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Fri 5/12/2017 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Joyce Campbell, not just the host's mother, but also a producer of public television for half a century, concurrent with the second wave of the women's movement and other historical developments.

Sun 5/7/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll dig on Indeep's classic 80s track "Last Night a DJ Saved my Life"! It spawned dozens of tracks with samples, and a ton of covers.

Also, this is the ACTUAL 12" single which featured bonus cuts of a phone ringing and a toilet flushing. Oh 80s, you so crazy.

Fri 5/5/2017 3:30 pm

Tune in to hear David Yow of the Jesus Lizard & Scratch Acid play his track of the month.

Fri 5/5/2017 3:30 pm

Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat & Fugazi wil be calling in this Friday to The Last Round Up.

Fri 5/5/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Elvia Arriola of Women on the Border, Mexican American & Latino/a Studies faculty Karma Chávez and C. J. Alvarez of the University of Texas at Austin, and lesbian Guatemalan refugee Sulma Franco (with interpreter Elaine Cohen) on borders, sanctuary and immigration politics.

Mon 5/1/2017 2:00 pm

Premiering on June 6, The Community Pilot Show is a new open format program that airs every Tuesday afternoon at 2:30.

It is: 1) a blank canvas for KOOP’s Programmers to experiment with new show formats and concepts; 2) an on-air slot for KOOP’s Trainees to demonstrate their competencies, and 3) an excellent opportunity for our interested listeners to experience radio.

You never know what you are going to hear so tune in each Tuesday to listen to KOOP’s newest ideas.  Sign up on KOOP.ORG resource menu or contact undercovergreg at koop.org to reserve your slot... Read more

Mon 5/1/2017 1:30 pm

On May 5, 1862 the undermanned Mexican army defeated the occupying French forces at the Battle of Puebla. Although the victory was short-lived in the longer war, it was still a significant moral victory for the resistance movement. It also was the last time that a European military force has invaded the Americas. It has also been argued that without the victory at Puebla, the French may have supported the Confederacy in the American Civil War, possibly altering the outcome of that war. Today, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in the city of Puebla as the "Battle of Puebla Day" or "Battle... Read more

Mon 5/1/2017 11:15 am

On today's edition of Austin Artists show, we'll talk with Interfaith Action Central Texas ( ... Read more

Fri 4/28/2017 1:00 pm

People United features community activists Fred L. McGhee and Niran Babalola in a debate about CodeNEXT, the proposed revision of Austin's Land Development Code, and its potential impact on affordable housing on the city's Eastside.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Sun 4/23/2017 3:30 pm

"Sometimes it Snows in April" is a special two-hour Free Samples celebration of Prince’s life, music & legacy. Join DJ Lippy and other KOOP DJs (Dot Matrix, Joey V., Ms. Buttercup, Rick Daddy and more!) on the one-year anniversary of Prince's passing as we listen to rare and classic tracks, discuss the music and the man, and ultimately honor the legacy left behind by Prince. It's a tribute you won't want to miss!