CGTN: U.S. drops charges against 5 Chinese researchers, but question not answered

My latest editorial for CGTN reminds us that there remains a troubling issue behind the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to drop visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers who had been working in the U.S. A few days ago, the U.S. government announced it was dropping a series of charges against … Continue reading CGTN: U.S. drops charges against 5 Chinese researchers, but question not answered

Union connected to U.S. university urges Washington to stop Cold War attitude toward China

China Daily has the details. The trade union of the City University of New York, the largest urban university in the United States, adopted a resolution opposing the government's "belligerence" toward China and calling on other labor bodies to build a movement against a Cold War with China.

We must stop destroying our institutions

America enters 2021 still in the grip of a pandemic. One of the reasons coronavirus continues to burrow ever deeper into our society is the attack on science has succeeded; sufficient numbers of Americans believe coronavirus falls somewhere on a continuum of flu to hoax. The undermining of science is just one example of the … Continue reading We must stop destroying our institutions

The Big 10 will soon complete the selling of its soul

11Dec2015 Photo: Anthony Moretti The Big 10’s conference leaders staked the moral high ground this summer by saying the conference wouldn’t play football (or any other sport) this fall because of coronavirus fears. Then the lust for money and the championship dreams of one of its football teams made those supposedly ethical leaders change their … Continue reading The Big 10 will soon complete the selling of its soul