50. Barbie Dolls & Detained in China?! Reviewing Asian World News

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We thought we’d do something a little different in this quick episode and dive in to some Worldly News! Of course in theme with the podcast, we’ve chosen two articles within the Asian Diaspora landscape; one that’s a bit more hard hitting 😖and another article with some Good News feels to finish it off 🥳. Listen in as we break down the tension between National governments after the arrest of Asian Australian journalist Cheng Lei and how representation in the form of Barbie Dolls will have a lasting impact on the growing mindset of future generations. Disclaimer!!: We are not subject experts in politics or economics and this is just our understanding of the articles covered. We are always open to learning and educating ourselves so please reach out if you’ve got any thoughts or comments on this episode, we’d love to hear your feedback! <3 E P I S O D E O U T L I N E ------------------------------------------ • The detainment of Journalist Cheng Lei • Australian-Chinese political tension • Barbie’s #ThankYouHeroes collection • Keeping the conversation going! - Taking a stand against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes. T I M E S T A M P S -------------------------------- 00:24 Intro 01:25 Discussion begins 14:56 Recommendations Link to Articles referred can be found below: • ABC News: “Australian journalist Cheng Lei's friends call for release from Chinese detention one year after arrest” • NextShark: “Barbie designs doll after Asian American healthcare worker Dr. Audrey Sue Cruz for #ThankYouHeroes” If you'd like to continue the convo, we’d love to hear from you! Slide into our dms on instagram: @unapologeticallyazn or check us out at https://www.unapologeticallyasian.com.au/ 🍨 Thank you so much to Scoopy Milkbar for sponsoring this episode. You can use our code UA10 during checkout for 10% off their menu! 🍨 Much love, ♥️ Thuy and Tiana (UA ✌) ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day

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