Sorry for Excluding Your Chinese Ass; End of Multiculturalism, Middling Minority, Hotel Owners Protest

European leaders like England's David Cameron and Germany's Angela Merkel have been leading an attack on "multiculturalism." One indication of this has been a new law passed that removes racial concerns in adoptions. Others include the eviction of mosques from public property and mandatory courses to assimilate. Will this spread to the U.S.? The Tea Party movement would definitely welcome a similar offensive.

Asian Stereotyping Theme at St. Louis Night Club

A reader has written in about a racist party that is being hosted at St Louis nightclub. The theme of the party is calls for people come dressed as their favorite Asian. The party is tonight!

The reader has been trying to educate the people on facebook, but his links have been taken down. They’ve even reported him to facebook for harassment. He plans on protesting at the club on friday night. If you’re in the St. Louis area, please join him.

Intermarriage, UTA Asian American Studies, Georgia English-Only

The Georgia state legislator has attempted to require Englsh-only driving tests. A local Asian American group - Atlanta based Asian American Legal Advocacy Center is among the main groups opposing it. A version of the bill passed, but state Representative B.J. Pak, a Korean-American and Republican, was one of those who helped amend the bill - limiting the language requirement only to the common words used on traffic signs.

CSULA Fight for Asian American Studies May Be A Sign of Things To Come

The students of Cal State University Los Angeles are fighting for the iife of its Asian American Studies program. Recently, the Dean of its college announced that he intended to suspend the program, despite its minimal cost of $4,000 a year. Students have created a website, garnered support from the academic and student community throughout the U.S., and initiated an on-line petition to support continuing the program.

Chinese Mothers, Comcast, Remeasuring Asian American Poverty

Amy Chua's recent excerpt in the Wall Street Journal about the superiority of Chinese mothers has ignited an uproar. While she's right that not everybody's child is above average, has anyone noticed that this is a very class-biased analysis? Working class Chinese mothers don't quite have the time to spent all day forcing their children to learn a piano piece. Their kids also don't have the opportunity to attend sleep-overs at their classmates, unless they want to spend the night on their friends' kitchen floors. So if Amy Chua is right, she talking about a certain class of Chinese mothers.

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