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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

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

Evan Low: Special Coverage-2018 API Policy Summit - Model Majority Podcast

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

Duration:00:05:21

069: #DearJohnKelly, Your English Sucks - Model Majority Podcast

5/12/2018
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Phil Kim and Vedant Patel from the Democratic National Committee joins the podcast to share their story into the campaign world and what plans does the DNC have to activate more Asian-American voters leading up... The post 069: #DearJohnKelly, Your English Sucks appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:58:38

068: Appropriation or Appreciation? - Model Majority Podcast

5/5/2018
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Konrad Ng, Executive Director of Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design, and former director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, kicks off Asian-American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month 2018 with an... The post 068: Appropriation or Appreciation? appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:58:17

067: Lights, Camera, APA Debate! - Model Majority Podcast

4/29/2018
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Tony and Kevin share their impressions, analysis, and hot takes on the first-ever Asian-American focused gubernatorial debate in California’s history. #APAGovDebate Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Support Us... The post 067: Lights, Camera, APA Debate! appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:49:20

066: Trump’s Bin Laden Moment? - Model Majority Podcast

4/21/2018
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Tina Maharath, Ohio State Senate candidate joins the podcast to talk about her tough upbringing as the daughter of Laotian refugees, her single motherhood, and why she’s running for Ohio’s State Senate as a minority... The post 066: Trump’s Bin Laden Moment? appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:45:03

Special Promo: Mobilizing for Equity - Model Majority Podcast

4/19/2018
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Duration:00:01:02

065: Syria, Pootie-Trump, and Janz - Model Majority Podcast

4/15/2018
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Andrew Janz, Fresno County Deputy District Attorney, and candidate for California’s 22nd Congressional District stops by the podcast for an informative, no-nonsense interview with Kevin Xu. Andrew and Kevin talk about Janz’s background and why he... The post 065: Syria, Pootie-Trump, and Janz appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:48:42

064: Robots, Pay Your Taxes! - Model Majority Podcast

4/7/2018
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Andrew Yang, presidential candidate for 2020, joins the podcast to talk about why he is running for president, why he thinks Universal Basic Income can alleviate the plight of automation on our work force, and... The post 064: Robots, Pay Your Taxes! appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:52:35

063: Time to Run is Now! - Model Majority Podcast

3/31/2018
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Ellen Kamei and Lin Yang, Presidents of the Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club (SVAPADC) and the Peninsula Young Democrats (PYD), respectively, join the podcast for a rare, in-person interview to talk about how... The post 063: Time to Run is Now! appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration:00:45:14