William Tong, attorney general of Connecticut and the first Chinese American attorney general, joins the podcast to share his inspiring story from working in his family’s Chinese restaurant growing up to becoming the attorney general…

Doris Truong, director of training and diversity of the Poynter Institute and former president of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), joins the podcast to talk about how journalism works, her involvement and leadership at…

Jenn Fang, founder of Reappropriate.co, returns to the podcast to co-host this episode, where we did a deep dive on both the politics and the science (and how those two things intertwine) in the current…

Rachana Desai Martin, Chief Operating Officer of the Democratic National Committee and former Director of Voter Protection program of the DNC, joins the podcast to talk about how voter protection works on a campaign, why…

Mehran Khodabandeh, executive director of Elect AAPI PAC founded by former Treasurer of California John Chiang, joins the podcast to talk about leading the new AAPI-focused PAC and his journey and experience working as a…

Simon Tam, founder and bassist of The Slants returns to the podcast to talk about his new memoir, “Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court“. Tony and Kevin also discuss (more)…

Jenn Fang, founder of Reappropriate.co, returns to the podcast to co-host this episode, where she and Kevin discussed what they’ve read and learned from the Mueller report (so far, it’s long!), which presidential candidate got…

Rumana Ahmed, former White House staffer for BOTH the Obama and Trump administrations joins Kevin for an excellent conversation! They talk about her pathway into the West Wing, and pull back the curtains on what…

Moriah Balingit, reporter for the Washington Post who covers national education issues joins the podcast to talk about her latest long piece on Affirmative Action, mixed-race identity, and her advocacy work for more Asian America…

Eileen Guo, an independent print journalist and audio producer, who has published in the New York Times, Wired, New York Magazine, HuffPost, NPR, South China Morning Post with her reporting from Afghanistan, China, Mexico, and…

Jenn Fang, founder of Reappropriate.co, returns to the podcast to co-host this episode, where Tony delivered a karaoke rendition of Cold Play’s “The Scientist” to fulfill our podcast’s karaoke promise, we discussed AG Barr’s incompetent summary…

Kumar Rao, senior staff attorney for racial justice at the Center for Popular Democracy, joins the podcast to share his work in the criminal and racial justice space as a trial attorney and policy advocate,…

Frankie Huang, writer and storyteller whose writing appeared in Foreign Policy, Asian Articulation, Sup China, and many others, join the podcast to talk about her upbringing (which mirrored in many ways to Kevin’s), her various…

Kathleen Burkinshaw, author of “The Last Cherry Blossom“, a historical fiction loosely based on her mother’s first-hand experience surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during the Second World War, shares her incredible personal story from…

Jenn Fang, founder of Reappropriate.co, returns to the podcast to co-host this episode where we discuss the latest news of sex trafficking in Florida in the larger context of human trafficking globally, and how DNA…

Anoop Prasad, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus who specializes in the intersection between immigration and mass incarceration in the criminal system, joins us to share his career in immigration…

Tina Maharath, State Senator of Ohio recounts her campaign journey as a first time candidate going up against her own party’s write-in endorsed candidate and a mountain of negative ads from her Republican opponent to…

Kaohly Her, newly inaugurated member of the Minnesota House of Representatives joins Kevin for an awesome interview! Kaohly shares her personal story of her family immigrating to the US, and how she built a career…

Jenn Fang of https://reappropriate.co guest hosts! Kevin is away on business, so Tony and Jenn react to Trump’s shutdown capitulation, while Jenn shines a light on the Trump administration redefining Domestic Violence. Plus, we get…