This is Not Your Childhood Mulan

This is Not Your Childhood Mulan

Remember the 1998 Disney cartoon Mulan, which told the Chinese legend about a female warrior? You may remember having watched it as a kid; in my case, my children watched it. An old VHS copy may still be in storage somewhere in our family room. Mulan may have promoted female empowerment, but it still spoke of courage and loyalty to family. And then there was Mushu, the hilarious sidekick dragon voiced by Eddie Murphy.

But Disney’s new iteration of the story has darker twists to it — all rooted in Communist China.

China Retaliates In Hong Kong With Media Arrests

China Retaliates In Hong Kong With Media Arrests

If it looks like retaliation and smells like retaliation, then it’s China flexing their new “national security” totalitarian law in Hong Kong in order to hit back…

Hong Kong Leaders Get Slapped With Sanctions

Hong Kong Leaders Get Slapped With Sanctions

The Trump administration is putting teeth to its statement that Hong Kong can no longer be considered separate from China.

Can We Trade Our Anarchists for Joshua Wong?

Can We Trade Our Anarchists for Joshua Wong?

It looks like freedom is over for Hong Kong. China just imposed a draconian “security” law upon the city, leaving pro-democracy champions like Joshua Wong reeling. The…

NBA Players Get To Virtue Signal On Jerseys

NBA Players Get To Virtue Signal On Jerseys

If we have learned anything over the last several months with the NBA, it’s that the leadership and the players love two things: money, and virtue signaling.

Hong Kong: Did China Just Break It?

Hong Kong: Did China Just Break It?

China just clamped down on freedoms in Hong Kong by passing a “security law” proposal on the supposedly autonomous city. Even worse, Beijing will enact the law…

Security Law From Beijing Suffocates Hong Kong

Security Law From Beijing Suffocates Hong Kong

While American citizens worry — and with good cause — about government overreach during this pandemic, China has upped their own oppression game. On May 22, Beijing…

Resilience Forgotten: Hong Kong Flu Pandemic of 1968

Resilience Forgotten: Hong Kong Flu Pandemic of 1968

Those of us who are of a certain age remember the Hong Kong flu pandemic of 1968-69. Rather, we sort of remember it. That’s because we didn’t…

CCP Arrests HK Leaders While World Watches COVID

CCP Arrests HK Leaders While World Watches COVID

While the world is watching the COVID pandemic unfold, China is working behind the scenes to stamp out Hong Kong democracy. On Saturday, China and its HK…

Violence at HK New Years Protests Is a Warning

Violence at HK New Years Protests Is a Warning

While we were preparing for our New Years celebrations, protestors filled the streets of Hong Kong for a New Year’s Day demonstration. Surprisingly, Hong Kong police did…

Hong Kong Protestors Hold Thanksgiving Rallies In Gratitude For Trump And American Support

Hong Kong Protestors Hold Thanksgiving Rallies In Gratitude For Trump And American Support

Hong Kong protestors are holding “Thanksgiving” rallies across the country today. They are thrilled and grateful that President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy…

Pro-Democracy Candidates Win In Hong Kong Election

Pro-Democracy Candidates Win In Hong Kong Election

The results are in for the district council elections in Hong Kong, and it’s a landslide victory for the pro-democracy groups.

Standoff Continues In Hong Kong As Trump Waffles

Standoff Continues In Hong Kong As Trump Waffles

President Trump wants to have his cake and eat it, too, when it comes to the standoff between China and Hong Kong.

University Standoff In Hong Kong Ignites

University Standoff In Hong Kong Ignites

The situation in Hong Kong has boiled over in the last week. And now one university is being stormed by police, as student protestors try to hold…

Hong Kong Protesters Are Under No Illusions

Hong Kong Protesters Are Under No Illusions

The protesters in Hong Kong, many of them college students or young people, know that they cannot hold out forever against the communist heel of China.

Police Become More Aggressive In Hong Kong

Police Become More Aggressive In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is still on the razor’s edge between revolution and crackdown. And the police look like they are beginning the crackdown.

Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Too Late

Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Too Late

Does anyone remember how the demonstrations in Hong Kong began anymore? This all started with an extradition bill.

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