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Sep 30, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of "Border Talks, Community Action!" a panel focused on the struggles for immigration justice, labor justice and an end to state violence at the US/Mexico border.  The panel was introduced by Josefina Castillo of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera and moderated by Elvia Arriola of Women on the Border.  Other panelists included Tanya Aparicio and Julia Quiñónez of Comite Fronterizo de Obrer@s as well as Hilda Ramírez and...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, United States, US, Mexico,...
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Sep 23, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with Erika and Frank Ball, co-founders of We Are Those People, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing stories of hope and recovery from people that have had problems with substance abuse.  They spoke from their home in Austin, Texas, on September 18, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Erika Ball, Frank Ball, We Are...
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Sep 16, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode features music journalist Marissa R. Moss on her book Her Country: How the Women of Country Music Became the Success They Were Never Supposed to Be , which examines artists at this intersection of gender and genre since the 1990s by focusing primarily on the careers of Mickey Guyton, Maren Morris and Kacey Musgraves in an industry that has done a lot to marginalize them.  The author spoke at BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on August 17, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Marissa Moss, Marissa R Moss, Her Country, How...
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Sep 9, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features author Guadalupe Garcia McCall in conversation with her friend Margarita Longoria about the former's gothic novel Echoes of Grace , which focuses on a young woman dealing with family tragedy and intergenerational trauma near the US/Mexico border.  They spoke at BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on September 3, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, United States, US, Mexico,...
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Aug 19, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode features an interview with Neha Aziz about her podcast Partition , which focuses on human displacement and communal violence in the wake of the South Asian subcontinent's partition in 1947.  She spoke from her home in Austin, Texas, on August 17, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Neha Aziz, Austin Asian...
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Aug 11, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features New Yorker  staff writer Lawrence Wright on his book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 .  He spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, on September 6, 2006.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, New York, World Trade Center, Arlington,...
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Jul 8, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features cultural historian Elaine Tyler May on her book America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation .  She spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, on August 7, 2010.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on August 13, 2010.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Elaine Tyler May, America and...
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Jul 2, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features a conversation with feminist writer and activist Alice Embree, pastor Jim Rigby and reproductive-justice advocate Kim about processing the Supreme Court's overturn of Roe v. Wade  and assessing the terrain in the struggle going forward.  They spoke live from the radio station on July 1, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Alice Embree, The Rag, The Rag...
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Jun 3, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features interdisciplinary poet Ebony Stewart on her collections Home.Girl.Hood  and the more recent BloodFresh .  She performed from, and spoke about, both works at Resistencia Bookstore in Austin, Texas, on April 9, 2022.  (Objectionable language, stricken from the radio broadcast, is presented here uncensored.)
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, community radio, Austin, Texas, Ebony Stewart, Home Girl Hood, BloodFresh,...
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May 27, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Nicole Golden with Diana Earl on Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.  They spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on February 10, 2019.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, community radio, Austin, Uvalde, Texas, Robb Elementary School, Parkland,...
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May 20, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage at the Texas Capitol of a national day of action for abortion rights, held across the United States on May 14, 2022.  The rally at the Texas Capitol was moderated by Diana Gómez of Progress Texas and Jehmu Greene of We Defend Truth.  This program's coverage also featured Paige Alexandria of the Lilith Fund, Texas State Senator Carol Alvarado, former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, Kimiya Factory of Black Freedom Factory and...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, United States, US, Supreme...
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May 13, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features social historian George Lipsitz on power, expert knowledge, and the case for Asian American studies.  He spoke at the University of Texas at Austin on September 6, 2012.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 5, 2012.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, George Lipsitz, Black Studies,...
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May 6, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of an abortion-rights rally held at the United States Federal Courthouse in downtown Austin, Texas, on May 3, 2022, the day after a draft majority opinion by the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade  was leaked to the news media.  Interviews were conducted on location with Diana Gómez of Progress Texas, who also moderated the rally; Amanda Beatriz Williams of the Lilith Fund; and Rosann Mariappuram of Jane's Due Process....
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, Austin, Texas, community radio, Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, Politico,...
