(9 min read time) Generation (n.): All of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively The production or creation of something Generation Z: Those born around 1995 and onwards As a Los Angeles native, I really felt the recent passing of local hip hop artist and community activist Nipsey Hussle.…
By Sen Tien Vi and Sen touch on influencers and their impact on YouTube. Mostly focus on the beauty community and how it affects Asian women. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOU-a8fGobQ&w=480&h=270 Find us on Twitter: Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/JttWPodcast J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?mt=2 Listen on Andriod: http://www.subscribeonandroid.com/jttw.podbean.com/feed/ We're also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076 Read Vi's Article: https://ift.tt/2L0qvWm
By Sen Tien J, Sen, and guest, Albert from ProAsian Voice, break down community attitudes toward anti-Asian racism and discuss marginalization, collective power, social responsibility, and the need to build beyond oppressive structures rather than within them to achieve liberation. https://youtu.be/t_FgvkbEy_E
By Albert Hur and Teen Varun, of the AAPI Victory Fund, and Teen discuss the Asian American voter turnout and results, the batshit insanity of the current administration, who we want to see run in 2020, and what real leadership should look like.
By Albert Hur and Teen A baked back-of-the-house conversation about white power bot armies, shout-outs to the /r/blackpeopletwitter mods, and why human rights are dangerous tricky things. And, Al finally finds some calm.
By Albert Hur and Teen Teen and Al take opposing sides on whether universal basic income and other progressive social welfare programs are a good thing for Asian Americans. We do not reach agreement.
By Albert Hur and Teen Jong, Tang, Al, and Teen debate Frank Chin and Jeffrey Paul Chan's seminal essay, "Racist Love," and its relevance in Trump's America. The essay can be found here: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~hist32/Hist33/chin%20Racist%20Love.pdf. We also plug Frank Chin's "lost novel," edited for publication by Calvin McMillin and available here: http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9342-9780824838928.aspx. This was one of…
By Albert Hur and Teen Al talks about Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism" and makes the case for being deeply, deeply concerned.
By Albert Hur and Teen Tang and Jong explain to Teen an academic study of the impact of the level of racial and ethnic identification among Asian Americans and their psychological well being. The study done was done by Derek Iwamoto and William Liu, and can be found at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2854415/
By Albert Hur and Teen Al, Teen, and to some extent a variety of shouting Lambdabros argue for a culture of intellectualism among Asian Americans as a way of navigating and surviving the coming era of the White American Ethnostate. To Teen, this is all potentially way, way worse than the progressive media is allowing…