Tag Archives | Asian-American

  • Assimilation and Empire

    Assimilation and empire

    During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an exponential increase in violence against Asian Americans: in New York alone, it’s been reported that violence rose by 1900%, fueled by anti-Asian sentiment.

  • Then-Vice President Joe Biden visits U.S. troops occupying Korea in 2013. Credit: U.S. Army/Sgt. Brian Gibbon

    Why are hate crimes against Asian Americans on the rise?

    Largely missing from this ongoing discussion is the role of the police and the capitalist state. The media has done an excellent job at depicting these violent acts as interpersonal and individual attacks.