The Chinatown Community Land Trust: A Tool to Sustain Community

By Michael Liu Spet. 22, 2016, — Community Land Trusts have spread across the U.S. to sustain the type of land and buildings that most of its residents need. As the wealthy move into particular areas and drive up prices for land and housing, longtime residents often get pushed out of their neighborhoods. With the […]

Should Chinese Americans Support Peter Liang?

By Chun-Fai Chan (Mr. Chan was a Chinese-American former educator in Boston and is now graduate student in the Master’s of Public Administration program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.) Dear Chinese Americans, We Need to Have a Talk About Race in America. The recent Chinese American protests in support of Officer […]

Transnationalism and 1930s British Cinema

By Na Ma, Ohio Univeristy The forms and institutions of mainstream British cinema have a hegemonic function. In fact, British Cinema is generally considered to have successfully shaped “the national life” and achieved a “high degree of consensus” (Adamthwaite 288). This significant element undoubtedly characterizes British society and contributed to the remarkable stability of British […]

Comparing Jewish Americans and Asian Americans

By S. B. Woo, President, 80-20 Educational Foundation Introduction: 80-20 Initiative, the Asian American political action committee, isdevoted to advance civil rights of Asian Americans  http://www.80-20initiative.net/andhttp://blog.sciencenet.cn/home.php?mod=space&uid=1565&do=blog&id=471528(see the second half of the article) CA Assemblyman Ted Liew, speaking at our 2008 Endorsement Convention