36 minutes | Aug 3, 2020

Love of the Land: The Aloha ʻĀina Party

The mainland United States only ever talks about Democrats vs Republicans. Third parties get no love.Pua Ishibashi Jr. is the founding member of the Aloha ʻĀina Party, a third party founded in June 2015. Aloha Aina means "love of the land."With Pua, we discuss the significance of 3rd party emergence in Hawaii. What goes on behind the scenes in the founding of a 3rd party and what are the challenges? We touch upon Hawaii’s history including the continued systemic oppression and generational trauma that many Native Hawaiian Pacific Islanders face.  How do these policies still affect Hawaii and beyond?Tune in next Monday! INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/freshoffthevoteTWITTER: https://twitter.com/freshoffthevoteFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/freshoffthevotePATREON: https://www.patreon.com/freshoffthevoteWEBSITE: https://www.freshoffthevote.comCONTACT: pr@freshoffthevote.comMusic Credits:Junan from @JunanPodcast (fellow AAPI podcaster!)Inspired by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspiredLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/freshoffthevote)
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