• Protesters rally outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Chicago, Ill.,  in opposition of Donald Trump's presidential election victory. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP)

    Training Manual for Trump Protests Linked to Saul Alinsky?

    Has the ghost of Saul Alinsky, the noted community organizer, been invoked once again? If so, it may be in the form of protests against... Read more

  • Chinese Red Guards, high school and university students, waving copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's "Little Red Book," parade in Beijing's streets at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution on June 1966. During China's Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), under the command of Mao, Red Guards rampaged through much of the country, humiliating, torturing, and killing perceived class enemies, and pillaging cultural symbols that were deemed as not representative of the communist revolution. (Jean Vincent/AFP/Getty Images)

    Cultural Revolution Psychosis Prompted Murder, Cannibalism in a Small Chinese Town

    “The murder was ghastly, worse than beasts.” These words may sound like an apt description of crimes committed by a serial killer, a la Jeffrey... Read more

  • A Humpback whale jumps out of the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga natural park in Colombia, on July 16, 2013. Humpback whales migrate annually from the Antarctic Peninsula to the Colombian Pacific Ocean coast, with an approximate distance of 8,500 km, to give birth and nurse their young. (LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

    An Encounter with the Great Sirens of the Sea

    Like a cetacean torch lunging out of water, a humpback greeted the setting sun in ecstatic breach. So started our journey with the great sirens of... Read more

  • A Chinese landowner is executed by a communist soldier in Fukang, China. (Public Domain)

    Communism: The Dead-End Path

    People naturally look for a path to follow. During times ancient and modern, human beings have looked for a way forward to become healthier, happier, and... Read more

  • The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Personality of American Leadership

    As detailed extensively in my published works and presentations, leadership is critical to America. Leadership has been addressed, as recently as last week, in my... Read more

  • The duality conundrum of the Chinese currency is intriguing but can be explained using the plunging elevator theory. (Epoch Times)

    Renminbi Duality: Plunging Elevator Theory

    The duality of Chinese currency Renminbi (RMB) bewildered many inside and outside of China. This strange phenomenon refers to the situation where the Chinese currency... Read more

  • Kliment Voroshilov, Vyacheslav Molotov, Stalin and Nikolai Yezhov at the shore of the Moscow-Volga canal. After Yezhov was tried and executed he vanished between 1939-1991 from this image. (Wikipedia Commons)

    Revisiting Stalin’s Great Purge: A Period of Extreme Repression and Terror

    The Great Purge, a period of political persecution in Russia initiated by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin between 1936-1938, is regarded as one of the largest mass... Read more

  • Doctors carry fresh organs for transplant at a hospital in Henan Province, China, on Aug. 16, 2012. (Screenshot via

    Organ Transplants and Scarcity, Innovation, and Politics

    We all want to live a long time.  And in vigorous good health while doing so. Modern society and modern medical technology has transformed the... Read more

  • Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican. (Shutterstock)

    Vatican Conference Spreads Misinformation About Organ Harvesting in China

    Much commentary has emerged on the recent conference on combating organ trafficking and transplant tourism hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican... Read more

  • The American Flag waves at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Sept. 17, 2005. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    America’s Hope: Leadership, Vigilance, Collaboration

    These are challenging times for America, but for those who cherish the nation, we must remain confident that we will endure.  America, despite the challenges,... Read more

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    Famine in 1920s Soviet Union Allegedly Forced Peasants to Eat Human Flesh

    March 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Russian Revolution, which led to the eventual rise of communist rule in Russia. But... Read more

  • The main facade of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (Alvesgaspar/Public Domain)

    A Letter to Pope Francis

    Your Holiness, As you may know, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) will soon hold the 2017 Pontifical Academy Summit on Organ Trafficking and Transplant... Read more

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    America’s Houses of Worship Require Enhanced Security

    In my article titled “Sanctuary Profaned: Protecting Houses of Worship” for the April 10, 2015 edition of the Epoch Times, I argued that places once... Read more

  • President Donald Trump signs executive orders in the Hall of Heroes at the Department of Defense in Arlington, Virginia on Jan. 27, 2017. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

    The Good and the Bad of Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Since the women’s and men’s protest marches around the world the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration and the enactment of a number of his presidential... Read more

  • President Donald Trump with wife and First Lady, Melania Trump, wave after being sworn in during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Jan. 20, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Trump and the Trumpeteers: What They Mean for the US

    Since the Nov. 9 election of Donald J Trump as the prospective (and now actual) president of the United States, Americans (and other nations) have... Read more

  • The Twitter logo is displayed on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City on Nov. 7, 2013. Twitter goes public on the NYSE today and is expected to open at USD 26 per share, making the company worth an estimated USD 18 billion. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Donald Trump’s Tweets Are Now Presidential Records

    By many accounts, Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter helped him get the attention and votes necessary to win a presidential race few initially thought... Read more

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    Karl Marx, the Racist

    It’s been nearly 100 years since Karl Marx’s ideas triggered the world’s first communist revolution in Russia on March 8, 1917. Every so often, there... Read more

  • US President Barack Obama speaks during a surprise appearance at White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest's last daily press briefing of the Obama administration in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, January 17, 2017. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    Obama Shouldn’t Talk Now, for the Good of the Democratic Party

    Former President Barack Obama seemingly broke with presidential tradition Monday, releasing a statement on President Trump’s executive order that bars citizens of certain Muslim-majority countries... Read more

  • The toppled column of Napoleon I at the Place Vendôme during the Paris Commune in 1871. (Andre Adolphe Eugene Disderi/public domain)

    The Paris Commune: When the Specter Came to Earth

    Like a funnel cloud longing to touch Earth and become a tornado, the specter of Communism was up in the air, with no Earthly home,... Read more

  • An honor guard lays a wreath at the CIA Memorial Wall of stars for those killed serving their country. (Courtesy CIA)

    The CIA Memorial Wall: Honoring American Patriots

    America is the land of the free and home of the brave because of the sacrifices of those who have served. Our nation must remain... Read more

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