One of Mario’s recent LinkedIn posts comparing the reactions to the 2009 H1N1 swine flu outbreak in the US and the coronavirus pandemic in China went viral, hitting some 2 million views.
“Did UK subjects in America get a notice from their kingdom to leave America? No. Did the world suggest we isolate from America? Close the U.S. borders!? No,” Mario asked.
The Italian-American writer and communications adviser who has been living in China for 21 years talks to Shirley Yu and Martina Fuchs about his new book, sinophobia and what can be done against it, what a Joe Biden presidency would change in US-China relations, and why he is abstaining in the US elections in November.