I have to correct this. My cousins are Asian Americans but this is not what their struggle is about. It is not about “elevating” themselves over FOBs. They simply want their country to not treat them as an “other”, a foreigner because they are not. But no matter what, they can’t seem to escape this.
I enjoyed watching the film and thought it was quite entertaining but as someone who grew up in the Chinese-Filipino community in the Philippines (now in the States), I also had mixed feelings about it. Thanks for putting them into words.
The cities that piloted the signs have largely done it themselves — I provide the template and essentially serve as advisor. And since I come at this from the outside, I haven’t had to deal with much of the politics. At times, it’s even helped like when a mayor is up for re-election; the signs paint them in a good…
I would like to hear directly from a health insurance employee how these orders are given. We think of these systems as large abstract things but we forget that it’s made up of people, that in every step of the way, there is someone saying “Okay, I will do this.”