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Time Running Out For Filipino Veterans

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

Many thousands of Filipinos answered Roosevelt's call to join the U.S. forces fighting Japan in the Philippines, but had been denied the benefits they were promised until last month.

A Victory for the Asian-American Community

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonah Lalas

The Filipino veterans have received their due, but Asian workers have not. It is up Asian activists to continue to educate and politicize our youth.

Asian Immigration: A Family Affair, A Chicago Perspective

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

To look at the news coverage, the 'broken immigration system' is about Latinos and their extended families, as if every single one of the "12 million" illegal immigrants in the U.S. came from Tijuana.

Welcome Back, America. We've Missed You.

Huzir Sulaiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huzir Sulaiman

On exactly the opposite side of the globe from Chicago, the tropical noonday sun outside my window juxtaposed with televised images of your happy midn...

Asian Americans May Nip The Vote

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"...two-thirds of Vietnamese Americans said they support Mr. McCain." What?

The Sleeping Giant in American Politics

Deanna Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deanna Lee

While both candidates' websites have sections targeting Asian Americans, McCain's is a mere form to sign up for emails. Obama's is based on popular social networking sites -- with blogs, member directories, and links to embed the Obama '08 logo on your own Facebook profile.

John McCain: Citizen of the US?

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gautam Dutta

The Constitution must be amended so that all naturalized citizens (including McCain) can also seek the White House.

Asia Needs A Little Obamamania

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

No doubt the absence of Obamamania across the Pacific has much to do with the fact that modernizing Asia is more attentive to interests than values. They see Obama and Democrats as protectionist.