Asian-American Activists Blast Biden’s ‘Pandering’ Anti-Racism Order

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Activists said that President Joe Biden ignored the actual concerns of Asian Americans when he signed a “pandering” executive order against anti-Asian coronavirus rhetoric that failed to mention affirmative action policies that discriminate against Asians.

Biden signed an order to combat “racism, xenophobia, and intolerance against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders” on Tuesday. The order—which requires federal agencies to fight anti-Asian racism and promote “sensitivity” toward the Asian community in their pandemic response—was met with skepticism by some activists. Kenny Xu, an activist and author of an upcoming book, An…

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