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Seasonal work on Australia’s farms: ‘No one wants to do this sort of work’

The Observer 11 Apr 2021
After a few hours there is a hive of activity, chatter in a flurry of languages, and sweat ... This is the life of a grape picker in Margaret River, Western Australia ... A high volume of South Americans meant Spanish was the main language (and reggaeton the main sound from Bluetooth speakers) but there was European, African and Asian influence as well ... .
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Walking back to happiness: how the Pennine Way helped me put racist abuse behind me

The Observer 11 Apr 2021
I was in high spirits ... It stopped in Newton-le-Willows before pulling into Manchester Victoria station ... Photograph ... Natural England recently published the staggering statistic that only 1% of visitors to national parks are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. I ponder the term “woman of colour” and think about how language can imprison ... .
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Greenwood Village Residents, Asian American Community Outraged At Satirical Article Published In ‘the Village’

CBS Sports 10 Apr 2021
A post by Asian Avenue magazine increased awareness about the article, including among Eby’s friends ... “The racist and xenophobic language used in this article is harmful to the Asian American community and it is offensive to all of us,” incoming Superintendent Christopher Smith said in that statement sent to parents.
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Greenwood Village Residents, Asian American Community Outraged At Satirical Article Published In ‘The Villager’

CBS News 10 Apr 2021
A post by Asian Avenue magazine increased awareness about the article, including among Eby’s friends ... “The racist and xenophobic language used in this article is harmful to the Asian American community and it is offensive to all of us,” incoming Superintendent Christopher Smith said in that statement sent to parents.
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Maryland governor forms working group to curb anti-Asian violence

Press TV 10 Apr 2021
Hur, comes after a shooting in March killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in at Atlanta-area spas ... Violent attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US have seen an alarming surge in recent years, mainly attributed to former US president Donald Trump for employing racist language against them.
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Crossing Cultures: How K-Pop and Korean Drama Took Egypt By Storm

Egyptian Streets 10 Apr 2021
Many will remember that South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s film Parasite became the first non-English language film to win best picture at the Oscars in 2019 ... Georgia mentions that many of her K-Pop obsessed Egyptian friends choose East Asian studies at University, and often learn other languages from the region, such as Chinese.
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Asian community, school leaders demand Greenwood Village newspaper apologize for “racist and xenophobic” April Fools article

Lamar Ledger 10 Apr 2021
Chris Smith, the incoming Cherry Creek Schools superintendent, was one of those quoted, and in a statement sent to district families on Thursday night wrote, “The racist and xenophobic language used in this article is harmful to the Asian American community and it is offensive to all of us.
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Newsletter: Essential Arts: Pandemic curtain begins to rise on the performing arts

The Los Angeles Times 10 Apr 2021
... water down their stories, language and entire selves to be palatable for white artistic directors, collaborators and audiences.” The name of Asian American actor Jully Lee, center, was publicly mispronounced — a topic Kelly Marie Tran and Hasan Minhaj have previously addressed.
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Nassau drawing up plans to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans and others

Newsday 09 Apr 2021
Nassau County is creating a plan to help prevent anti-Asian and other hate crimes in an effort to address cultural and language needs in vulnerable communities, police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and county legislators said Thursday ... made to Asian American residents.
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Olympic athlete Sakura Kokumai targeted in anti-Asian rant in Orange County

The Los Angeles Times 09 Apr 2021
“Since the start of the pandemic, inflammatory, racist language used by our elected officials and amplified on social media has led to an increase in crimes directed against Asian, Black, Latino, Indigenous, Middle Eastern and other people,” Orange County supervisor Andrew Do said in a statement about the resolutions.
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Goshay column: Lee Wong doesn't have to prove his patriotism

The Sault News 09 Apr 2021
at 18, he was beaten up and harassed in Chicago for being Asian, deciding then that he would never again allow himself to be mistreated. In recent weeks, Asian Americans and Asian immigrants have been targeted and blamed for the pandemic by people who have appointed themselves the arbiters of deciding who belongs here and who doesn't.
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Global Language Services Market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Marshall News Messenger 09 Apr 2021
The language services market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period (2021 - 2026) ... Atlas Language Services Inc.Globe language Services Inc.Lionbridge Technologies Inc.RWS Holdings PlcSDL PlcSemantix ABSumma Linguae TechnologiesTeleperformance SETransPerfect Global Inc.Welocalize Inc ... 6.1.1 Atlas Language Services Inc.
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Trump’s racist rhetoric ‘key factor’ in rise of anti-Asian hate crimes in US: Analyst

Press TV 09 Apr 2021
Violent attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US have seen an alarming surge in recent years, mainly attributed to the former US president for employing racist language against them. Last week, in yet another hate crime against Asian-Americans, an elderly woman was stabbed to death in Riverside, California, police said.
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How the Pressure of the Model Minority Myth Restricts Our Imagination—and Our Freedom

Time Magazine 09 Apr 2021
Since the start of the pandemic, anti-Asian violence has mounted, yet it did not rise to the status of national emergency until a white terrorist killed six working class Asian women ... Today, we have slightly more language, such as the “achievement paradox,” which refers to falling short of expectations held by both Asians and non-Asians.
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White supremacist who targeted Jess Phillips sentenced to two years in prison

The Observer 09 Apr 2021
His messages also contained extreme racist language, aimed predominantly towards those from an Asian or Muslim background.
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