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My response to Andrew Sullivan’s New York Magazine model minority myth commentary, published on Verso blog.
https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3172-the-unexceptional-racism-of-andrew-sullivan
 

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“Coalition Karma: On Vijay Prashad’s Uncle Swami”

November 3, 2013 – 6:14 pm | Comments Off

This last goal of Prashad’s, to inspire coalition “from below” between Blacks and Asian Americans, is a common theme of the historian’s work and has helped make him a popular figure among progressives both in and outside of academia. Yet what, exactly, are the terms of solidarity Prashad advances in Uncle Swami and how does a particular reading of third world coalition, as well as of United States racial history, scaffold his call to arms?