Viet Thanh Nguyen interviewed by Amy Goodman
Vietnamese and Asian Americans in this country, we are here because of wars that the United States fought in Asia. This is a country of high ideals, of democracy and pluralism; on the other hand, it’s rooted in warfare and conquest...
Many social scientific analyses of the global political economy...are race neutral or willfully indifferent to the persistent racial pattern of global inequalities. If they do address... colonialism, they ignore embedded racial logics of oppression.
Warrior explores America’s racial history and its intersection with the immigrant experience—it shows how, in a nation of immigrants, nonwhite people are seldom considered “American” by their white peers.
Despite the discrimination and stigma we often face, we are committed to strengthening and unifying the country we call home. No matter whether you’re black, white, or brown, we all bleed the same red blood.