Why Are We Seeing So Much Asian Hate?

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In the past year, we’ve seen a dramatic surge in anti-Asian rhetoric and hate crimes against people of Asian heritage. Where is this coming from? The corporate media would have us believe it’s a personal problem stemming from individual bigotry, but the actual source is much more structural. In this episode we’ll explore the history of anti-Asian sentiment in the US and look at the most significant cause of this rash of new Asian hate.

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Citations and further reading:

Covid stats:
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Rock Springs Massacre:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Springs_massacre

Seattle Expulsions:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle_riot_of_1886

State Dept statement on China being “not caucasian”
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/26/world/asia/united-states-china-conflict.html

Military action causing displacement of millions
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/09/conflicts-us-war-on-terror-displaced-37-million-people-report

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