We might not expect many academics or major corporations to champion the cause of the Falun Gong anytime soon, as many are seeking some business advantage from China, including more Chinese students who pay full tuition in American universities. However, let’s hope that increasing numbers of Americans, of the principled type mentioned above, will support the Falun Gong in their search for freedom from a degree of persecution that should sadly be called genocide. This genocide is doubly abhorrent as the basic tenets of what the Falun Gong practice, namely truth, forbearance, and compassion, are so laudable and ruefully missing in the governance of China today.
Anders Corr has a bachelor's/master's in political science from Yale University (2001) and a doctorate in government from Harvard University (2008). He is a principal at Corr Analytics Inc., publisher of the Journal of Political Risk, and has conducted extensive research in North America, Europe, and Asia. He authored The Concentration of Power (forthcoming in 2021) and No Trespassing,” and edited “Great Powers, Grand Strategies.