My Take by Alex Lo
Albert Einstein’s racism is all relative
Einstein has been labelled a racist after “offensive” views of Chinese were found in his newly published private diaries. But if we use the standards of contemporary political correctness, very few people in the past would not be considered racist
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.