Tag Archives: Emil Amok

Emil Amok’s Takeout: Proof that Trump wants to be King; Plus, Dolores Velasco, Pete Hamill, Race, Harvard, Affirmative Action, Global Warming, Covid Crisis, Schools Opening, and my pal Ted the philosopher

Another engaging podcast for your long ride to nowhere.
on Trump, Dolores Velasco, Pete Hamill, Race, Harvard, Affirmative Action, Global Warning, and a philosopher named Ted.

Don’t forget to read Emil’s columns, especially at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Emil Amok’s Takeout: John Lewis’ “Good Trouble;” Trump’s “Bad Trouble;” NHL Filipino? Another Ted Talk…YES!

Trump wants to delay the elections? Not like I’ve delayed this podcast, but a more serious breach…. really?

Don’t forget to read my columns at aaldef.org/blog

Emil Amok’s Takeout: Happy July 4th, 5th, 6th… Hamilton, Mt. Rushmore, plus another TED Talk.

Hey, Happy Fourth. I finally got around to “Hamilton.” It only took me five years. It’s easier to get into Harvard.
And guess what. My buddy Ishmael Reed was right. So why are brown and black actors playing the oppressors so cool?
That and a lot more on this episode.

And when you’re done, check out my columns here.

Emil Amok’s Takeout: Emil talks Covid with a philosopher, Part 2; Propping up Small Business; and the Virtual Harvard Graduation and my Covid Commencement speech.

Hi Everyone!
This edition features my talk with Philosopher Theodore Schatzki about whether the U.S. is too big to fail, meaning the government should just go ahead and prop up all individuals and small businesses–just as it catered to big business since day one of the Trump administration. Also,  virtual graduation week is coming to Harvard. Here come more briefs in the big legal battle over Asian admissions.  But for you Classes of 2020 everywhere, my thoughts. No one invited me to speak like they did more than 40 years ago. That’s all right. Read it here.   And then listen to the podcast. Some reports say it will take $10 trillion to save everybody economically. But that’s better than letting a large fraction die, don’t you think?

Stay amok.

Read my columns at http://www.aaldef.org/blog