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The reason why [ upwardly mobile Asian American ] people express those things is because... they feel like they're not being treated as if they were White, and they want to feel some form of solidarity with other groups who might be feeling this way, but the issue is that when you express such shallow, privileged politics and concerns, it's very difficult to build those pathways to solidarity.

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Jay Caspian Kang

Jay Caspian Kang

Jay Caspian Kang is an American writer and editor. He is a writer-at-large at the New York Times Magazine. Previously he was an editor of Grantland, then of the science and technology blog Elements at The New Yorker. He was also formerly a correspondent on Vice News Tonight. His debut novel The Dead Do Not Improve was released by the Hogarth/Random House in the summer of 2012.

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