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Apr 22, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features  New Yorker  staff writer Steve Coll on his book  Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power .  He spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, on May 29, 2012.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on June 8, 2012.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Steve Coll, Private Empire,...
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Mar 16, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with Amanda Carrillo, a resident of Southeast Austin, and Susana Almanza, director of the environmental justice organization PODER, about their opposition to the construction of an above-ground jet-fuel facility as an ongoing expansion at Austin-Bergstrom Airport in Central Texas.  They spoke at the PODER Office in East Austin on March 14, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, East Austin, Southeast Austin, Texas,...
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Mar 16, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features historian, poet, playwright and prose fiction writer Teresa Palomo Acosta on her book Tejanaland: A Writing Life in Four Acts , a collection of her writing from 1988 through 2018.  She spoke from her home in Austin, Texas, on December 10, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Blackland Prairies, Texas, Teresa...
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Mar 11, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with filmmaker Steve Mims and attorney Fred Lewis about the video documentary Inquest: An Examination of Central Health  and the issues it covers, most prominently the funding of indigent health care in Travis County, Texas.  They spoke from their respective homes in Austin, Texas, on February 22, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Travis County, Steve Mims,...
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Mar 4, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features Eleanor Whitney, author of the book  Riot Woman: Using Feminist Values to Destroy the Patriarchy , in conversation with writer Cathy de la Cruz and multidisciplinary artist Julia Barbosa Landois about riot grrrl subculture and its legacy.  Eleanor Whitney, Cathy de la Cruz and Julia Barbosa Landois spoke from their respective homes in Yucca Valley, California; Brooklyn, New York; and Houston, Texas, on January 4, 2022.  (Objectionable...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Eleanor Whitney, Eleanor C...
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Feb 18, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with Bevis Griffin, a founding member of the Black Rock Coalition and the Chief Executive Officer of Deux Voix Apex Solutions, about the Black music-history curriculum, known as the Deep Roots of Rock and Blues, that he is developing with Rockin' D 5, owner of the School of Rock franchises in Round Rock and Southpark Meadows in Central Texas.  Bevis Griffin spoke from his home in Austin on February 10, 2022.  Fellow musician...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Manchaca, Round Rock, Southpark...
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Feb 11, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Frank B. Wilderson III, an American involved with the African National Congress during the transition to a post-apartheid South Africa, on his book Icognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid .  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on October 14, 2008.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on September 25, 2009.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, TX, United States, South Africa, Frank...
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Feb 4, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features writer, speaker and organizer Ashanti Alston, a former member of both the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army, on the value of anarchist principles for building grassroots movements.  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on February 22, 2010.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on March 26, 2010.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin TX, community radio, Ashanti Alston, Plainfield riots,...
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Jan 28, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features geographer Eliot Tretter on the struggle between environmental activists and the business community in Austin, Texas, and its consequent impact on the development of the city's downtown.  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin on December 10, 2009.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 25, 2013.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin TX, community radio, Eliot Tretter, geographer,...
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Jan 21, 2022 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with community organizer Monica Guzmán about her run in the January 2022 special election for Austin City Council being held in District 4.  (The last day of early voting is Friday, January 21, 2022.  Election Day is Tuesday, January 25, 2022.)  She spoke from her home in Austin, Texas, on January 13, 2022.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Austin City Council, District...
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Dec 10, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of a World AIDS Day event on December 1, 2021, held at TreeGarden in Austin, Texas, and organized by BookWoman, allgo, and the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  Headlining was the department's chair, Karma Chávez, talking about her book The Borders of AIDS: Race, Quarantine, and Resistance  and also interviewing allgo co-founder Maria Limón about the AIDS crisis in Austin....
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Whitney Brandon, TreeGarden,...
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Dec 3, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features historian Robert Chase on his book We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America , with additional commentary and also performed poetry by prisoner advocate and former prisoner Jorge Renaud.  They spoke at Resistencia Bookstore in Austin, Texas, on November 12, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, commentary radio, Austin, Texas, Robert Chase, We Are Not...
