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Fri 2/16/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford of The Mekons / The Three Johns / The Waco Brothers / The Four Lost Souls will be calling in to play a track from his musical catalog.

Fri 2/16/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of a Democratic candidates forum for Texas's 10th US congressional district, hosted by Wooten, Highland and Skyview Democrats.  Matt Harris, Tami Walker, Kevin Nelson, Madeline K. Eden, Tawana Walter-Cadien, and Mike Siegel are competing for their party's 2018 nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Michael McCaul in the fall.  (In 2018, early primary voting runs from Tuesday, Feburary 20, through Friday, March 2.  Primary electon day is Tuesday, March 6.)

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Tue 2/13/2018 2:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Tuesday, February 13 at 2:30pm CDT (1430 hrs). The February theme is "Veterans Getting Educated in Central Texas." We will explore what veterans need to know about educational opportunities, options, financing, and what to watch out for when choosing a school.

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Fri 2/9/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir on election interference and the responsibility of elected officials to protect the integrity of the voting process.

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Tue 2/6/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes back from Italy, 2018 Ameripolitan Music Rockabilly Band Nominees, The Don Diego Trio performing live in studio songs off their new album Greetings From Austin, before the 5th Annual Awards show in Memphis the 13th. Tuesday, 2/6, 9-11 a.m.  

Fri 2/2/2018 1:00 pm

People United features Bo Delp of the Workers Defense Project on the case for paid sick leave for all workers.  On February 15, 2018, the Austin City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance requiring all private employers to grant an hour of paid sick leave for every thirty hours a worker has spent on the job, capped at 64 sick hours (or 8 full sick days) per year.

Tue 1/30/2018 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes 2018 Ameripolitan Music Outlaw Male Nominee, singer songwriter Steve Griggs in studio performing live and featuring his Academy of Western Artists Nominated album Fort Worth to Bakersfield. Tuesday, 1-30, 9-11 a.m.

Fri 1/26/2018 1:00 pm

People United features community organizer Lisa Fithian on the role of nonviolent civil disobedience in movements for change.

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Fri 1/19/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford (of The Mekons / The Three Johns / The Waco Brothers / Four Lost Souls) calls in with his Track Of The Month.

Fri 1/19/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a panel discussion on CodeNEXT, the proposed revision to the City of Austin's Land Development Code, in the context of gentrification and displacement on the city's east side.  Austin American-Statesman columnist Alberta Phillips moderated, and the panelists included (l-r) Fred McGhee, Susana Almanza, Eric Tang, Jane Rivera, and Carmen Llanes Pulido.  They spoke on September 9, 2017, at the headquarters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 520.

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