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…

Do Nguyen Mai, author/poet/researcher joins the podcast to discuss her research into Asian-American political candidates in the 2018 midterm election, her upcoming book “Battlefield Blooming”, and how she talks to her Republican parents about politics….

Stephanie Cho, Executive Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta joins the Model Majority conversation to share her story growing up as a Korean adoptee, coming out as queer, life-long devotion to activism, current…

Jenn Fang of Reappropriate *co-hosts* this special episode 100, joining Tony and Kevin to discuss a wide-ranging set of hard questions: – Intersectionality between AAPI support for equal pay and mainstream feminism – Scaling multilingual…

Sunkyu (Paul) Bin, star soccer player at the University of Maryland, shares his experience as an Asian athlete at an American college, becoming aware of the Asian-American identity, and his journey through depression. Tony and…

Frank Shyong, reporter at the LA Times joins the podcast to share his upbringing from Michigan and Tennessee to LA, reporting on food and Asian-American culture, and his take on how “Crazy Rich Asians” brought…

Hua Hsu, associate professor at Vassar College and writer at the New Yorker, talks to Kevin about the genesis of his writing career, to the unique aspects of writing for the New Yorker, to his…

Chang Chiu, co-founder of Chinese American Progressive Action, joins this podcast this week to talk about his story growing up in Texas to progressive politics. They talk about Chang’s unconventional entrance into the realm of…