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Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

posted by Louis Chan

AALDEF 2016 Vote

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An election day survey of nearly 14,000 Asian American voters from 55 cities and 14 states has found 30 percent of those polled were first-time voters.

That’s a three percent increase from a similar poll in 2012 also conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund .… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Homeland Security Denies Entry to Journalist at U.S.-Canada border

Homeland Security Denies Entry to Journalist at U.S.-Canada border

posted by Randall
Ed Ou

Ed Ou is at the center of a growing journalism issue. CBC Photo

By Ed Diokno

An Asian Canadian photojournalist’s experience at the U.S. border shared with Canada exposes the extent to which Homeland Security has impacted our lives.

Journalist Ed Ou, who has covered the news in some of the most dangerous areas on

Read more

Blogs

Jan 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blogs: Nerds of the World Unite … Fight the Evil Empire Threatening Our Country

Blogs: Nerds of the World Unite … Fight the Evil Empire Threatening Our Country

posted by Randall

Star Wars Super Pac

By Ed Diokno

How in the world does one combine the Jedi Knights from Star Wars, the ongoing presidential campaign, combating apathy with an Asian American angle?

Thanks to Darren Criss, we can introduce the U.S. Rebel Alliance, which targets that demographic least likely to vote, but also the group with the most influence. … Read more

Blogs

Apr 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Pew: Asian American voter participating lags other groups

Pew: Asian American voter participating lags other groups

posted by Randall

voteThere’s been a lot of talk lately about Asian Americans being a growing political force, especially after a loud segment of the Chinese American community stopped SCA5. That bill was aimed at bringing back affirmative action to college admissions in California.

But none of that “power” or influence will mean a thing if they don’t … Read more

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