By Mark Sherman Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing so. Legal experts are divided over how the high court would react to Republican […]
The circus which has been the GOP candidate debates has brought up repeated, highlighted, and disturbing suggestions regarding issues involving immigration. The most disturbing, head-shaking, and eyebrow-raising is a somewhat showman-like proposal to segregate and/or to refuse admission to allow Muslims to immigrate into the United States. Unbelievable. The backlash about this not-so-modest proposal has […]
So what is the Asian American angle when it comes to writing an editorial about Donald Trump? Well, there isn’t a specific Asian American angle, but this is what is clear—he is racist. And that affects everyone. The list starts with his derogatory comments about Hispanics (not worth repeating here and which is probably common […]
By Jenn Fang For Northwest Asian Weekly Several of the candidates for the GOP nomination took the opportunity of the Democratic Party’s first presidential primary debate of the season to live-tweet. And, by live-tweet, I mean troll. In stark contrast to the nuanced policy debate taking place on stage in Las Vegas where candidates were […]
Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Donald Trump this week unleashed a string of racist insults against Asian Americans and Latinos. Trump pulled a “ching chong” at a rally and earlier called for the deportation of all undocumented immigrants. He then threw out a renowned Latino journalist from a press conference just for asking questions. […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Facebook recently announced that it was losing its popularity among teenagers. Could the new social discovery app Anomo be one of the reasons why?