Ep. 288: Cultural Appropriation Is Assimilation

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In an extended discussion about cultural appropriation that started in Ep. 286 about what is messed up with the cultural appropriation fight as we know it, this episode with Teen, Chris, and our friend John Bai looks at what are legitimate concerns at the heart of the issue. Is it simply inevitable that America turns cultures into cultural products? TWITTER: John (@bohnjai) Chris (@JesuInToast) Teen (@mont_jiang) REFERENCED RESOURCES: Every Culture Appropriates by David Frum | The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/05/cultural-appropriation/559802/ The Shocking Viral Reaction to a Prom Dress by Jeff Yang | CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/02/opinions/the-shocking-viral-reaction-to-a-prom-dress-yang/index.html Democracy vs. The Melting Pot by Horace Kallen | The Nation: http://www.expo98.msu.edu/people/kallen.htm SUBMISSIONS & COMMENTS: editor.planamag@gmail.com EFPA Opening Theme: "Fuck Out My Face" by Ayekay (open.spotify.com/artist/16zQKaDN5XgHAhfOJHTigJ)

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