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 the land!). We also talk more about enrollment, particularly Tony’s experience finding a new plan. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The Read more about 044: Super Nerdy Healthcare Talk[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 011: Tax “Reform” Tries to Gut Healthcare, All-Asian TV Drama on NBC (hopefully)

Tax “reform” turns its ugly head towards healthcare and NBC might be doing an All-Asian drama soon (fingers-crossed), those are the hot take items on this midweek’s mini-pod. 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 Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 011: Tax “Reform” Tries to Gut Healthcare, All-Asian TV Drama on NBC (hopefully)[…]

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 on Trump’s long Asia trip. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity Read more about 042: Loneliness Kills, Love Heals[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 009: Terror Attack in NYC, Racist Mailer in NJ, Steve Aoki Kneeling with Kap

Uzbeki man attacks pedestrians in NYC, blatantly anti-Asian mailers are sent around for Edison, NJ’s school board election, and Steve Aoki kneels with Colin Kaepernick to highlight Japanese American civil liberties struggle. That’s what’s hot this week. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity and better listening Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 009: Terror Attack in NYC, Racist Mailer in NJ, Steve Aoki Kneeling with Kap[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 008: John Cho’s BUTT, Jeff Flake “Flaking”

John Cho shows his butt on the big screen while Jeff Flake shows himself out of the Senate chamber door–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 Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 008: John Cho’s BUTT, Jeff Flake “Flaking”[…]

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 Lu’s essay on why ignoring Asian-Americans in the public discourse is bad for America. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The Read more about 040: Heirs to Jefferson, Madison, MLK Jr[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 006: “Tax ‘Reform’, Pence v. 49ers, Jeremy Lin’s Dreads”

Tax ‘Reform’, Pence v. 49ers, Jeremy Lin’s Dreads–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, and edited this podcast using Adobe Audition. Painstaking effort Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 006: “Tax ‘Reform’, Pence v. 49ers, Jeremy Lin’s Dreads”[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 005: “Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Tule Lake”

During this Midweek episode, we share our thoughts on the tragic and horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas and saving Tule Lake from a fence building proposal that would desecrate the site from proper memorializing of the Japanese internment camp history. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 005: “Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Tule Lake”[…]

Midweek #Hottakes 004: “[FAIL] Graham-Cassidy, North Korea Provocation, Ohio Voter Purge”

This is the hottest and takiest #hottakes yet with discussions on: Graham-Cassidy Failure, “war declaration” with DPRK, and SCOTUS case of Ohio voter purge which affected Asian-American and Pacific Islanders voters. 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 004: “[FAIL] Graham-Cassidy, North Korea Provocation, Ohio Voter Purge”[…]