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Nov 24, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features Michael Davis, a founding member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, on Jewish identification, Palestinian solidarity, and human rights.  He spoke at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas, on February 28, 2016.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on March 25, 2016.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Interfaith Community for...
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Nov 19, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features a conversation with Josefina Castillo of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera and Robert Cash of the Texas Fair Trade Coalition about labor, gender, equity and trade and how they pertain to the annual Women and Fair Trade Festival, convening, after a two-year hiatus, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on November 20, 2021.  They spoke at Austin Tan Cerca's headquarters in East Austin on November 8, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Josefina Castillo, Austin Tan...
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Nov 12, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features investigative reporter Lise Olsen on her book Code of Silence: Sexual Misconduct by Federal Judges, the Secret System That Protects Them, and the Women Who Blew the Whistle .  Lise Olsen spoke from BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on November 4, 2021.  She was joined by former court employee Cathy McBroom, a whistleblower featured in the book, who spoke from her home in Placencia, Belize.  Asking and passing along questions was Megan Kimble,...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Lise Olsen, Houston Chronicle,...
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Nov 5, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  covers the controversies that delayed a vote on Project Connect's Joint Powers Agreement in Austin, Texas, and later discusses the impasse as well as the results of the city's November 2021 election with Carmen Llanes Pulido of the community organization GAVA (Go Austin! Vamos Austin!).  On October 29, 2021, the ATX Mobility Coalition held a press conference enumerating concerns by labor and civil-rights advocates outside the Austin Convention...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, City of Austin, Project Connect, Joint...
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Oct 29, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of "Prop A in the Context of Race and Policing in Austin, Texas: An Urgent Forum," a panel sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History, both at the University of Texas at Austin, focusing on the controversial city initiative on the Fall 2021 ballot that threatens to balloon the police budget at the expense of other services.  J. Brent Cosson, a...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Proposition A, 2021, election,...
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Oct 22, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of the Texas Rally for Black Migrants, held at the Texas Capitol in Austin on October 17, 2021, in protest of Title 42 being invoked to expel Haitian and other Black migrants and asylum-seekers from the United States.  The rally was organized by Black Alliance for Just Immigration, or BAJI.  Nneka Achapu, BAJI's National Civic Engagement Coordinator, moderated the event.  Also featured at the rally were Adriana Cadena of Reform...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Del Rio, Rio Grande, Houston, San...
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Sep 30, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features Hilary Klein on her book  Compañeras: Zapatista Women's Stories , which focuses on female participants in the revolutionary movement based in Chiapas, Mexico.  She spoke at Resistencia Bookstore in Austin, Texas, on April 5, 2015.  This program's coverage originally aired on April 10, 2015.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin TX, community radio, Hilary Klein, Hilary G Klein,...
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Sep 29, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features journalist Tara Kangarlou on her book The Heartbeat of Iran: Real Voices of a Country and Its People .  She spoke from her home in Orange, California, on June 9, 2021, in an online event hosted by BookWoman, the women's bookstore in Austin, Texas.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Tara Kangarlou, The Heartbeat...
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Sep 24, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features licensed professional counselor and trauma expert Stacee Reicherzer on her book The Healing Otherness Handbook: Overcome the Trauma of Identity-Based Bullying and Find Power in Your Difference .  She spoke from her home in Chicago on June 22, 2021, in an online event sponsored by BookWoman, the women's bookstore in Austin, Texas.  The talk featured her answering questions, mostly from therapist Tabitha Peterson, who joined from her home in...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Stacee Reicherzer, The Healing...
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Sep 17, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with station colleague Thorne Dreyer, the host of the program Rag Radio , about his prior radio experience with the early days of KPFT, the Pacifica station in Houston that began in 1970, nearly a quarter century before Austin's own KOOP Radio first went on the air.  The subject of KOOP Radio's Fall 2021 Membership Drive is also discussed intermittently.  Thorne Dreyer spoke from his home in Austin on September 12, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Houston, Texas, Thorne Dreyer, The...
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Sep 10, 2021 Allan Campbell
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The episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features psychologist and neuroscientist Carl Hart on the misconceptions about drug use and the consequences of current drug policy in the United States.  He spoke at St. James Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, on February 6, 2014.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on April 18, 2014.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin TX, community radio, Carl Hart, Carl L Hart, Ziff...
