Massive Turnout Needed to Defeat the Right in 2022 – Voter Registration, Early Voting and Mail-in Ballots Require Big Push in October

By Eddie Wong | September 23, 2022

By Eddie Wong. Posted September 23, 2022 Intro: This article first appeared in In the next two weeks, Trump and the extreme right GOP plan to dump millions of dollars for ad buys and get-out-the-vote mobilizations to take back the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. They also want to win key…

Imagine Revolution!

By Contributed | September 10, 2022

By Alex Hing. Posted September 10, 2022.  This article was originally published in Unity News 2022, which is a sister/brother publication with East Wind ezine. A lot of discussion nowadays concern how dire a situation the planet, domestic and international politics, economics, the pandemic, and individual physical and psychological states are.  It seems we recently…

The Point of It – Short Story by Charlie Chin

By Contributed | September 6, 2022

The Point of It – Short Story by Charlie Chin. Posted September 6, 2022. Intro:  Dr. Gong, New York Chinatown herbalist and solver of mysteries, returns with another mesmerizing tale set in the 1900s.        In the year 1911 discussions in New York City Chinatown were mostly about the revolution in China being…

MOSF 17.10: Asian American Histories of the United States: “Come, meet us in our wounds.”

By Ravi Chandra | August 29, 2022

Catherine Ceniza Choy’s new volume, “Asian American Histories of the United States,” is an urgent, necessary, readable, and concise-but-expansive look at our multiple origin stories and contemporary narratives.

BeHere/ 1942 and Sutra and Bible – Explore the Japanese American Incarceration in New Ways

By Eddie Wong | August 22, 2022

By Eddie Wong. Posted Aug. 22, 2022. My wife Donna and I finally made it down to LA to see friends and family. It was our first trip to LA in three long years.  The pandemic and subsequent waves of variants delayed our cherished visits with old friends and denied us opportunities to enjoy the…

Free Chol Soo Lee – An American Tragedy and the Resurgence of the Asian American Movement

By Contributed | August 3, 2022

by Frako Loden. Posted August 3, 2022 Wah Ching. Joe Fong Boys. Reading the names of these Chinatown gangs in the San Francisco Chronicle in the 1970s, when they were shooting each other in the streets, I simplistically associated them with the “hatchet men” and “tong wars” of the 19th century and avoided the Golden…

1 800 273-8255 : Short Story by Charlie Chin

By Contributed | August 3, 2022

by Charlie Chin. Posted August 3, 2022.         Let’s face it, finding a rotting foot in an old running shoe is a shock.  It all came about because The Kokuho Rose, Terri Burger, and their dog, Tiger, were rooting around the sand down by the beach near the Marina in San Francisco.…

By the time you read this, I might have been deported to a country I haven’t seen since I was 4

By Contributed | July 27, 2022

By Phoeun You. Posted July 27, 2022 Intro: We are pleased to present this direct appeal from Phoeun You, which was also published in the San Francisco Chronicle on July 25, 2022. Please see the instructions at the end of the article on how you can help prevent his deportation. Many thanks to Kathy Kojimoto and Asian Americans Advancing…

One Love Story Behind Marriage Rights: The Roldan Family

By Contributed | July 20, 2022

By Susie Ling with Bryan Roldan. Posted July 20, 2022 This is a story about a Filipino American who fell in love. He met her at Brookside tennis courts in Pasadena. She was beautiful and a talented pianist. He was striking in his tennis whites; he had dreams of medical school. Her name was Marjorie…

Creating a Culture of Peace: Statement of the National Council of Elders

By Ravi Chandra | July 9, 2022

Creating a Culture of Peace: Ukraine, Buffalo, Uvalde: We are veterans of a long struggle for social justice in our nation and peace in the world. We are the National Council of Elders (NCOE) and stand alongside legions of elders who work to resist oppression and build dreams of new worlds. Our commitment is to accompany younger twenty-first-century leaders in their effort to bring a greater measure of justice, equality, and peace to our country and world.