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People United - December 21, 2018

People United presents the first in its two-part coverage of the panel "Borders, Migration, and Crisis: A Critical Conversation," moderated by Ajay Singh Chaudhary, the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, and also featuring Eduardo Canales, the executive director of the South Texas Human Rights CenterAna Vidina Hernández, a 2018 recipient of a double-master's in Latin American studies and social work at the University of Texas at Austin; and two UT-Austin faculty members, Sarah Lopez from the School of Architecture and Nestor Rodriguez from the Department of Sociology.  (This episode is devoted to the panelists' prepared remarks.  The following week's episode has them taking questions from those in attendance.)

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People United - December 14, 2018

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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People United - December 7, 2018

People United features Mya Guarnieri Jaradat on her book The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others, which focuses on migrant workers and refugees that are neither Palestinian nor Jewish and examines their rights and legal status in the Jewish state.

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People United - November 30, 2018

People United talks about issues related to the 15th annual Women and Fair Trade Festival, this time being held at Ironwood Hall in downtown Austin on Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, 2018.  Joining the conversation are Leona Calvo, the executive director of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, which sponsors the annual festival; Robert Cash, the director of the Austin Fair Trade Coalition; Leti Garza, a vocalist and songwriter scheduled to perform at the 2018 festival; and Cristina Gonzalez, Austin Tan Cerca's education coordinator.

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People United - November 23, 2018

People United features Evan Smith, a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of The Texas Tribune, on the news media, politics, and the public interest.

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People United - November 16, 2018

People United features Ash Hall on citizen participation in the 86th Texas Legislature, scheduled to convene January 8 through May 27, 2019.  Ash Hall is the Texas Civil Rights Project's content manager, who has also served as the Travis County Democratic Party Chair of Precinct 242 in Central Austin.

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People United - November 9, 2018

People United talks about the results of the 2018 elections with analysts Rahul Mahajan, Fred McGhee and Justin Miller.

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People United - November 2, 2018

People United talks with geographer Eliot Tretter about his research on Austin, his intellectual trajectory, and his activism.

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People United - October 26, 2018

People United talks with McKenzie Blaser, Ally Dean and Mary Knothe of Students for Sustainability, a St. Edward's University campus group that is hosting a rally at the Texas State Capitol on October 28, 2018, from one until three in the afternoon in support of young plaintiffs suing the federal government in Juliana v. United States for violating their civil rights by contributing to climate change.

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People United - October 19, 2018

People United features writer Elizabeth H. Clare on her book The Austin Dam Disaster of 1900.

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