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Ten Tips on Talking about China, Chinese People and COVID-19

Alex T. Tom Organizing Upgrade
A quick read for organizers on how to talk about China, Chinese people and COVID19. The rise of xenophobia and the onslaught of China bashing is just another right wing political and narrative strategy to deflect responsibility of COVID-19 by Trump.

Tidbits - Apr. 9, 2020 - Reader Comments: Right to Vote or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, New York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Resources, more...

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Reader Comments: The Right to Vote...or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Immigration; Resources; and more....

Tidbits - Apr. 2, 2020 - Reader Comments: No One Asked How We Can Afford It; COVID-19; GE Workers Walk-Demand to Make Ventilators Not War Weapons; Asian Americans Attacked; A Different Response - Vietnam, Cuba; Rent Moratorium; Rev Joseph Lowery

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Reader Comments: No One Asked How We Can Afford It; COVID-19; GE Workers Walk - Demand to Make Ventilators Not War Weapons; Asian Americans Attacked; A Different Response - Vietnam and Cuba; Rent Moratorium; Remembering Rev Joseph Lowery

Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

Sabrina Tavernise and Richard A. Oppel Jr. The New York Times
As bigots blame them for the coronavirus and President Trump labels it the "Chinese virus," many Chinese-Americans say they are terrified of what could come next. For American-born Asians, there is a sudden sense of being watched that is unsettling

Friday Nite Videos | January 31, 2020

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The Times They Are a-Changin' | Bernie Sanders. Trump Forwards His Xenophobic Agenda. The Lost Neighborhood Under New York's Central Park. The First Rainbow Coalition | Trailer. Reflecting on Kobe Bryant.

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Trump Forwards His Xenophobic Agenda

President Trump plans to expand his infamous travel ban with the intention of cracking down on so-called “birth tourism.”

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Fascism in Multiple Translations

Yuliya Komska Boston Review
Far-rightists glorify one nation united under one language, yet are adept at using translation to spread their politics. E-commerce behemoths like Amazon allow fascism in translation the reach and veneer of a successful global business venture.
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