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…

Tony and Kevin share some stories and pro-tips for all the field organizers and volunteers who will be doing Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV) for the 2018 Midterm Elections. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Google…

Janelle Wong, professor of American Studies at University of Maryland, author and senior research at AAPIdata.com, joins the podcast to share her person story, perspective on the ongoing debate on affirmative action within and outside of…

Model Majority Podcast visits the University of Rochester to speak to students at an event hosted by the Asian American Alliance, where Kevin Xu and Punya Krishnappa discuss political activism, civic engagement, and AAPI identity…

Cayden Mak, Executive Director of 18 Million Rising, joins the podcast to talk about his story growing up as a Midwest Asian, his first act of activism in high school, and now devoting his life…

Dr. Howard Koh, former Assistant Secretary of Health at HHS and professor at Harvard, joins the pod to talk about his personal story from being a physician to a health policy maker to a professor,…

Kevin and Tony dedicate this episode to talk about the monumental Senate testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh on Kavanaugh’s sexual assault of Dr. Ford. We also take a moment of levity…

Tonia Bui, founder of Politics Within Politics (see detailed biography below), joins the podcast for its lucky 88th episode to talk about her extensive experience working on local and state-level campaigns, why local political engagement…

Piper Perabo, Golden Globe nominated actress and political activist joins the podcast to talk about why she’s become politically active, why she’s opposed to Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, and the many things everyone can do to…

Chris Lu, former Deputy Labor Secretary, White House Cabinet Secretary, and current Senior Fellow at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia returns to the podcast to do a wide-ranging interview to shed light…

Dr. Tung Nguyen, of the Asian American Research Center on Health, joins Kevin for the interview. They talk about Dr. Nguyen’s work in the Obama Administration, as well as his upbringing as a Vietnamese immigrant from…