#116 Why China Screws Western Companies
The Chinese Communist Party has fooled Western Companies and businesses, like Elon Musk and Tesla, into coming into China to make their fortune. But it always comes back to bite them. Why is the US China relationship defined by so much ignorance? On this episode of China Unscripted, the team takes a look at what the West gets consistently wrong about China.
#115 Falun Gong: The Biggest Threat to the CCP’s Power
How did a peaceful qigong and meditation practice practice based on Buddhist principles become the biggest threat to the Chinese Communist Party? Joining us today on China Unscripted is Levi Browde. He’s the Executive Director of the Falun Dafa Information Center. It’s an organization dedicated to ending the human rights abuses against Falun Gong in China.
#114 What Happens If China Takes Over the World?
The Chinese Communist Party is forging ahead with a plan for world domination. But can the Quad, an alliance of the US, Japan, Australia, and India, save the Indo Pacific and the rest of the world from an authoritarian nightmare? Joining us on this China Unscripted is Cleo Paskal from Chatham House & Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
#113 How Things Can Still Get Worse in Hong Kong
The Chinese Communist Party has annihilated Hong Kong freedom and democracy, but that was only just the beginning. On this China Unscripted, we're joined by Max Mok, a Hong Kong activist based in Australia and member of the activist group Hongkonger Protection Against Chinese Expansion.
#112 A Growing Rift Between China and the West
Chinese Communist Party aggression is creating a rift between China and the West. US China relations have had the tone set at the US China meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, as American allies sanction China for genocide against the Uyghur Muslims in China. Plus, China targets H&M and other Western companies. And as the CCP demolishes Hong Kong freedoms and threatens an invasion of Taiwan, is a new Cold War brewing?
#111 How Socialism Institutionalizes Failure
Socialism turns failure into an institution. But what is Socialism? What is Communism? What is Democratic Socialism? On this episode of China Unscripted, we take a deep dive into Karl Marx and the Communist Manifesto. Joining us is Joshua Philipp, host of Crossroads.
#110 Is China Committing “Genocide” Against the Uyghur Muslims?
The world debates whether what the Chinese Communist Party is doing to Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, China is genocide. The US China relationship is strong thanks to decades of elite capture in Wall Street and Capitol Hill. Will the Biden Administration stand up for the Uyghurs? On this episode of China Unscripted, joining us is writer, linguist, Uyghur activist, and President of the President of the Uyghur Help Organization, Abduweli Ayup.
#109 Taiwan Is the Key to Asia, and China Wants It Now
China has promised to invade Taiwan and the day the Chinese military might actually do that under Xi Jinping is closer. And if Taiwan falls, the West falls as well. How does Taiwan US relations fit under the Joe Biden China policy? Joining us on this China Unscripted is Grant Newsham, a retired U.S. Marine Colonel. He’s now a Research Fellow at the Center for Security Policy
#108 China Calls US Their Biggest Threat
Chinese leader Xi Jinping declares the US the biggest threat to the Chinese Communist Party. He also tells cadres to take up the Communist spirit of struggle. How will the Biden China policy reflect the growing realities of US China relations? More on this week's China Unscripted!
#107 Does EU China Trade Deal Reward Beijing?
The Chinese Communist Party has been quietly taking over Europe, spinning the EU China relationship to its advantage. The EU China Deal was good for the China economy, but did nothing for human rights in China. But there are signs China's attempts to use the Belt and Road Initiative to get into China may be failing. Joining China Unscripted today to talk about China's influence in Europe is Theresa Fallon director of the center for Russia Europe Asia studies.
#106 Taiwan Deploys Missile Defense Against China
Taiwan deployed missile defense systems in response to an incursion by the Chinese military into Taiwanese airspace. The Taiwan Strait is on the brink of war as Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen waits to see how the Biden China relationship develops. That story and more on this China Unscripted.