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052: To(o) Racist or Not To(o) Racist

Christina Kuo, Senior Strategist at Grassroots Solutions and former State and Local Campaign Managers for U.S. Green Building Council, joins us to share her vast experience in managing issue advocacy campaigns and how they differ... Read More
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051: Not Enough “We”, Too Much “Me”

John Chiang, California’s State Treasurer and candidate for governors, joins the podcast to share his personal story growing up amidst racism, his record in public service, and his plan for California if elected governor. We... Read More
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050: Does AAPI Still Make Sense?

Wrapping up 2017, we revisit the question “Does AAPI Still Make Sense?” and reflect on our learnings and lessons after a year of podcasting about Asian-American issues and current affairs in 2017. Subscribe: Apple Podcast... Read More
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049: We Wish You A Muslim Christmas

Tazila “Taz” Ahmed, activist, storyteller, and co-host of the Good Muslim Bad Muslim podcast joins us this week for a special #CrossPodLination episode, where we talked about her work as an activist for the Asian-American... Read More
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048: Rockstar Refugee Immigrant Children

Tina Tchen, former Assistant to President Obama and Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama, shares her thought on sexual harassment in the work place, growing up in the Midwest, and favorite holiday food at the... Read More
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047: Myth of the Model Minority

Anna Sterling, reporter and video journalist for NBC News, Vice, PRI, Los Angeles Times, HuffPost, and Fusion joins the podcast to talk about her upbringing and family in the San Francisco Bay Area, the myth of the... Read More
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046: Let Them Eat ‘Pai’

Shin Inouye, former White House Director of Specialty Media, shares his growing up story in Japan, work at the White House, and current mission to help bring more equality and civil rights to people at... Read More
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045: Are We Perpetual Outsiders?

Michael Luo, editor of the NewYorker.com, joins the podcast to share his story and thoughts, including his career as a journalist at the New York Times, the otherization of Asian-Americans, why Jeremy Lin means different... Read More
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044: Super Nerdy Healthcare Talk

Andrew Hu, Director of Public Policy and Government Relations at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, shares his take on what we should know and do going forward with healthcare (tl;dr Obamacare is still the law of... Read More
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043: Bullying the Quiet Asians

Crystal Strait, CEO of Planned Parenthood California, talks about her career in California electoral politics, being a super delegate, her love for Hello Kitty, and much much more. We continue our commentary on Trump’s long Asia trip,... Read More
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042: Loneliness Kills, Love Heals

Dr. Vivek Murthy, former Surgeon General of the United States, talks about his tenure in public service, health technology, loneliness as a health epidemic, and an awesome Indian-Chinese restaurant suggestion. We also share our take... Read More
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041: Get Your “Chinito” Straight

Gautam Raghavan, former White House AAPI and LGBTQ liaison and current advisor to the Biden Foundation, joins the podcast to talk about his coming out story, career in public service, raising money from the AAPI... Read More
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040: Heirs to Jefferson, Madison, MLK Jr

Anil Kalhan, law professor of Drexel University, shares his knowledge and thoughts on DACA, immigration broadly, and other legal issues. We also share our take on Obama and Bush speaking publicly against Trumpism, and Chris... Read More
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039: Where are the AAPIs?

Bel Leong-Hong, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair and retired career public servant for 30 years shares her story in government and political activism, where we nerd out about inner workings and reforms of the Democratic Party.... Read More
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038: The Born Identity (with Matt Stevens)

Matt Stevens, breaking news reporter at the New York Times and South Korean adoptee, talks about how to break news, how he got in touch with his Korean heritage, and where to satisfy his taco... Read More
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