Republicans, and even some “Democrats” like Bill Maher, believe that we should be able to call Coronavirus the “China Virus” and that doing so won’t hurt anybody. At the same time, attacks against Asian Americans have topped 100 PER DAY, showing just how intolerant and ignorant Americans can be when something goes wrong. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains why this is happening.


Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced