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Fri 11/3/2017 1:00 pm

People United speaks with Chris Harris about the more frequent and longer bookings of African Americans into the Travis County Jail compared with other defendants.  Best 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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Wed 11/1/2017 3:45 pm

Attention KOOP listeners! Did you know that KOOP is a true cooperative, run primarily by volunteers and supporters? Now is your chance to take a leadership role in the KOOP radio family. We’re calling for Nominations to KOOP’s Board of Directors and Community Council. If you would like to serve the KOOP community in either of these roles, the time to do so is now. Fill out our online nomination form today!

The majority of terms for seats on both bodies last for two... Read more

Sun 10/29/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's Halloween themed Free Samples we'll feature songs about blood and candy (a match made in HELL). Get ready for some James Brown, Lianne La Havas, Jurassic 5, DJ Shadow, and more!

Fri 10/27/2017 1:00 pm

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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Fri 10/20/2017 3:30 pm

The Riverboat Gamblers will be stopping by The Last Round Up & we'll be playing their new track "Cheap Masks" off the "Punk Rock Halloween - Loud, Fast & Scary" compilation.

Fri 10/20/2017 1:00 pm

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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Sun 10/15/2017 3:30 pm

After two great weekends, Sunday's Free Samples will be an ACL Hangover Helper! Expect tracks from Solange (a Kaytranada remix no less), Run The Jewels, and a full interview with Austin's own Mobley!
[photo credit: Charles Reagan Hackleman]
 

Fri 10/13/2017 1:00 pm

People United features economist James K. Galbraith on inequality, policy, and politics in the Trump Era.

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Mon 10/9/2017 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, October 9 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The October theme is “Veterans Financial and Legal Services” … all about what’s available from the City of Austin, local organizations, and non-profit businesses to guide and assist vets with their money and law-related matters.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-... Read more

Fri 10/6/2017 3:30 pm

the Jesus Lizard's David Yow will be calling with with his "Track Of The Month". And he'll be asked about the upcoming 6 city reunion tour.

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