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America’s Death Squad “Democracy” in Afghanistan

“The crimes of the U.S. throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them.” – Harold Pinter

Color Blindness: The New Racism?

For many people, the idea of a color blind society is a laudable and self-evident goal to aspire to. The very phrase evokes iconic images from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech...

Color Blindness: The New Racism?

For many people, the idea of a color blind society is a laudable and self-evident goal to aspire to. The very phrase evokes iconic images from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech...

The Ethnic Cleansing of American Ethnic Studies

“Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past” — George Orwell The state of Arizona is known for many notable attractions: the majestic Grand Canyon, the scenic desert landscapes,...

The Ethnic Cleansing of American Ethnic Studies

“Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past” — George Orwell The state of Arizona is known for many notable attractions: the majestic Grand Canyon, the scenic desert landscapes,...

Could the Arizona Bill Pass in Washington?

In April 2010, the state of Arizona enacted a piece of legislation that incited a firestorm of controversy that extended far beyond the borders of the state itself. Popularly known as SB 1070, this law...

Could the Arizona Bill Pass in Washington?

On Friday, July 14, InterIm Community Development Association hosted a free ping pong tournament in Hing Hay Park. The next tournaments will be held on August 11 and September 8, and will have free prizes.

The Game of Sports and Race

The second iteration of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring travel from seven (now six) predominantly Muslim countries was recently blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii.

The Game of Sports and Race

Do you know who Hideo Nomo is? If you’re not a sports fan, you probably have never heard of him. Hideo Nomo was a baseball player. He was only the second Japanese player to play in Major...

Asian Roles in the Media, Continued: Where’s the Love?

There is an issue that is haunting Asian America. It’s a topic that is only talked about in whispers behind closed doors, safely out of the earshot of children. This problem entails a seemingly innocent...