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Sep 3, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features historian Jacqueline Jones on her book  Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical , which examines the writer, orator and agitator in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Jacqueline Jones spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, on March 5, 2018.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on March 23, 2018.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Virginia, Illinois, Chicago,...
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Aug 27, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with organizer and pundit Rahul Mahajan about Afghanistan and US policy, from the fall of the Asian country's monarchy in 1973 through the Taliban's regaining of power there in 2021.  Rahul Mahajan is the author of the 2002 book The New Crusade: America's War on Terrorism , an early critique of Washington's military intervention in Afghanistan.  He spoke from his home in Madison, Wisconsin, on August 23, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Rahul Mahajan, Empire Notes,...
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Aug 13, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Alex Norton of Extinction Rebellion ATX (or, XR Austin) on grief and love in the climate movement.  He spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on October 13, 2019.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Alex Norton, Extinction...
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Aug 6, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This special two-hour edition of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of the rally moderated by William Barber at the Texas Capitol that immediately followed the March for Democracy from Georgetown to Austin, organized by the Poor People's Campaign and Beto O'Rourke's Powered by the People, calling for voting rights, a living federal minimum wage and immigrant justice.  The rally was held on July 31, 2021.  (An objectionable word, stricken from the radio broadcast, is presented here...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Georgetown, Texas, Selma, Montgomery,...
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Jul 23, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  presents the second in a two-part episode with anthropologist and activist David Graeber, taking questions about his book  Debt: The First 5,000 Years .  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on November 9, 2011.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on December 2 and December 9, 2011.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, David Graeber, David Rolfe...
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Jul 16, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  presents the first in a two-part episode with the late anthropologist and activist David Graeber on his book  Debt: The First 5,000 Years .  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on November 9, 2011.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on December 2 and December 9, 2011.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, David Graeber, David Rolfe...
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Jul 9, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  presents the second 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 the panelists continued to answer questions from the moderator as well as began answering questions from the audience.  They spoke at 1152 San Bernard Street in Six Square...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Constance Upshaw, Austin Black...
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Jul 2, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  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 the panelists are heard taking questions exclusively from the moderator.  (The following week's episode has them taking questions also from the audience.)  They spoke at 1152 San...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Constance Upshaw, Austin Black...
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Jun 25, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features the second in a two-part episode with Fred L. McGhee on his book  The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas .  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin on February 27, 2016.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on May 20 and May 27, 2016.  This episode covers questions and answers, following the previous episode's lecture.  (Objectionable language, stricken from the radio broadcast, is...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, United States, US, Liverpool,...
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Jun 18, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features the first in a two-part episode with Fred L. McGhee on his book  The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas .  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin on February 27, 2016.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on May 20 and May 27, 2016.  This episode features him lecturing, while the next episode has him taking questions from those in attendance.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, United States, US, Mexico,...
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Jun 11, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Melissa Forbes, author of Girlhood , and Jordan Shapiro, author of Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad , in conversation about feminism, memoir, and men.  Melissa Febos and Jordan Shapiro spoke from their respective homes in Iowa City and Philadelphia on May 25, 2021.  Susan Post of BookWoman introduced the authors from her own home in Austin.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Melissa Febos, Girlhood,...
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Jun 4, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of an abortion-rights rally held at the Texas Capitol on May 29, 2021.  The "Don't Mess with Texans' Abortions" rally, as it was called, was organized by the Trust Respect Access coalition in opposition to two bills passed by the 87th Texas Legislature, one outlawing abortions upon detection of fetal cardiac activity, and the other an unequivocal abortion ban contingent on the US Supreme Court reversing Roe v. Wade .
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Gulf...
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May 28, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features an interview with anthropologist Smadar Lavie about her book  Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture .  She joined the radio station by telephone from her home in San Francisco on May 18, 2015.  The interview was originally broadcast on May 22, 2015.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin TX, community radio, Smadar Lavie, University of...
