Category: Stories

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How to Wash Your Brain — “A Better Life?” Podcast

Writer and producer Boen Wang and his Chinese-born mom disagree on almost every political issue. Each suspects that the other has been “brainwashed”, because how else could they have such extreme views? In this personal piece, Boen unpacks the epistemology and history of the term brainwashing, and goes on an intimate exploration of his mom’s childhood and experiences in the U.S. to figure out what has actually shaped her political beliefs—and his own.

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Does Anyone Even Want Latinos to Vote? — “A Better Life?” Podcast

Both parties maintain that Latino voters are important to them. But across the country many Latinos say they feel alienated from the political process.


Imams Address a Mental Health Crisis Among Muslim Americans

Post-9/11 Islamophobia triggered a mental health crisis among Muslims. Now, the shift toward seeking mental health care is happening at Islamic centers and mosques.


Progressives Vie for Cuban American Voters in Miami

Community organizers aim to change political hearts and minds through dominoes, art workshops and community dialogues.


Arizona’s Fate in the Midterms Depends on Latino Voters

In this year’s midterm elections, a lot of the political gains of the past 12 years are threatened, and Latino voters could be partly responsible.

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What We Gained and What We Lost in Covid

Four stories in English and Spanish from bilingual journalists

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Worthy of Telling Our Own Story

A live conversation with three Feet in 2 Worlds journalists about their work serving multiple audiences in both Spanish and English.

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Whose Chinatown? “A Better Life?” Podcast

Covid highlights long-standing divisions in an iconic L.A. neighborhood

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Getting it Right: “A Better Life?” Podcast

Confronting Covid Misinformation in Immigrant Communities