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People United - April 21, 2017

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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People United - April 14, 2017

People United features community organizers Alejandro Caceres, Priscilla 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 - April 7, 2017

People United features activists Elizabeth Juaréz, Peggy Morton, Lisa Rogers and David Topping on what keeps each of them engaged in the struggle for social justice.

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People United - March 31, 2017

People United presents coverage of the 16th annual Cesar E. Chavez "¡Sí, Se Puede!" march held in Austin on March 25, 2017.

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People United - March 24, 2017

People United speaks with Palestinian-rights advocates Mohammed Nabulsi, Moneta Prince and Chuck Vorspan about the movement calling for the boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel (BDS) as well as about the legislative efforts, including a bill (SB 29 / HB 89) in the Texas Legislature, to undercut it.

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People United - March 17, 2017

People United features Paul Sullivan, who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, on US veterans and the continual war in Southwestern Asia.

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People United - March 10, 2017

People United speaks with organizer, author and pundit Rahul Mahajan on building progressive political power in the Trump era.

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People United - March 3, 2017

People United presents coverage of the "No Ban, No Wall" rally at the Texas Capitol, featuring US Reps. Joaquín Castro and Beto O'Rourke, Texas Rep. Celia Israel, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee President Samer Khalaf, religious leaders Joaquin Figueroa and Yassir Fazaga, and moderators Muna Hassaini of Interfaith Action of Central Texas and Cristina Tzintzún of Jolt.

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People United - February 24, 2017

People United features writer and journalist Jessica W. Luther, speaking about her book Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape with her colleague Dan Solomon, who had earlier helped her break the story of a Baylor University defensive end on trial for sexual assault.

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People United - February 17, 2017

People United features Harvey Kronberg, the editor and publisher of The Quorum Report, on the state of Texas politics in 2017, as the 85th Texas Legislature coincides with the first year of a new Republican administration in Washington.

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