Elizabeth Warren Says She’s Got a Plan For Asian America
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Elizabeth Warren: A Working Agenda for AAPIsFrom the Elizabeth Warren Campaign: “We need to collect comprehensive disaggregated data if we are going to make big structural changes so that our democracy works for everyone. This document is a work in progress and will continue to be updated based […]

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Andrew Yang Suspends Presidential Run:  Thoughts On His Historic Run
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Shortly after the closing of the New Hampshire primary polls, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced (to my surprise) the suspension of his campaign. His stated reason: “Before the Iowa caucus last week, Yang and his aides had held out hope that his poll numbers would translate into more votes than they actually did. When […]

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Nineteen Angry Years
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Happy Angryversary. Hello! Phil here. We all know today, February 14, is Valentine’s Day. But as longtime readers may remember, today also happens to mark the anniversary of this website. Yup. On this day, nineteen years ago, I flipped the switch on the very first iteration of Angry Asian Man, launching me into the wilds […]

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Just Some More Racist Bullshit Over This Coronavirus
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Things To Know From Angry Asian America Middle School Student Bullied, Attacked, Accused of Having CoronavirusIn California’s San Fernando Valley, a middle school student was bullied, physically attacked and accused of having the coronavirus because he was Asian. Los Angeles County officials Thursday urged the public to resist yielding to anti-Asian stereotypes, panic and misinformation […]

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‘Harvard Please Let Me In’ – A Music Video by Ethan Kim
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I saw a Facebook friend of mine post this video from YouTube about North Carolina high school student Ethan Kim, who had applied early to Harvard, but got deferred. So he decided to put together a rap music video asking ‘Harvard Please Let Me In.’ I have to say that Ethan can rap!  The video […]

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Andrew Yang Does The Math, Drops Out of Presidential Race
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America “It’s Clear From the Numbers We’re Not Going to Win This Campaign”Andrew Yang is dropping out of the presidential race. The first Asian American man to run for president as a Democrat, Yang is an entrepreneur who promoted a universal basic income and warned of the perils of […]

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Worldwide Racist Bullshit Over Coronavirus Continues
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Asians worldwide share examples of coronavirus-related xenophobiaFrom New York City to Los Angeles and various other cities around the world, people of Asian descent have been documenting xenophobic incidents on social media following the recent outbreak of the new coronavirus, now called COVID-19. NBC News has been tracking […]

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UC Berkeley Tang Center:  Xenophobia a “Common” and “Normal” reaction to the Coronavirus
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In an incident full of irony on multiple levels, UC Berkeley’s University Health Services Tang Center, named after donor and Hong Kong businessman Jack Tang, posted the above note on social media for Cal students, many of whom are Asian descent.   Xenophobia is a common and normal reaction to the Coronavirus situation?  After criticism […]

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