The Asian American vote, with Hua Hsu!This week: TTSG friend Hua Hsu, who just wrote an excellent New Yorker story: “Are Asian Americans the Last Undecided Voters?” Plus news from Vietnam.
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What's a Bernie person supposed to do now?: A pre-election special with Brooke Adams and To…Listen now (73 min) | Bonus pre-election episode! Two weeks ahead of the last judgment, Andy talks with two organizers about the “existential battle” o…
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Korean wig stores, with Jenny Wang Medina; and Hunger Games in ThailandThis week, we have a brilliant guest, Jenny Wang Medina, who grew up in her family’s beauty-supply store, to guide us through a mini-PhD on Korean hair…
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Abolishing Silicon Valley: Wendy LiuListen now (59 min) | A bonus deep-dive episode into the culture and politics of Big Tech and Silicon Valley! Today Andy chats with the writer Wendy Li…
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SCOTUS trouble, working-class white people, and Taiwan's militaryThis week, we unpack the idea of court packing, look for common cause with working-class whites, and ask what’s up with the Taiwanese military.
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Trump has Covid! Is the virus totally random? And listener questions.Happy belated Mid-Autumn Festival! We bring you a late-night collection of semi-coherent thoughts on the American regime, post-wet market theories of C…
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"Itaewon Class" and class politics; and what to make of left-wing utopiasThis week, a Netflix K-drama, success and failure in leftist experiments, and “slouchy Asian” fashion.
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The 1776 Project, TikTok nationalism, and four listener questionsListen now (80 min) | Hello from the TTSG drop-out commune! This week, a longer-than-we-intended show about the TikTok saga, Chinese/US hegemony, and n…
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From 9/11 to 45: How Will We Remember Trump, USA?Listen now | Hello from the future! Inspired (triggered?) by last week’s commemorations of 9/11, we get a bit contemplative. How will future generation…
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Race Fakes, Disparity Discourse, and Mulan in XinjiangListen now | Greetings from Jay’s 95-degree basement! This week, we give our takes on Jessica Krug, the historian caught assuming a series of brown and…
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Interview with Kony Kim of the Bay Area Freedom Collective
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Basketball Revolution? Plus Death and Fear in Kenosha and PortlandListen now (75 min) | Greetings from our virtual union hall! This week, we talk protest and death in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Portland, Oregon, and cons…
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