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Racist tropes about COVID-19 echo the long history of anti-Asian stereotyping

The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. For the past week, as criticism of Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis has intensified, Trump has deliberately emphasized calling the disease the “Chinese Virus.” Trump’s strategy deliberately racializes the disease, and singles out and scapegoats Chinese people. The tactic stokes fear and hatred […]