The myth that Chinese people are constantly on a quest to devour your beloved pets is a pernicious example of anti-Asian racism that just won’t die.
The world is turning its back on Syrian refugees. In Britain, a scant 200 children have been admitted after the closure of the infamous Calais Jungle. Britain can do better, argues Philippa Willits.
Louise Hung delves into the endless racial microaggressions endured by Asian-Americans, and her fears for the consequences of the upcoming election.
Being shouted at and called a ‘scrounger’ is a routine occurrence for disabled people in Britain, and it’s time for nondisabled people to do something about it.
Charley Pattison, the Green Party spokesperson for Justice, talks to Global Comment about Theresa May’s promise to scrap the Human Rights Act and what it means for Britain.
A televised ‘obesity autopsy’ in Britain is attracting comment and concern from the fat community, which fears that it will contribute to fat stigma.
As a Chinese-American, I was never American enough. As a resident in Hong Kong, I’m the living embodiment of the expat ideal.
Media coverage of Prince’s death lingers over the fact that he was taking opioid medications, but there’s no surprise there. They were being used to manage his chronic pain, and using his as a figurehead for the “opioid epidemic” hurts addicts and patients alike.
Britain’s disabled people have faced years of austerity and a steady stripping away of social supports. The European Union has provided them with means for fighting back, which could make a Brexit devastating for them. Here’s why writer Philippa Willits will be voting to stay in.
Simultaneously we condemn and condone the frailty of youth, the barbaric poolside hedonism that spits in the face of all that’s proper and decent.