Andrew Yang is the first Asian American man to run for the Democratic presidential nomination, and apparently he knows a lot of doctors. When Yang isn't using Asian stereotypes, he really doesn’t talk about race at all. There’s an unsettling quality about watching an Asian American candidate further the erasure of his community within the political landscape. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
What is the Green New Deal? And which presidential candidate has the best plan for climate change? On today’s episode we discuss the impact of the Green New Deal and why it’s about much more than just the environment.
Some topics are hard to discuss: racism, sexual violence, immigration reform, slavery, gun control. Rarely do we realize that the accepted narratives come from our oppressors, who wield the power and money to have their POV dominate our thoughts. But not here.