Asian American Privilege (‘Escape From Plan A’ Ep. 84)

Teen and Jess talk about the complicated issue of privilege: something we all deny we have yet seek to obtain.

10 months ago

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Asian American rights discourse focuses on the ways we don’t enjoy the same privileges that white Americans do. But this leaves out meaningful thought about the plain fact that we enjoy economic and social privileges, and we spend our lives seeking more and more of it. Jess and Teen talk about the Asian American privilege identity. Should we continue to disclaim it while seeking ever more of it? Is it counter-productive to the rights agenda to acknowledge it? Why bother with it if it’s the source of all social evil?

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Published 10 months ago