Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
Model Majority Podcast-logo

Model Majority Podcast

Media & Entertainment Podcasts >

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!
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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!

Language:

English


Episodes

052: To(o) Racist or Not To(o) Racist - Model Majority Podcast

1/14/2018
More
Christina Kuo, Senior Strategist at Grassroots Solutions and former State and Local Campaign Managers for U.S. Green Building Council, joins us to share her vast experience in managing issue advocacy campaigns and how they differ... The post 052: To(o) Racist or Not To(o) Racist appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration: 00:53:06


051: Not Enough “We”, Too Much “Me” - Model Majority Podcast

1/6/2018
More
John Chiang, California’ State Treasurer and candidate for governors, joins the podcast to share his personal story growing up amidst racism, his record in public service, and his plan for California if elected governor. We... The post 051: Not Enough “We”, Too Much “Me” appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration: 00:58:28


050: Does AAPI Still Make Sense? - Model Majority Podcast

12/30/2017
More
Wrapping up 2017, we revisit the question “Does AAPI Still Make Sense?” and reflect on our learnings and lessons after a year of podcasting about Asian-American issues and current affairs in 2017. Subscribe: Apple Podcast... The post 050: Does AAPI Still Make Sense? appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration: 00:32:58


049: We Wish You A Muslim Christmas - Model Majority Podcast

12/23/2017
More
Tazila “Taz” Ahmed, activist, storyteller, and co-host of the Good Muslim Bad Muslim podcast joins us this week for a special #CrossPodLination episode, where we talked about her work as an activist for the Asian-American... The post 049: We Wish You A Muslim Christmas appeared first on Model Majority Podcast.

Duration: 00:43:45


048: Rockstar Refugee Immigrant Children

12/16/2017
More
Tina Tchen, former Assistant to President Obama and Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama, shares her thought on sexual harassment in the work place, growing up in the Midwest, and favorite holiday food at the White House. We also give our takes on the impending death of Net Neutrality and celebrate Kelly Marie Tran’s breakdown Read more about 048: Rockstar Refugee Immigrant Children[…] The post 048: Rockstar Refugee Immigrant Children appeared first on .

Duration: 00:48:57


Midweek #Hottakes 013: Roy Moore Effect, Mayor Ed Lee’s Passing, DDK 4 Superman

12/13/2017
More
Roy Moore effect lasts into 2018. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passing too soon. May Daniel Dae Kim be the first Asian superhero on the big screen. These are the burning questions that we will hot take on this week. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode has been edited for clarity Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 013: Roy Moore Effect, Mayor Ed Lee’s Passing, DDK 4 Superman[…] The post Midweek #Hottakes 013: Roy Moore...

Duration: 00:17:57


047: Myth of the Model Minority

12/9/2017
More
Anna Sterling, reporter and video journalist for NBC News, Vice, PRI, Los Angeles Times, HuffPost, and Fusion joins the podcast to talk about her upbringing and family in the San Francisco Bay Area, the myth of the model minority stereotype, colorism in the Filipino community, and she does her best to educate Kevin about the wonders of Read more about 047: Myth of the Model Minority[…] The post 047: Myth of the Model Minority appeared first on .

Duration: 01:11:18


046: Let Them Eat ‘Pai’

12/2/2017
More
Shin Inouye, former White House Director of Specialty Media, shares his growing up story in Japan, work at the White House, and current mission to help bring more equality and civil rights to people at the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. We also get plenty off of our chests with thoughts on Michael Read more about 046: Let Them Eat ‘Pai’[…] The post 046: Let Them Eat ‘Pai’ appeared first on .

Duration: 00:57:30


Midweek #Hottakes 012: Who’s Good Enough for a H1-B Visa? Should a White Guy Pretend to be Japanese to Get Ahead?

11/29/2017
More
Who’s Good Enough for a H1-B Visa? Should a White Guy Pretend to be Japanese to Get Ahead? These are the burning questions that we will hot take on this week. 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 012: Who’s Good Enough for a H1-B Visa? Should a White Guy Pretend to be Japanese to Get...

Duration: 00:28:22


045: Are We Perpetual Outsiders?

11/25/2017
More
Michael Luo, editor of the NewYorker.com, joins the podcast to share his story and thoughts, including his career as a journalist at the New York Times, the otherization of Asian-Americans, why Jeremy Lin means different things than Yao Ming, and leading the digital transition of the New Yorker. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Read more about 045: Are We Perpetual Outsiders?[…] The post 045: Are We Perpetual Outsiders? appeared first on .

Duration: 00:48:32


044: Super Nerdy Healthcare Talk

11/18/2017
More
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[…] The post 044: Super Nerdy...

Duration: 00:53:38


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

11/15/2017
More
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...

Duration: 00:24:17


043: Bullying the Quiet Asians

11/11/2017
More
Crystal Strait, CEO of Planned Parenthood California, talks about her career in California electoral politics, being a super delegate, her love for Hello Kitty, and much much more. We continue our commentary on Trump’s long Asia trip, and DHS ICE officials rounding up Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants. Subscribe: Apple Podcast | Stitcher | Google Play | TuneIn Editorial Disclaimer: The content of this episode Read more about 043: Bullying the Quiet Asians[…] The post 043: Bullying the...

Duration: 01:08:32


Midweek #Hottakes 010: Electoral Victories (Finally), Trump Still Asia-ing

11/8/2017
More
Democratic (and AAPI) candidates win big in the 2017 off-year elections in VA and NJ, while Trump continues to sojourn in Asia, puffing his chest at North Korea and getting flattered by Chinese leaders. 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 Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 010: Electoral Victories (Finally), Trump Still Asia-ing[…] The post...

Duration: 00:24:05


042: Loneliness Kills, Love Heals

11/4/2017
More
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[…] The post 042: Loneliness Kills, Love Heals...

Duration: 01:23:22


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

11/2/2017
More
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,...

Duration: 00:23:25


041: Get Your “Chinito” Straight

10/28/2017
More
Gautam Raghavan, former White House AAPI and LGBTQ liaison and current advisor to the Biden Foundation, joins the podcast to talk about his coming out story, career in public service, raising money from the AAPI community, and tips on raising a child as a gay couple. We also share our take on Yuli Gurriel’s racist Read more about 041: Get Your “Chinito” Straight[…] The post 041: Get Your “Chinito” Straight appeared first on .

Duration: 01:04:56


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

10/25/2017
More
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”[…] The post Midweek #Hottakes 008:...

Duration: 00:20:22


040: Heirs to Jefferson, Madison, MLK Jr

10/21/2017
More
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[…] The post 040: Heirs to Jefferson,...

Duration: 01:06:58


Midweek #Hottakes 007: Derrick Watson v Muslim Ban, Bi-Partisan Healthcare, AAPI Voting Preference

10/18/2017
More
Judge Watson shuts down Muslim Ban, latest bipartisan effort to save healthcare, and AAPI’s NON-Monolithic voting preferences–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, Read more about Midweek #Hottakes 007: Derrick Watson v Muslim Ban,...

Duration: 00:25:57

See More