Armed revolution certainly has its limitations and sequelae, but non-violence is a "choice", not an "obligation" to the colonists; at the same time, when we see violence, we must also fairly see many non-violent peaceful protests It is blooming all over the United States. We are all on the 'seismic belt' of racism With the spread of COVID-19 in Western countries, there are rumors of anti-Chinese and discrimination against Asians everywhere. In New York, there are repeated cases of Asians being abused and spat on. In London, there are even Asians being punched and kicked just because he is yellow. The rise of xenophobia in
Western society whatsapp database and the rampant hate crimes seem to have shattered the pre-epidemic illusion of "racial harmony". Racists can cry out: "Go back to your country", and those in power can redefine "citizenship". as a bargaining chip for xenophobia. Since March, Trump has claimed through the media that COVID-19 is a "Chinese Virus", immediately provoking a new wave of racial discrimination against Asians. The author believes that although the rhetoric of the "Chinese virus" is in the context of Taiwan, it can be an effective way to highlight the importance of the "Taiwan Model" and how Taiwan survives in the international community.
But this rhetoric must still be put back into the framework of the international "new cold war". The words spoken by a white president have an impact on the Asian-Americans in society. Even if we are not Chinese, all Asians Faces, such as Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, etc., will be buried in this set of rhetoric, because as a colonial "other", all yellow-skinned and oriental faces are in the eyes of white people. It is a single flat imagination. What's more, this sentence not only shakes China's limited hegemony, but also deepens the prejudice and discrimination of white people against the yellow race; it cannot check and balance the CCP's tyrannical regime, but it exposes the real life of Asians to fear and danger.