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People United - December 8, 2017

People United features Bree Williams, who directs community housing for ECHO (End Community Homelessness Coalition), on how to end homelessness in Austin.

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People United - December 1, 2017

People United talks about the 2017 Women and Fair Trade Festival with Josefina Castillo, a co-founder of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, the festival's sponsor; Mauricio Callejas, a musician scheduled to perform there; and Lata Karna, the owner of the Austin store Marigold - Gateway to India, one of the vendors at the event.  The annual festival is being held in 2017 on Friday, December 1, from 6 pm until 9 pm, and Saturday, December 2, from 9 am until 7 pm, at St. James' Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd. in East Austin.

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People United - November 24, 2017

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

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People United - November 17, 2017

People United speaks with geneticist and activist Mazin B. Qumsiyeh on human rights, ethnic conflict, and the Israeli-Palestinian struggle.

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People United - November 10, 2017

People United presents coverage of the teach-in "Policing in America," moderated by Karma Chávez, and featuring C. J. Alvarez, Sofia Casini, Lewis Conway Jr., Hana Masri and Eman Nabulsi, and Jesús I. Valles.

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People United - November 3, 2017

People United speaks with Chris Harris about the more frequent and longer bookings of black people into the Travis County Jail compared with other defendants.  Better known to KOOP listeners as a co-host of Hip Hop Hooray, Chris Harris is also a Data Analyst and Campaigns Coordinator for Grassroots Leadership.

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People United - October 27, 2017

People United features journalist Sarah Kendzior on the threat of autocracy in democratic societies, with a focus on the situation in the United States.

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People United - October 20, 2017

People United features historian Julia L. Mickenberg on her book American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream, a study of expatriate women from the United States in the 1920s and 1930s that were curious about, if eventually disillusioned with, the revolutionary potential of the early Soviet Union.

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People United - October 13, 2017

People United features ecomomist James K. Galbraith on income inequality, public policy, and electoral politics in the Trump Era.

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People United - October 6, 2017

People United hears about Youth Rise Texas, an organization that seeks to cultivate leadership skills of youth that have had to deal with the incarceration or deportation of someone close, from Giselle Garibay, Valeria Gonzales, Kymberlie Quong-Charles, and Silvia Zuvieta-Rodriguez.

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