鍾翔宇 Xiangyu ☭

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This is a term paper I wrote for a computer science class I took at a community college over the summer of 2020. We were free to pick any topic related to computer science, provided that it was approved by the professor. I do admit, halfway through writing the paper, I began getting lazy and drastically reduced the effort I put into my research, interested only in getting an A for the semester. If this degradation in quality bothers you, I apologize, but I nonetheless hope to introduce more people to the ideas explored in this research. …


Today marks the 67th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which ended the fighting of the Korean War, and I thought I would share a letter from my aunt (my paternal grandfather’s older brother’s daughter) to my uncle (my dad’s older brother). My grandfather and my great uncle (my grandfather’s older brother) were originally from China’s Shandong province. They went to China’s northeast as migrant workers when it was under Japanese occupation, and eventually found themselves in Japanese-occupied Korea. They both lived in Huichon, Chagang Province until my grandfather decided to move to Seoul. Little did my…


This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 issue of Peace, Land, and Bread. The original web article can be read here.

Like many communists born to immigrant families in the United States, my political development has been an extension of connecting with my cultural roots. Though I was born and raised in the United States, I spent many childhood summers in Tainan, my mother’s hometown in southern Taiwan, which undoubtedly strengthened my bond with my heritage. My father is a Hwagyo — a member of the Chinese diaspora in Korea — and although he was born and raised…

鍾翔宇 Xiangyu ☭

Xiangyu is a Marxist-Leninst Chinese hip hop artist based in Taiwan. Anti-imperialism, class struggle, and liberation are common themes in his music.

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