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I know this sounds like a hyperbolic way of speaking. Believe me, I wish it were.
A review of Mulan Before the Sword by Grace Lin
A Review of The War On Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future by Andrew Yang
I like to think that the first nausea was a haunting visited upon me by my Sindhi Hindu ancestors, many of whom were seafaring merchants.
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis
"One thing I never expected to pick up from touring was my social justice activism—and I really dove into that world, of all places, at an anime convention." Here's an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Simon Tam's stereotype-flipping memoir on taking a fight all the way to the Supreme Court.

News & Politics

A message and list of resources courtesy of our network organization, AACRE 
The roots of Indian America's conservative politics — and how other Indian diasporas may point to possible alternatives.
Lynn, Massachusetts is home to the third-largest Cambodian American population in the country. 28-year old Cinda Danh could become their first Asian American city councilor.
"I often wonder what King Kalākaua would think of today ... How would he understand the observatories, set to study the heavens at the cost of the gods?" Contributor Madelyn McKeague walks us through the history that led to today's fight to protect the sacred site.
To understand her story, we have to go back to the beginning of Asian immigration exclusion.
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang presents an interesting case. Here's what you need to know.
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.

More Recent Posts

Behind the scenes of Omoiyari, a musical film exploring the legacy of Japanese American incarceration.
Rebecca Rainof - October 22, 2018
On Nicole Chung’s memoir All You Can Ever Know, Storytelling, Adoption and Finding Community
Leah Silvieus - September 22, 2018
Michael Seidlinger is the author of My Pet Serial Killer
Jimin Han - September 21, 2018
"What I’m hoping is that in 10 years, people will look back on the so-called progressiveness of our movie and think, 'What exactly was it doing that was so special?'"
Karissa Chen - September 19, 2018
Representation for its own sake may do more harm than good.
Ari Laurel - September 6, 2018
Rochelle was different. She could hardly make a move that wasn’t interesting. 
Steven Hahn - September 5, 2018

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