Good Morning! This is Jay, here. We’re going to try something new today and use the flexibility we have with the newsletter. Think of it as a 2008-era…
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Hello, TTSG heads: Andy here, trying my hand at this thing by exploring a topic of potential interest for listeners. There’s been an endless stream of…
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Hi, this is Jay with another weekly post and some links. For the purposes of this post, picture a good liberal seated at their kitchen table. While…
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"Squid Game:" Some of us are not horses.Warning: Hot takes and Marxist analysis of spoilers ahead. Don’t listen until you’ve watched it all.
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"I want you to care when people are still alive": Yves Tong Nguyen of Red Canary Song An organizer with this grassroots collective of Asian sex workers & allies talks about the Atlanta killings and much more.
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Buddhism, writing, and mixed martial arts with Ocean VuongListen now (64 min) | Hello! Special guest this week. Ocean Vuong, a poet, novelist, essayist, and the author of On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Ocean…
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How not to think like a cop, with Naomi MurakawaWe talk to Princeton Professor Naomi Murakawa about police reform, hate crimes, and Asian American abolitionism.
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Andy here, speaking only for myself, with a few reflections on the past week. Admittedly, I had not taken the comparisons between Trump and "fascism…
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Darren Byler on the Uyghur people of Xinjiang, ChinaListen now (71 min) | Credit: Carolyn Drake Hello from the greater Sea-Tac area! Andy and Tammy here with a bonus episode, interviewing Darren Byler, a…
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Adolph Reed Jr: Jim Crow + race/class debatesProf. Adolph Reed Jr. speaks with Andy about his new book *The South*; criticisms of neoliberal ('race first') antiracism; and locating racial ideology…
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The Fight to End Single Family Zoning and the YIMBY/NIMBY/PHIMBY War with Darrell OwensListen now (83 min) | Hello! Today’s episode is about housing, the fight to end single-family zoning, YIMBYs, NIMBYs and PHIMBYs. Our guest today was…
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Oh, Kamala!: Harris’s Identity in 3 Acts, Affirmative Action, and the Postal ServiceListen now (108 min) | In a late-Sunday-night mega-recording session, we discuss the big news of the past week: Kamala Harris, the first major vice…
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