Robert Delaney
Robert Delaney
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

On Balance by Robert Delaney

Marvel’s Asian superheroes reflect a changing America

  • The film Shang-Chi, starring Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Tony Leung, showcases how Asian filmmakers and actors are moving ever further away from racist stereotypes
  • The cultural diversity now visible on screen is the result of larger demographic trends that the US far right cannot hold back even if it tried

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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.