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May 21, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Pallavi Guha and Amy Wu discussing their respective books Hear #MeToo in India: News, Social Media, and Anti-Rape and Sexual Harassment Activism  and From Farms to Incubators: Women Innovators Revolutionizing How Food Is Grown .  They spoke at an online event organized by BookWoman on May 14, 2021.  Pallavi Guha spoke from her home in Ellicott City, Maryland, while Amy Wu spoke from hers in Hudson Valley, New York.  BookWoman's owner,...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Salinas, California, Hudson,...
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May 14, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Mauricio Novoa on his poetry collection Memorias from the Beltway , published as a joint release by Flowersong Press and Red Salmon Press, the latter the imprint of Red Salmon Arts, the nonprofit associated with Resistencia Bookstore in Austin, Texas.  The book's editor, Jo Reyes-Boitel, moderated the talk from their home in San Antonio on February 5, 2021.  Also featured was Edward Vidaurre, Flowersong Press's publisher, who performed and...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, San Antonio, McAllen, Texas, Glenmont,...
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May 7, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Sonora Jha on her book How to Raise a Feminist Son: Motherhood, Masculinity, and the Making of My Family .  She spoke on line from her home in Seattle, Washington, on April 9, 2021.  Just over half the talk was in conversation with poet Lisa Olstein, who spoke from her home in Austin, Texas, before the nationwide audience began asking their own questions.  The speakers were introduced by Susan Post of the Austin-based women's bookstore...
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Apr 30, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  presents coverage of a panel on homelessness in Austin, Texas, 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.  They spoke at M-Station Apartments in East Austin on April 3, 2019.  This program's coverage was originally...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Heidi Sloan, Democratic...
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Apr 23, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of the Rally to Stop Asian Hate, organized in Austin, Texas, by the local chapter of Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs in conjunction with other grassroots organizations in Central Texas, and featuring the voices of organizers, advocates, elected officials, and volunteers.  Steve Adler, Saatvik Ahulwalia, Awais Azhar, Colette Pierce Burnette, Greg Casar, Ashley Cheng, Sheryl Cole, Becca DeFelice, Vikki Goodwin, Stella...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, East Austin, San Antonio, Texas,...
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Apr 16, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of Austin Young Democrats' Endorsement Forum, where proponents and opponents of propositions on the city's May 1, 2021, ballot delivered their arguments to the group's membership.  Austin Young Democrats' Vice President, Stephanie LaSala, moderated.  The group's Secretary Pro Tem, Naomi Medica, called on members with questions.  The forum convened on line on April 8, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Austin Young Democrats, AYD,...
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Apr 15, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features sociologist Michael Omi on situating Asian Americans in relation to whiteness.  He spoke at the University of Texas at Austin on January 28, 2013.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on February 8, 2013.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Michael Omi, Ethnic Studies,...
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Apr 2, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features historian Madeline Y. Hsu on her book  The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority , an examination of the historical relationship between changes in US policies and perceptions of Chinese immigrants before the COVID-19 pandemic.  She spoke at the Asian American Resource Center in Austin, Texas, on September 12, 2015.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 23, 2015.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Madeline Hsu, Madeline Y Hsu,...
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Mar 26, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features historian Julia 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.  She spoke at BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on May 16, 2017.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 20, 2017.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Julia L Mickenberg, Julia...
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Mar 19, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features a conversation with filmmaker Anne Lewis about her and Mimi Pickering's 2012 documentary  Anne Braden: Southern Patriot , which profiles a white Southern woman active in various causes, especially the struggle for racial justice, from the 1940s until her death in 2006.  Anne Lewis spoke at the radio station on July 4, 2012.  The interview was originally broadcast on July 13, 2012.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Anne Lewis, University of Texas at Austin, Texas...
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Mar 12, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with station colleague Liz (Heather) Ross, the host of The Sex Ed Show  as well as a member of the collective that hosts the program Austin Artists , about media, the performing arts, and social justice.   Liz Ross spoke from their home in Cedar Park, Texas, on February 18, 2021.  (The interview and its original broadcast preceded the guest's adoption of nonbinary pronouns later in 2021, accompanied by an informal name change...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Heather Ross, Liz Ross, The Sex...
