My Two Census

Formerly the non-partisan watchdog of the 2010 US Census, and currently an opinion blog that covers all things political, media, foreign policy, globalization, and culture…but sometimes returning to its census/demographics roots.

Global Politics At Work: UC Irvine Students Want To Be Counted As Taiwanese

A couple of UC Irvine students aren’t too pleased that there’s no place for them to identify their Taiwanese heritage on the 2010 Census form, so they wrote a song about it. This is a particularly sensitive issue given the long-standing geopolitical feud between mainland China and Taiwan…The girls in the video ultimately decide to choose “Asian” and “Other” and write in “Taiwanese” on their 2010 Census forms so they will be properly counted.

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One Response to “Global Politics At Work: UC Irvine Students Want To Be Counted As Taiwanese”

  1. Jennifer Kuo Says:

    Thanks for posting. There’s also a professional PSA that was created
    http://www.census2010.tacl.org

    http://www.taiwaneseamerican.org/census2010/