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People United - September 21, 2018

People United features poet Amanda Johnston on her first full-length collection, Another Way to Say Enter.

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People United - September 14, 2018

People United talks with Jim Hightower of Our Revolution and Martha Kuhl, Judy Lerma and Paula Littles of National Nurses United, all advocates of single-payer health care, about their support of the Healthy Texas Act of 2019 in the 86th Texas State Legislature.

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People United - September 7, 2018

People United features human-rights lawyer and community activist Arjun Singh Sethi on his book American Hate: Survivors Speak Out, which collects testimony from those that have recently experienced bullying, discrimination and violence in the United States.

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People United - August 31, 2018

People United talks with filmmaker Steve Mims about his documentary Run Like the Devil, which examines the 2018 US Senate race in Texas between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and his Democratic challenger, US Rep. Beto O'Rourke.  The film premieres at AFS Cinema on Thursday, September 6, 2018, with a second screening there the next night, before the director and his documentary tour statewide.

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People United - August 24, 2018

People United presents the second in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," moderated by Ajay Singh Chaudhary, the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, and also featuring Eduardo Canales, the executive director of the South Texas Human Rights CenterAna Vidina Hernández, a 2018 recipient of a double-master's in Lain American studies and social work at the University of Texas at Austin; and two UT-Austin faculty members, Sarah Lopez from the School of Architecture and Nestor Rodriguez from the Department of Sociology.  (This episode has the panelists taking questions from those in attendance.  The previous week's episode is devoted to the panelists' prepared remarks.)

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People United - August 17, 2018

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," moderated by Ajay Singh Chaudhary, the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, and also featuring Eduardo Canales, the executive director of the South Texas Human Rights Center; Ana Vidina Hernández, a 2018 recipient of a double-master's in Lain American studies and social work at the University of Texas at Austin; and two UT-Austin faculty members, Sarah Lopez from the School of Architecture and Nestor Rodriguez from the Department of Sociology.  (This episode is devoted to the panelists' prepared remarks.  The following week's episode has them taking questions from those in attendance.)

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People United - August 10, 2018

People United talks about community spaces and lesbian existence in Austin with Michelle Auwae-Lapilio, who serves on the board of Austin Pride, as well as with Michelle "Mitch" Solorzano Daley and Kelly Frances West, who, as Lesbutante and the Boss, produce monthly ladies' nights at Sellers Underground in addition to the Official WOMXN's Pride Party.

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People United - August 3, 2018

People United features community organizers Alejandro CaceresPriscilla Hale and Paula X. Rojas on the multiple forms of inequity faced by people of color in Austin, including residents that are queer, immigrants, mothers, disabled, and particularly threatened by gentrification.

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People United - July 27, 2018

People United features community activists Fred McGhee and Niran Babalola in a debate about CodeNEXT, the proposed revision of Austin's Land Development Code, and its potential impact on affordable housing on the city's East side.

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People United - July 20, 2018

People United features geographer Eliot Tretter on the struggle between environmental activists and the business community in Austin and its consequent impact on the development of the city's downtown.

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