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We are a podcast about politics, culture, and life through the eyes of two Asian-American grassroots organizers, Tony Nagatani and Kevin Xu--former blue-collar workers of presidential campaigns (aka Field Organizers), former inside-the-beltway staffers, news junkies, writers, editors, entrepreneurs. Thank you for your consideration!

We are a podcast about politics, culture, and life through the eyes of two Asian-American grassroots organizers, Tony Nagatani and Kevin Xu--former blue-collar workers of presidential campaigns (aka Field Organizers), former inside-the-beltway staffers, news junkies, writers, editors, entrepreneurs. Thank you for your consideration!
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We are a podcast about politics, culture, and life through the eyes of two Asian-American grassroots organizers, Tony Nagatani and Kevin Xu--former blue-collar workers of presidential campaigns (aka Field Organizers), former inside-the-beltway staffers, news junkies, writers, editors, entrepreneurs. Thank you for your consideration!

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English


Episodes

082 CRA: #CrazyRichAsians - Model Majority Podcast

8/15/2018
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Special Pod! Our review of #CrazyRichAsians. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Support Us on PATREON The post 082 CRA: #CrazyRichAsians appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:22:48

082: Tell Our Story…Reappropriate-ly! - Model Majority Podcast

8/12/2018
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Jenn, founder of Reappropriate.co, the longest running blog on Asian-American feminism and race activism, joins the podcast to share her personal story and experience with racism, early days of Asian-American online activism, the genesis of Reappropriate,... The post 082: Tell Our Story…Reappropriate-ly! appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:01:01:03

081: Gender, WMAF, Permission to Complain - Model Majority Podcast

8/5/2018
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Oxford Kondo, co-founder and team member of Plan A Magazine, an Asian-American identity focused online magazine, joins the podcast to talk about his journey into AAPI identity issues the origin of Plan A Magazine, WMAF,... The post 081: Gender, WMAF, Permission to Complain appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:39:05

080: Dear Asians, Be Loud! - Model Majority Podcast

7/29/2018
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Kimberly Yam, Editor at Asian Voices of the Huffington Post joins the podcast to share her journey, from being ashamed of her Asian heritage, to discovering Hideki Matsui and becoming proud of her identity, to... The post 080: Dear Asians, Be Loud! appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:57:09

079: China: Strong Man or Just Water Weight? - Model Majority Podcast

7/21/2018
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Jiayang Fan, correspondent and writer for the New Yorker covering China, U.S. and Asian-America, joins the podcast to talk about her upbringing, her Chinese American dual identity, how to write for the New Yorker, how... The post 079: China: Strong Man or Just Water Weight? appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:57:19

078: (We)Chat about (AAPI) Data - Model Majority Podcast

7/15/2018
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Karthick Ramakrishnan, founder and director of the AAPI Data Project and associate dean of the UC Riverside School of Public Policy, joins the Model MAJORITY Podcast, to talk about the genesis, goal, findings, and future... The post 078: (We)Chat about (AAPI) Data appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:01:17:51

077: A Bittersweet Victory (Part II) - Model Majority Podcast

7/8/2018
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Simon Tam, founder and bassist of the first and only all Asian-American dance rock band, The Slants, re-joins the podcast (previous appearance Episode 26) one year after his Supreme Court victory to update us on... The post 077: A Bittersweet Victory (Part II) appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:01:01:00

076: Are AAPIs unified? - Model Majority Podcast

7/1/2018
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Rohan Kumar joins the podcast to talk about the future of AAPI Democratic politics, running for office, and contends that the AAPI community isn’t as unified as we need it to be. Be sure to follow... The post 076: Are AAPIs unified? appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:23:00

075: Catching up with Dave Min - Model Majority Podcast

6/24/2018
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Dave Min former candidate for CA45 joins Kevin for the interview, and talks about what it’s like to be a first-time candidate running in a district where AAPI voters could swing the general election. With... The post 075: Catching up with Dave Min appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:41:17

074: ‘Standard Strong’ with Badass Personality - Model Majority Podcast

6/17/2018
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Lily Qi, candidate for Maryland State Delegate, joins the podcast to talk about her journey from China’s Cultural Revolution, to studying and working in America, to being the first Asian-American appointed Assistant Chief Administrative Officer... The post 074: ‘Standard Strong’ with Badass Personality appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:01:06:11

073: The O.C. Gets Political - Model Majority Podcast

6/9/2018
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Vivian Yee, national immigration correspondent at the New York Times, talks about how she got into journalism, her coverage of the rising Asian-American presence and influence in Orange County, and how she covers complex human... The post 073: The O.C. Gets Political appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:56:06

072: Diversity is Credibility - Model Majority Podcast

6/3/2018
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Jaweed Kaleem, national race and justice correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, talks about how he got interested in journalism, his methodology and approach to covering race, ethnicity and civil rights in America, and what... The post 072: Diversity is Credibility appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:01:01:32

071: Disturbing Trends in AAPI Jobs Numbers - Model Majority Podcast

5/27/2018
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Harin Contractor, former economics advisor to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, joins the podcast. Kevin and Harin get wonky about some disturbing trends buried in the AAPI jobs numbers. Harin also talks about his work as chair of... The post 071: Disturbing Trends in AAPI Jobs Numbers appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:35:43

070: Podcasters Are Journalists Too - Model Majority Podcast

5/19/2018
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Wrap up coverage of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, plus Tony and Kevin share their opinions and thoughts on the Santa Fe High School shooting, latest development on Net Neutrality, and the Trump-Kim... The post 070: Podcasters Are Journalists Too appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:01:16:38

Thi Bui: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

5/15/2018
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Thi Bui, author and cartoonist, joins Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA, to talk about her story and why she wrote “The Best We Could Do.” Subscribe: Apple... The post Thi Bui: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:06:41

Ke Lam: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

5/15/2018
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Ke Lam, Reentry Coordinator at the Asian Prisoner Support Committee, joins Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA, to share his incredible story from a refugee, to an inmate,... The post Ke Lam: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:11:18

Cat Nou and Jenny Bach: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

5/15/2018
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Cat Nou and Jenny Bach of the California API Legislative Caucus join Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA, to talk about the hard work that went into organizing... The post Cat Nou and Jenny Bach: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:11:14

Richard Pan: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

5/15/2018
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Dr. Richard Pan, California State Senator, joins Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Support Us on... The post Richard Pan: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:07:44

Rob Bonta: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

5/15/2018
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Rob Bonta, CA Assembly Member and Chair of the API Legislative Caucus, joins Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Google... The post Rob Bonta: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:02:32

Amanda Nguyen: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

5/15/2018
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Amanda Nguyen, Founder and CEO of Rise, joins Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Support Us... The post Amanda Nguyen: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:03:23