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People United - February 26, 2016

People United features author Richard Zelade on his books Austin Murder & MayhemGuy Town by Gaslight: A History of Vice in Austin's First Ward, and Austin in the Jazz Age, which together chronicle underreported aspects of the Texas city's history from the 1870s through the 1920s.

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People United - February 19, 2016

People United features Andrea Brauer and Ed Scruggs of Texas Gun Sense on gun laws and gun violence in the Lone Star State.

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People United - February 12, 2016

People United devotes most of the hour to Kristin Houlé of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty on the future of capital punishment in the Lone Star State, before concluding with coverage of the Workers Defense Action Fund's 2016 candidates forum, this time focused on the race for Travis County District Attorney.

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People United - February 5, 2016

People United presents coverage of the Workers Defense Action Fund's 2016 candidates forum for races in Travis County.  This episode features all five major-party candidates for Travis County Sheriff (Democrats Sally Hernandez, Todd Radford, Don Rios, and John Sisson, plus lone Republican Joe Martinez) and five of the seven major-party candidates for District 49 Representative in the Texas House (Democrats Aspen Dunaway, Huey Rey Fischer, Gina Hinojosa, Blake Rocap, and Heather Way).  Ruth Guzmán and Luis Ortega moderated the forum, with assistance from Emily Timm.

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People United - January 29, 2016

People United features Matt Simpson, the senior policy strategist for the ACLU of Texas, on reforming criminal justice in the Lone Star State.

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People United - January 22, 2016

People United features writer and organizer Bill Fletcher, Jr., on race, settler colonialism, international solidarity, and the Palestinian question.

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People United - January 15, 2016

People United features journalist Gary Younge on his book The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream.

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People United - January 8, 2016

People United features historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on her book An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.

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People United - January 1, 2016

People United features Hilary Klein on her book Compañeras: Zapatista Women's Stories, which focuses on female participants in the revolutionary movement based in Chiapas, Mexico.

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People United - December 25, 2015

People United remembers Leslie Cochran (1951-2012) with coverage of a plaque being unveiled at the Nook in downtown Austin on what would have been his sixty-fourth birthday, Abigail Mahnke's 2007 interview with the late crossdressing street icon, and a conversation with Debbie Russell, a surviving friend as well as the Executive Director of the Pecan Street Association.

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