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Sun 9/24/2017 3:30 pm

Sunday will be Free Samples' annual Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) warm-up! Expect some big-name samples, and lots of tips on lesser-known artists to check out at the Fes'!

Fri 9/22/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Margaret Moore reflecting on her first year as Travis County District Attorney.

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Mon 9/18/2017 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series "Boots On The Air" continues Monday, September 18 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The theme this month is People Who Make Veterans Laugh … including classic comedy bits from TV and USO shows all the way from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan. Plus the real “Good Morning Vietnam” guy and live laughs with a present-day funny man who also is a vet.

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Sun 9/17/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll celebrate the untimely passing of Walter Becker, one-half of the great Steely Dan, by playing a big batch of songs & samples. Expect some classics along with some rare tracks and covers. 

Fri 9/15/2017 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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Sun 9/10/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll likely be in the last stretch of KOOP Radio's Membership Drive. Let's finish with BANG by playing all Beastie Boys samples from "Paul's Boutique"!!! As usual, if you donate I'll rap about you on the air. Even if you have a peg-leg at the end of your stump-ah.


Fri 9/8/2017 1:00 pm

People United features environmental historian and educator Katherine Pace on the role that flash floods played in shaping residential segregation, public parks and gentrification here in Austin.

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Tue 9/5/2017 7:00 pm

Alternative Radio (webstream) has author Jonathan Kozol, who has long documented inequities in the US education system.

Fri 9/1/2017 1:00 pm

People United features physician Rachel Pearson and Texas Observer editor Forrest Wilder, discussing her memoir No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine.

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Tue 8/29/2017 7:00 pm

Alternative Radio (web stream) has media theorist Robert A. Hackett on his book Journalism and Climate Crisis: Public Engagement, Media Alternatives, which he co-authored with Susan Forde, Shane Gunster, and Kerrie Foxwell-Norton.