ISIS - Echoing the Purges of the Khmer Rouge?

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 04, 2015

The brutality of ISIS bears a striking resemblance to the purges carried out by the Khmer Rouge four decades ago in Cambodia.




Messages in a Bottle: Listening to an Old Answering Machine

New America Media, First Person, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jan 01, 2015

Listening to it, I searched my memories -- I tried to probe into that young immigrant's life. What kind of person was he, really? How did he feel? That is to say, who was I?




The War in Afghanistan Formally Ends, The War Informally Goes On

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Dec 30, 2014

If the new generation of Afghans unite against ethnic schisms and corruption, there’s a chance for the country to move forward.




Rabble Rouser Transforming Politics in Little Saigon

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Dec 09, 2014

This week, Bao Nguyen takes office as mayor of Garden Grove, some 14 years after being rejected by his own community of Little Saigon.




Viral Video Reflects Modern Life in Asia

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Nov 17, 2014

A Vietnamese tourist on his knees begging a Chinese storeowner in Singapore for his money back after trying to purchase an iPhone 6. Within minutes the video goes viral, capturing headlines across Asia.




Political Parties Ignore API Vote at Their Peril

New America Media, News Report, Andrew Lam, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

For Asian voters, ethnic loyalties are helping to galvanize an electorate largely ignored by Republicans and Democrats alike.




For Freelancers, Growing Opportunity and Risk

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 27, 2014

The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley by ISIS militants highlights the growing dangers that freelance reporters covering conflict zones face.




African American Media on the Death of Michael Brown in Ferguson

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 19, 2014

The political negligence of black leadership over the last 30 years has produced an existential threat to the black community.




In Asia, Cheating to the Test

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 19, 2014

Cheating is a worldwide phenomenon, and is a challenge even here in the United States, but in Asia it has reached near-crisis levels.




Robin Williams - A Genius Who Named Everything, Except His Own Depression

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 13, 2014

Of all the things Robin Williams talked about on stage, he did not manage to name the one thing that ailed him for what it was.