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U.S. Lawmakers Push to Cut Ties with Hong Kong over CCP Influence

75-year-old Jimmy Lai is a firsthand witness to the Chinese Communist Party’s dedication to punishing its political enemies. Trapped in solitary confinement, the freedom fighter and former media mogul faces the possibility of life in prison if convicted under the...

The Right’s Economic Left Turn

.field.field--name-field-audio-type a { display: none; } Acton Audio The Right’s Economic Left Turn March 22, 2023 Overview A belief in the positive power of free markets has been a part of the political and philosophical program of the political right for virtually...

Jimmy Lai Fights the CCP for Access to Human Rights Lawyer

Sitting in a prison cell, stripped of both legal counsel and liberty, 75-year-old entrepreneur and publisher Jimmy Lai has likely been tempted to give up the fight against the Beijing and its years-long effort to curtail civil and human rights in Hong Kong. Yet the...

Jimmy Lai Among Hong Kongers Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai has lost a great deal. From his news outlet, Next Digital, to his rights as a citizen of Hong Kong, 75-year-old Lai now sits in a prison cell for his pro-democracy activities and may spend the rest of his life in prison under the...

Hong Kong Can Bar Overseas Lawyers in Lead Up to Jimmy Lai Trial

Less than a month after Hong Kong adjourned democracy advocate Jimmy Lai’s trial, Beijing has stacked the deck even further against the jailed entrepreneur and freedom fighter. After the Hong Kong High Court postponed Lai’s trial in December, the responsibility fell...