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Miss Saigon is a musical about Vietnamese women, who are all victims in need of rescue from the Third World. It is a musical about the inherent goodness of flawed white men. Vietnamese men are all abusive, sexist assholes who are so...

Bao Phi | Thu, Oct 3rd- 11:34am | Activism, Performing Arts, Race, Social Justice

How does one respond to a racist, sexist troll -- without feeding that troll?   

Terry K Park | Mon, Sep 2nd- 5:38pm | Activism, Community, Culture, Gender, Media, Music, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

July has been a depressing month for America, but there is light to be found on Youtube.

Theresa Celebra... | Fri, Aug 2nd- 12:31pm | Blogger Column, Social Justice

A San Francisco lawyer is representing Iraqi refugees in a lawsuit against the Bush Administration over the Iraq War.

Justine Lee | Wed, Jun 26th- 6:29pm | George W. Bush, Iraq, Justice, Legal, Activism, Diaspora, News & Politics, Politics, Social Justice

Today would've been David's 15th birthday. To commemorate his birthday, Hyphen Magazine has created an online memorial, which includes a letter from the Phan family, a gallery of letters from classmates and teachers, and a request...

Terry K Park | Mon, May 20th- 5:22pm | bullying, David Phan, queer, Vietnamerica, Activism, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics, Photography, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

In a Hawaiian-only prison in Arizona, getting in touch with their roots is one way inmates get by.

Toshio Meronek | Mon, Apr 8th- 2:10pm | arizona, CCA, Corrections Corporation of America, Delbert Wakinekona, Hawaii, Issue 26, Saguaro Prison, Activism, Culture, Diaspora, History, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

With Congress set to debate immigration legislation in early April, the stakes are huge for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants who currently live in the U.S. An entire network of non-profits have teamed up to push...

Lin Yang | Fri, Apr 5th- 3:32pm | Congress, reform, Activism, Community, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Social Justice

High Tech, Low Life, directed by Stephen Maing, is a documentary trailing two of the first citizen journalists and bloggers in China.

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Sun, Mar 17th- 12:58pm | CAAMFest 2013, citizen journalism, Steven Maing, technology, Activism, Film, Film Festivals, Media, Reviews, Social Issues, Social Justice

Exactly one year after the cultural phenomenon known as "Linsanity," Jeremy Lin -- the Asian American basketball player at the center of it -- and Evan Jackson Leong -- the Asian American director who chronicled it -- both return home to the Bay...

Terry K Park | Fri, Feb 22nd- 3:19pm | Blogger Column, CAAMfest, Jeremy Lin, Linsanity, NBA, Rockets, Warriors, Community, Culture, Film, Film Festivals, Media, Race, Reviews, SFIAAFF, Social Justice, Sports

Islands in the Sand

Written by Toshio Meronek

Toshio Meronek | Thu, Jun 20th- 11:55am | Hawaii, prison, Feature, Issue 26: The South - Spring 2013, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

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