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The Model Minority: A Convenient Source of Racial Wedges

In the 19th century, the US saw an influx of Chinese workers. These migrant workers were a resourceful and cheap way of labour, which was exactly what was needed for the building of the infamous transcontinental railroad, allowing the American economy to rapidly boom into the walls of its gilded age. Despite their great roleContinue reading “The Model Minority: A Convenient Source of Racial Wedges”

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