A Trusted Voice: Warren Furutani shares no-nonsense takes on the issues of today and the stories of yesterday.
OG-San Episode 14: Perspective on Protests05/06/2020 Duration: 42min
The OG gives his perspective on the levers, constructs and ideology around protests from the civil rights movement to our current day.
OG-San Episode 13: Anti-Asian Sentiment & Coronavirus30/05/2020 Duration: 30min
The OG and Sei do some social distancing podcasting to discuss the spike of anti-Asian sentiment during this Coronavirus pandemic.
OG-San Episode 12: Can a VP Announcement Shake Up The Race?09/03/2020 Duration: 19min
The OG and I get together post-Super Tuesday with Biden riding a strong wave of momentum but Warren has a hot-take on how Bernie can retake some of that energy and flip the script on Joe.
OG-San Episode 11: Pre-Super Tuesday and Q&A on Campaign Platforms02/03/2020 Duration: 56min
Warren and Sei connect after Biden's big win in South Carolina and before the monumentous Super Tuesday. Warren also dives into Sei's perspective of a number of the candidates' political stances which leads to some good back-and-forth on some of the tent pole topics of this election.
OG-San Episode 9: Election Update & Endorsements12/02/2020 Duration: 26min
Fresh off the Iowa Caucus, the OG and Sei discuss the current status of the Democratic field, the voting app debacle, and announce their endorsements!
OG-San Episode 8: Impeachment11/01/2020 Duration: 27min
The OG and Sei discuss the volatile topic of impeachment. Pros/cons, the game behind the game, and more on this complex issue.
OG-San Episode 7: What to Expect in 202007/01/2020 Duration: 29min
Caught up with the OG right after New Year's (Happy 2020!) to discuss what we can expect in the election year to come.
OG-San Special Episode: Warren's Roybal Public Service Award Speech31/10/2019 Duration: 10min
This month Warren had the honor of receiving the Edward R. Roybal Award for Public Service. As usual, he was in his element at the pulpit. Take a listen to his acceptance speech.Special shoutout to the Lucille & Edward R. Roybal Foundation. For more info about their organization and cause, visit www.roybalfoundation.org.
OG-San Special Episode: Shane Gillis19/09/2019 Duration: 14min
The OG and I jump on a special episode to talk about the Shane Gillis controversy. We chop up racism in the context of comedy, cancel culture, and more.
OG-San Episode 6: Universal Basic Income, Andrew Yang, & 21st Century Solutions15/08/2019 Duration: 28min
The OG and Sei discuss Andrew Yang's re-popularization and resurfacing of Universal Basic Income or what Andrew likes to call the Freedom Dividend. Warren raises a few strong amendments that could morph UBI from concept to reality.
OG-San Episode 5: Go Back From Where You Came From17/07/2019 Duration: 09min
Go Back From Where You Came From! For any, well most, POC, this term elicits strong emotion. In this episode, Warren avoids the outrage around this subject and drops some solid insight into below the radar issues aligning with the latest Trump troll bomb.
OG-San Episode 4: Concentration Camps17/07/2019 Duration: 17min
History Repeating Itself? Japanese Americans have a unique perspective on the concentration camps at our southern border. Warren and Sei dive into the controversy, its connection to the WWII concentration camps, and some common sense next steps on how to address this issue.
OG-San Episode 3: Let's Talk About Socialism09/07/2019 Duration: 20min
Warren and Sei examine the topic of socialism - how the word is being weaponized in a form of modern day red-baiting, how Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and others advocate for it or elements of the system/belief, and discuss how many of our present day services are rooted in ... socialism.
OG-San Episode 2: Democratic Presidential Debate Recap02/07/2019 Duration: 23min
Warren recaps the Democratic Presidential Debate - touches on winners/losers, noteworthy issues, and what he's looking for heading into the next debate.
OG-San Episode 1: Democratic Presidential Debate Preview02/07/2019 Duration: 47min
In typical fashion Warren Furutani gives a no-BS assessment of what we can expect in the 1st Democratic Presidential Debate. Strong, thoughtful takes without the click-bate and fear mongering.