Skip to comments.Confucius Institutes: Chinese Cultural Exchange, or Trojan Horses for Penetration of US Colleges?
Posted on 07/11/2018 7:00:19 AM PDT by fredericbastiat1
For this weeks Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten podcast, my guest was Rachelle Peterson, director of research projects at the invaluable National Association of Scholars, and author of the groundbreaking report "Outsourced to China: Confucius Institutes and Soft Power in American Higher Education."
Petersons investigation into these Chinese Communist Party-backed purported cultural exchange and language studies centers on U.S. college campuses which she demonstrated were actually used to propagandize and penetrate our schools preceded the recent disclosure of an FBI investigation into Confucius Institutes and a legislative effort to probe and counter their malign activities.
Given Chinas increasingly bellicose stance towards the West, and its flexing of its soft power muscles, I had Peterson on to discuss this highly illustrative microcosm of Chinas efforts, including:
You can find the episode on iTunes, everywhere else podcasts are found or download the episode directly here.
Im a hugh proponent of protection.
The Aga Khan showed decades ago how to buy influence at US universities. Next to politicians, there’s nothing like universities whoring for money.
So... what? They’re going to infiltrate college campuses and try to make them more communist?
There have been foreign-funded organizations on college campuses for decades. They can join the crowd if they want, compete with the drug cartels and Hamas.
Confucius Institutes: Chinese Cultural Exchange, or Trojan Horses for Penetration of US Colleges?
If the Chinese send their people to our colleges it is they that will be corrupted.
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