Year of the Bull?

Global bullying of the Asian diaspora as repercussions to the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Leah Hollis
Keywords: bullying, Covid-19, racism, xenophobia


The Covid-19 global has exposed another pandemic, that of racism. As a result, Chinese citizens throughout the global community have faced bullying and malice. Bullying is a global problem; in this case the international community has concentrated its collective anxiety about Covid-19, which originated in Wuhan, China, to discriminate against those of Chinese descent. Therefore, this short essay reflects on some historical and psychological underpinning which inform the cruelty and blame ascribed to many Chinese people during this unprecedented public health emergency.