UA3411: On Being a Randomly Picked Asian

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Apr 11, 2017

Neither Doctor Dao nor his wife are talking to the media at the moment. Surely he's picking a team of lawyers, no random algorithm necessary.




A Doctor’s Take on the Potential Fallout of the ACA Repeal

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Mar 15, 2017

Mai-Khanh Tran, MD, has been a pediatrician in Orange County for 22 years and she's "incensed' by GOP efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.




A Prison by Any Other Name: An Interview with Dr. Tung Thanh Nguyen

New America Media, News Report, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 19, 2017

The question that confronts all Americans now as we put up barriers at the airports and build the wall is whether we are creating a prison for the rest of the world, or for us.




Trump Could Learn From King Midas

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Oct 22, 2016

The reality star of The Apprentice was created by the media and seems drunk by the limelight.




Which Way Should I Lean in the Current War Over Vietnamese Cuisine?

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Sep 21, 2016

People take pride in the food they eat, and ethnic communities especially form and retain their identities around their traditional cuisines.




Why the South China Sea Could Be the Key to Winning in Swing States

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 09, 2016

All politics is local. But given shifting demographics, local also means the assurance of strong foreign policy experience.




To Win, Hillary Should Speak a Little Tagalog

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 02, 2016

One wonders if the Democrats are doing all they can to turn beige states to blue. Speaking a little Tagalog and Vietnamese might help.




More Afraid of a Drive-By Than ISIS

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jul 01, 2016

So given the daily violence in America and in San Francisco itself, forgive me if I offer up a shrug to the news that ISIS is coming. Can it possibly do more damage than what we have already done to ourselves?




Dear Mr. President, Human Rights Should Not Be Mere Lip Service

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 24, 2016

While U.S. interests will always trump its ideals when it comes to foreign policy, its failure to balance the two will no doubt someday lead to tragedy.




First Openly Gay Vietnamese American Mayor Makes Bid for Congress

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 18, 2016

Bao Nguyen was elected Mayor of Garden Grove in 2014. An openly gay Buddhist in a decidedly conservative California stronghold, he is now running for Congress.