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Emil Amok's Takeout from Emil Guillermo Media

Apr 22, 2017

Don't tell the Laotian community in Richmond, CA that environmental racism doesn't exist. They've been fighting corporate polluters and making them listen to their voices for years. Miya Yoshitani of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) talks about their story fpr Earth Day as an inspiration for other Asian Americans to take action in the Trump era


2:50  Emil Amok's take on Trump

5:19 On Bill O'Reilly's ousting

7:30 On Earth Day

8:00 Intro to Yoshitani interview

17:00 Fighting an incinerator in Chicago

18:40 On Environmental Racism

21:00 On toxic waste and race

26:00 The Richmond success story

27:25 The Laotian Organizing project

29:30 The need for multi-lingual communication 

32:54 Environmental activism means engaging in democracy

36:00 The environment provides our common ground

56:00 How Asian Americans can fight Environmental Racism

1:11:00 The smelly dog food factory

1:11:20 Staying optimistic


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