The Concerned Minority

Bay Area writer Kevin Nguyen and educator Minh Nguyen
fill you in on the biggest stories about the news, politics, community and everything in between.

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Kevin and Minh dive into what to make of the FBI raiding Donald Trump’s Mar A Lago residence. Is it a big deal? Does it feel like it? Why?  Then, they discuss what Afghanistan, Myanmar and Taiwan migh...
August 17, 2022
Kevin and Minh dive into a Bloomberg report which found that media mentions of violent crime (in New York) greatly outweighed the number of incidents.  Then, they catch up on other news: Manchin sort ...
August 3, 2022
Hello from the two capitals! Kevin and Minh discuss Viet Thanh Nguyen’s (no relation) essay on asking “What About?” in a time where support for Ukraine and the denunciation of Russia is bipartisan.  T...
July 26, 2022
California has been zigging while SCOTUS alienates and the federal government is oftentimes stuck on the biggest issues. Kevin and Minh Nguyen parse through recent laws and initiatives passed regardin...
July 18, 2022
Live from D.C. (sort of) - Kevin and Minh Nguyen survey the homelessness/unhoused crisis across Northern California and talk about what the state and major cities are doing.  They also chat broadly ab...
July 12, 2022
Kevin and Minh reconvene to talk about a busy, awful week that saw the Supreme Court end Roe v Wade; reverse key gun control laws; side with prayer at school; and limiting what federal agencies (i.e. ...
June 27, 2022
Kevin and Minh Nguyen sit down with Jana Kadah, city hall reporter for San Jose Spotlight, who helps them unpack how Tuesday’s primary elections went and what it could mean for the future of the city/...
June 10, 2022
Kevin and Minh Nguyen sit down again with Sajid Khan, a public defender running for Santa Clara County District Attorney, where the incumbent has run unopposed for 12 years. They talk about how the ra...
June 4, 2022
A gunman killing 21 people, including 19 kids, at a school with guns he legally obtained is tragically not a unique occurrence in the United States.  Kevin and Minh Nguyen look into what can be garner...
May 26, 2022
After the previous weekend brought about another string of horrific mass shootings (Buffalo, Dallas and Orange County), Kevin and Minh continue talking about what it all means and what can be done.  T...
May 19, 2022

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