Skip to the main content

'Coughing while Asian': living in fear as racism feeds off coronavirus panic

Racist incidents are increasing while Trump promotes racism by calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus.’

“It’s not really hatred that is the most operative in motion regarding [dangerous speech], it’s fear. Fear is what makes people turn violently against another group of people more than hatred,” says BKC's Susan Benesch. “The level of fear is so great around this epidemic.”

Read more in The Guardian

You might also like