first to competed for the Olympic games were gods, and then heroes, and finally humans. For the Ancient Greeks, every... Read more

  • On May 1, Yang Jianli attended press conference at Russell Park in front of Capitol Hill, Washington D./C., USA. (Yiping/The Epoch Times)

    Initiatives for China’s President: Yang Jianli’s Personal Statement

    Published after Yang was refused entry into Hong Kong On August 6, two days ahead of the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games, Yang Jianli... Read more

  • Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.   (Clive Mason/Getty Images)

    Smoke & Mirrors: The Chinese Regime’s Gold Medal Performance

    The world hasn’t seen the kind of paranoid pomp and ceremony currently on display at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games since the 1936 Olympics held... Read more

  • The MBH report, named after the authors, Mann, Bradley, Hughes, was wrong and incomplete according to another report that was subsequently released revealing flaws in Geophysical Research Letters by Professors McIntyre and McKitrick in 2006.

    Global Warming or Global Governance?

    If you were to ask ten people on the street if mankind’s activities are causing global warming, my guess is that a majority would say... Read more

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    Behind the Pre-Olympic Sino-U.S. Tension

    It is widely known that in order to secure Beijing’s Olympic bid seven years ago, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) promised to improve its human... Read more

  • President Bush addresses the audience at the 60th anniversary of Voice of America on February 25, 2002. (AFP/Getty Images)

    U.S. Agency Helps the Chinese Regime Control Voice of America

    As an old saying goes, “Greed makes people stupid, and shortsightedness makes people foolish.” Recent decisions by Eutelsat CEO Giuliano Berretta and some board members... Read more

  • Despite attacks by pro-communist mobsters, Falun Gong practitioners still peacefully continue their activities in Flushing. (Yang Ruoying/The Epoch Times)

    Flushing Residents Speak Out Against Attacks

    In the past two-and-half months, residents of Flushing, New York City have lost their peace. Since May 17, hundreds of pro-communist Chinese mobsters have gathered... Read more

  • Mr. Hu Ping, a Flushing, New York based businessman who is also a Christian, publicly accepted an interview from The Epoch Times. (The Epoch Times)

    Flushing Businessman: Falun Gong is the True Character of China

    FLUSHING, New York City—On July 20, from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., in an effort to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) continuing persecution... Read more

  • Eutelsat’s Double Losses From Discontinuing NTDTV’s Broadcast

    According to a Reporters Without Borders[1] investigation, Eutelsat CEO Giuliano Berretta issued an order to break contract and suspend New Tang Dynasty Television's (NTDTV)[2] broadcast... Read more

  • Benjamin Franklin did a lot of great things in his lifetime, but his main goal in life was to be virtuous. (Photos.com)

    A Man of Character: Benjamin Franklin

    It’s common knowledge that Benjamin Franklin helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was sent as a diplomat to France to ask for assistance during... Read more

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    The Helpless Parent Generation

    Julian is five and sister Marie is a mere four years old. The children's room is clean and orderly, but squalor is not always characterized... Read more

  • US President George W.Bush jokes as he arrives for the G8 Summit at the Windsor Hotel Toya in Toyako on July 7, 2008. Leaders of the Group of Eight industrialised nations Monday launched their annual summit in Japan with surging oil and food prices and cl (Gerard Cerles/AFP/Getty Images)

    Being American Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

    2008 will forever be remembered by some as the seminal moment when many Americans finally felt a kinship towards President Bush—all because of a Federal... Read more

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    Remembering Why We Celebrate the Fourth of July

    CORONADO, Calif.—Of all the people The Epoch Times asked to share with us the meaning of the Fourth, we'd like to introduce a few of... Read more

  • Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe walks with a guard to be sworn in for a sixth term in office in Harare, on June 29, 2008 after being declared the winner of a one-man election. (Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images)

    Q&A on Zimbabwe

    Many world leaders and analysts agree that current Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe illegitimately claimed victory in a run-off presidential election last Friday. Opposition leader Morgan... Read more

  • Disaster in the Boynton Inlet

    “As soon as the SEA MIST was clear of the bar, the operator of the TWO GEORGE’S placed the engines at about 2/3 speed ahead... Read more

  • Why Doesn’t the World Respond?

    This story was written alongside Epoch Times’ first reports of forced organ harvesting from prisoners on conscience by the Chinese state. History has set an alarming... Read more

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