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Mar 5, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Angela Smith on her book Women Drummers: A History from Rock and Jazz to Blues and Country .  She spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on October 23, 2016.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Angela Smith, Women Drummers, A...
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Feb 26, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features writer Elizabeth H. Clare on her book  The Austin Dam Disaster of 1900 .  She spoke at BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on March 4, 2018.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 19, 2018.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Elizabeth Clare, Elizabeth H...
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Feb 19, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features poet Amanda Johnston talking about, and reading from, her debut collection, Another Way to Say Enter .  She performed at Resistencia Bookstore in Austin, Texas, on April 27, 2018.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on September 21, 2018.  (Objectionable language, stricken from the radio broadcasts, is presented here uncensored.)
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Amanda Johnston, Another Way to...
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Feb 12, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features an in-depth interview 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.  She spoke at this radio station on January 27, 2014.  The conversation was originally broadcast on February 7, 2014.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio,...
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Feb 5, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features maritime archaeologist, historical anthropologist and community activist Fred L. McGhee on his book  Austin's Montopolis Neighborhood , a historical look at the multi-ethnic neighborhood southeast of the Texas capital's urban core.  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin's North Loop neighborhood on November 16, 2014.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on December 12, 2014.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Waterloo, Texas, community radio, Fred L McGhee, Fred...
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Jan 29, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Julius G. Getman on his book Restoring the Power of Unions: It Takes a Movement .  He spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, on September 9, 2010.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 29, 2010.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Julius Getman, Jack Getman,...
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Jan 22, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with Jere Locke of the Texas Drought Project about climate and survival in the Biden era.  He spoke from his home in Austin on January 19, 2021.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Jere Locke, Texas Drought...
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Jan 15, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Gary Younge on his book The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream .  A former columnist for The Guardian , Gary Younge is a professor of sociology at the University of Manchester.  He spoke at the University of Texas at Austin on January 29, 2014.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on February 14, 2014.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Gary Younge, The Guardian,...
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Jan 8, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of People United  features Democracy Now! co-host and retired New York Daily News  columnist Juan González on his book News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media , co-authored with Joseph Torres.  Juan González spoke at 5604 Manor Road in Austin, Texas, on April 1, 2012.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on April 6, 2012.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Juan González, News for All...
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Jan 1, 2021 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features journalist and poet John Ross on his book El Monstruo: Dread and Redemption in Mexico City .  He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on February 16, 2010.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on May 28, 2010.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, John Ross, El Monstruo, Dread...
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Dec 18, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features archivist John H. Slate on his book  Lost Austin , with additional reflections from muralist Raúl Valdez and activist Mariann Wizard.  They spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on April 7, 2013.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on April 12, 2013.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, John H Slate, John Slate, Lost...
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Dec 11, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features John Bucy on reviving the Democratic Party in Williamson County, Texas.  Representing the 136th District in the Texas House since January 2019, Bucy previously chaired the Williamson County Democratic Party from March 2016 until December 2017.  He spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, in nearby Travis County, on March 26, 2017.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Travis County, Williamson County,...
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Dec 4, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of an online panel on a book devoted to LGBTQ migrants and communities, Queer and Trans Migrations: Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation , featuring its editors, Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez, and four of its contributors, Myisha Arellanus, Fadi Saleh, Sasha Vijeyeratne, and Ruben Zecena.  They spoke from their respective homes across the United States, and also in Germany, on November 19, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Tucson, Arizona, Los Angeles,...
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Nov 27, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Marcelo Tafoya on Chicano activism, Tex-Mex culture, and the Mexican-American community, with an emphasis on two newspapers he used to published in Austin, Texas, The Echo  and Musica .  He spoke on October 27, 2013 at the Austin History Center as the concluding event of its month-long Brown Berets program series, organized by Gloria Espitia, at the time its Mexican American community archivist, who also moderated the presentation.  This...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Georgetown, Texas, A Journalistic View...
