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 model minority stereotype, colorism in the Filipino community, and she does her best to educate Kevin about the wonders of Read more about 047: Myth of the Model Minority[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 012: Who’s Good Enough for a H1-B Visa? Should a White Guy Pretend to be Japanese to Get Ahead?

Who’s Good Enough for a H1-B Visa? Should a White Guy Pretend to be Japanese to Get Ahead? These are the burning questions that we will hot take on this week. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity and better listening experience. We recorded this podcast over Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 012: Who’s Good Enough for a H1-B Visa? Should a White Guy Pretend to be Japanese to Get Ahead?[…]

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, and DHS ICE officials rounding up Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode Read more about 043: Bullying the Quiet Asians[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 010: Electoral Victories (Finally), Trump Still Asia-ing

Democratic (and AAPI) candidates win big in the 2017 off-year elections in VA and NJ, while Trump continues to sojourn in Asia, puffing his chest at North Korea and getting flattered by Chinese leaders. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity and better listening experience. We recorded this Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 010: Electoral Victories (Finally), Trump Still Asia-ing[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 007: Derrick Watson v Muslim Ban, Bi-Partisan Healthcare, AAPI Voting Preference

Judge Watson shuts down Muslim Ban, latest bipartisan effort to save healthcare, and AAPI’s NON-Monolithic voting preferences–these are the topics of this week’s midweek hottakes. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity and better listening experience. We recorded this podcast over Skype, using Pamela Skype Audio Recorder, Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 007: Derrick Watson v Muslim Ban, Bi-Partisan Healthcare, AAPI Voting Preference[…]

039: Where am I? 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. We also share our take on the latest healthcare sabotage by the Trump administration Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content Read more about 039: Where am I? Where are the AAPIs?[…]

036: Mixing Vanilla Ice Cream with Horse Manure

Ken Fong, former pastor at Evergreen Baptist Church of LA and host of the “Asian America: the Ken Fong podcast”, joins our podcast to talk about religion, politics, progressive Christians, LGBTQ inclusion, and race relations in America. We also bring the latest status on Graham-Cassidy HJ and banter about Trump’s latest fight against Black athletes. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Read more about 036: Mixing Vanilla Ice Cream with Horse Manure[…]