Michelle Chen


Michelle Chen is a contributing editor at In These Times and Dissent magazine, and associate editor at CultureStrike. She is also a co-producer of “Asia Pacific Forum” on Pacifica’s WBAI and Dissent’s “Belabored” podcast, and studies history at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Find her on Twitter: @meeshellchen

Simon Tam on Activism, Freedom of Speech, and Strange Allies

The frontman of the all-Asian American band The Slants talks to contributor Michelle Chen about the Supreme Court case sparked by the band's name.

As a pop band with a political edge and an all-Asian American membership, The Slants have been rocking identity politics from a peculiar angle for over a decade.