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Nov 20, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features linguist and cognitive scientist George Lakoff on his book The Political Mind: Why You Can't Understand 21st-Century American Politics with an 18th-Century Brain .  He spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, on July 17, 2008.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on September 26, 2008.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, George Lakoff, University of California,...
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Nov 13, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Rebecca Bell-Metereau, one of the few Democratic candidates to flip a Republican-held office in 2020, on the problems and controversies with the Texas State Board of Education, where she begins representing District 5 in January 2021.  She spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin during an earlier run for the office on October 16, 2016.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on October 21, 2016.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, San Marcos, Texas, Rebecca...
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Nov 6, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features a conversation with author and pundit Rahul Mahajan and community organizer Carmen Llanes Pulido about the meaning of the 2020 elections in the United States from a local to a global scale.  Rahul Mahajan spoke from his home in Madison, Wisconsin, and Carmen Llanes Pulido from hers in Austin, Texas, on November 4, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Travis County, Williamson County,...
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Oct 30, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features environmental activist Diane Wilson on her struggle to clean up her native Calhoun County, particularly her efforts to hold Formosa Plastics accountable for polluting Lavaca Bay and other Texas waterways.  She spoke from her home in Seadrift on October 6, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Seadrift, Point Comfort, Calhoun...
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Oct 23, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with Madelyn Morneault, Lauryn Ott and Anna Sweeney of Women's March Austin and also presents coverage of the rally they organized at Wooldridge Park in celebration of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and against the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett as her successor.  Host Allan Campbell spoke with the organizers from their respective homes in Austin on October 20, 2020.  Selena Alvarenga, Wendy Davis,...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Wooldridge Park, Wooldridge...
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Oct 16, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Jackie Nirenberg, the community engagement manager for the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, on Project Connect, its plan for a new transit system in Austin, Texas, that includes light rail, underground tunnels, and expanded express-bus service.  She spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on February 9, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Jackie Nirenberg, Capital...
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Oct 9, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features writer and organizer Bill Fletcher, Jr., on race, settler colonialism, international solidarity, and the Palestinian question.  He spoke at St. James' Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, on July 14, 2015.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on January 22, 2016.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Bill Fletcher, Jr, Black Lives...
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Oct 2, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features social theorist and cultural historian Nicole Guidotti-Hernández on her book Unspeakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National Imaginaries , which examines racial and gender violence along the US-Mexico border from 1851 until 1910 and its contributions to notions of national identity and empire in both countries.  The author spoke at BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on April 17, 2012.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Nicole Guidotti-Hernández,...
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Sep 16, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features a conversation about radio with Tracey Schulz, a veteran not only of that radio station in Austin but also of various ones in Central Texas.  The subject of KOOP Radio's Fall 2020 Membership Drive, being held throughout the month of September that year, is also discussed intermittently.  Host Allan Campbell from his residence in Austin used an Internet connection to reach his guest at his home in New Braunfels on September 10, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Texas, Central Texas,...
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Sep 16, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features Andrew Maraniss on his book Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South , a biography of the first Black American to play college basketball in the Southeastern Conference.  Andrew Maraniss spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on March 30, 2015.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on May 29, 2015.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Andrew Maraniss, Strong Inside,...
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Sep 11, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features civil-rights activist Sarwat Husain and retired FBI agent Coleen Rowley, each reflecting on the aftermath of the coordinated attacks on New York, Arlington, and the state of Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.  Sarwat Husain was interviewed at the Texas Capitol after the Muslim Peace March on September 9, 2007, for an episode originally broadcast five days later.  Coverage of Coleen Rowley's presentation at 5604 Manor Road in Austin on...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, San Antonio, Texas, Sarwat Husain,...
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Sep 4, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Fred B. Glass on understanding labor history and organizing for the current moment.  Author of the book From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement , Fred Glass is active with both the California Federation of Teachers and the East Bay Democratic Socialists of America.  He spoke at the Texas AFL-CIO at an event organized by Austin DSA on May 12, 2019.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, California, Chicago, Illinois,...
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Aug 14, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features political strategist and author Rinku Sen on creating spaces of belonging in pursuit of racial justice.  She spoke at St James' Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, on March 1, 2012.  Coverage of her talk was originally broadcast on this program on April 13, 2012.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Rinku Sen, Applied Research...
