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Turning a blind eye to discrimination in China

The moral landscape of America's self-understanding is often reduced to a few easily recognizable landmarks: slavery and abolition, Jim Crow and the civil rights movement, World War II and the Holocaust. Every dictator we confront gets compared to Hitler, and nearly every domestic controversy gets squeezed into a familiar historical mold. (The Trump administration's child-separation fiasco at the boarder may have been terrible, but it wasn't

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