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People United - January 10, 2020

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of the panel "Too Black to Be Queer, Too Queer to Be Black," moderated by Austin Black Pride's outreach director, Constance Upshaw, and featuring Sam Davis, Fum Fum Ko, Fatima Mann, and Jeremy Teal.  In this episode, panelists are heard taking questions exclusively from the moderator.  (The following week's episode has them also taking questions from the audience.)

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - January 3, 2020

People United features cultural critic and social-media activist Lindy West on her memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, the basis for the subsequent Hulu series starring Aidy Bryant.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - December 27, 2019

People United talks with Samah Jabr, a psychiatrist and psychotherapist from East Jerusalem, and Alexandra Dols, a filmmaker from Paris, about the documentary Beyond the Frontlines: Resistance and Resilience in Palestine and the issues it raises about Israel's occupation and Palestinian mental health.

Listen to an archive of this episode here.

People United - December 20, 2019

People United presents coverage of a panel on homelessness in Austin, moderated by Heidi Sloan of the Austin Democratic Socialists of America, and also featuring Walter Moreau of Foundation Communities in addition to four panelists that have experienced homelessness themselves, James Mosley, Seneca Savoie, Sharae Walker, and David Wittie.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - December 13, 2019

People United speaks with Stephanie Webb and Jamie DeAngelo about Decipher City, an online resource they created to focus on race, equity, and land policy, both in Austin, Texas, and elsewhere.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - December 6, 2019

People United presents coverage of a panel discussion about the proposed 2019 revision of Austin's Land Development Code, moderated by geographer Eliot Tretter, and featuring Carmen Llanes Pulido and Chris "Kaz" Wojtewicz, himself an urbanist and a housing and transportation advocate.  (A public hearing on the LDC rewrite was subsequently held by the Austin City Council at City Hall on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  The Council then returned to City Hall the following week for a first reading of the revised Code, which it voted 7-4 to approve, with two more rounds of voting still required in 2020 for the revision to be formally adopted.)

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - November 29, 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 as soon as Monday, December 9.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - November 22, 2019

People United talks with Leona Calvo and Laura Hoyos of Austin Tan Cerca de la Fontera, the organization that is sponsoring the 2019 Women and Fair Trade Festival the weekend of November 23-24 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, as well as with documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis, who is screening excerpts of her video podcast "Asylum, Terror, and the Future" at the festival on Saturday afternoon of that weekend at four o'clock.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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