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People United - November 15, 2019

People United features journalist John Gibler on his book I Couldn't Even Imagine That They Would Kill Us: An Oral History of the Attacks against the Students of Ayotzinapa, an account of the 2014 police attacks on five busloads of students and soccer players in Iguala, Mexico, where six people died and 43 students were abducted and never seen again.

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People United - November 8, 2019

People United features feminist scholar and activist Silvia Federici, whose books include Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation and Witches, Witch-Hunting and Women, on capitalist accumlation and its relation to violence against women.

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People United - November 1, 2019

People United talks with social-justice organizer Lisa Fithian about her book Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance, which provides selected reminiscences about her life's work as the basis for insights and suggestions for other activists.

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People United - October 25, 2019

People United speaks in depth with Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio, which records and distributes voices of prisoners, including the commentaries of Mumia Abu-Jamal, for airplay on radio stations, and also for presentations in other contexts.

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People United - October 18, 2019

People United focuses on the struggle for justice for Rodney Reed, currently scheduled for execution by the state of Texas on November 20, 2019, following a controversial murder conviction.  Reed's supporters have been calling for a stay of execution and a new trial.  The episode features an inteview with Reed's brother, Rodrick, and also presents coverage of a rally held at the Texas Capitol.

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People United - October 11, 2019

People United talks with filmmaker Steve Mims and community organizer Carmen Llanes Pulido about his YouTube documentary ZONED OUT: The Legacy of CodeNEXT, where she appears, as well as about the issues covered by the online video, including city upzoning and the proposed 2019 revision to Austin's Land Development Code, on which the Austin City Council may vote in December.

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People United - October 4, 2019

People United features Andrew Dobbs of Texas Campaign for the Environment on the politics of trash.

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People United - September 27, 2019

People United features Heidi Sloan of Mobile Loaves & Fishes and Parc Smith of American Youthworks on how their respective organizations approach homelessness in Austin.

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People United - September 20, 2019

People United features environmental activist and author Bill McKibben on the climate fight.

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People United - September 13, 2019

People United features historian Shennette Garrett-Scott on research, historiography, and African American women in finance, particularly as they pertain to her book Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance before the New Deal.

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