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Aug 7, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features community organizer Carlos Perez de Alejo and social worker Harjit Singh Gill on the subject of anarchism from a historical and international perspective.  They spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on January 15, 2012.  Coverage of the talk was originally broadcast on this program on January 20, 2012.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Harjit Singh Gill, Institute...
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Jul 31, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents two conversations about police brutality in Central Texas that originally aired in 2005, following the public uproar over the killing of eighteen year-old Daniel Rocha by Austin police officer Julie Schroeder.  The conversation with social-movement historian Alan Gómez, civil-liberties advocate Debbie Russell, the late poet raúlrsalinas, organizer Rene Valdez, and an anonymous Taser victim from Williamson County was originally broadcast...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Central Texas, United States,...
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Jul 24, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of another intergenerational panel on climate action, which welcomed back Matthew Kim of both the Austin Climate Coalition and Students for Climate Action, Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea from Precinct 2, and George Wunch of Students Fighting Climate Change, and which also featured Austin City Council member Leslie Pool from District 7 and a new moderator, Aly Tharp of the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth.  They...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Travis County, Texas, Aly Tharp,...
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Jul 17, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  presents coverage of an intergenerational panel on climate action, featuring Austin City Council member Alison Alter from District 10, Matthew Kim of both the Austin Climate Coalition and Students for Climate Action, Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea from Precinct 2, and George Wunch of Students Fighting Climate Action.  They spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church on November 10, 2019.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Alison Alter, Austin City...
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Jul 10, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Tom "Smitty" Smith, the executive director of the Texas Electric Transportation Resources Alliance (and the retired director of Texas Public Citizen), on electric vehicles in Texas.  He spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on March 8, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Tom Smitty Smith, Tom Smith,...
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Jul 3, 2020 Allan Campbell
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After the US Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in 2020 against Louisiana's abortion restrictions in June Medical Services v. Russo , which upheld its previous 5-3 decision against Texas's abortion law in  Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt , this episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  remembers the 2013 Texas legislative sessions and the struggle against the abortion omnibus bill that was subsequently ruled unconstitutional, with Heather Busby, then of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas; Sarah Wheat of...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Louisiana, community radio, United States, US,...
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Jun 26, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features social theorist Alison Kafer and performer-playwright Jesús I. Valles on queer issues in intersectional context.  Alison Kafer spoke about her book Feminist, Queer, Crip  at BookWoman in Austin, Texas, on October 8, 2013.  This program's coverage of her talk was originally broadcast on March 7, 2014.  Jesús I. Valles participated in the teach-in "Policing in America" at Huston-Tillotson University, also in Austin, on March...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Alison Kafer, Feminist Queer...
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Jun 19, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's  People United  features sociologist and former journalist Natalie Byfield on her book  Savage Portrayals: Race, Media & the Central Park Jogger Story .  She spoke at St. James Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, on February 28, 2013.  Coverage was originally broadcast on October 4, 2013.  This remastered version also features re-recorded introductions.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Natalie Byfield, Natalie P...
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Jun 12, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features activists Gilbert Rivera and Susana Almanza on the purpose and legacy of the Brown Berets in Austin, Texas.  They spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin on March 27, 2013.  This program's coverage was originally broadcast on March 29, 2013.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, community radio, Gilbert Rivera, Susana Almanza,...
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Jun 3, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  revisits a discussion led by Jen Waller and Tom Hintze of Less Wall, More Street with residents of Austin, Texas, about political repression and everyday acts of police violence.  They spoke at MonkeyWrench Books on August 26, 2012.  The program's coverage was originally broadcast on January 4, 2013.  This remastered version, with re-recorded introductions, was aired during the nationwide protests against police brutality that followed George...
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, New York, Boston,...
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May 29, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features anthropologist Shannon Speed on her book Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State .  She spoke at the University of Texas at Austin on March 3, 2020.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Travis County, Taylor, Williamson...
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May 22, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features an interview with organizer, author and pundit Rahul Mahajan about struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The conversation was recorded at host Allan Campbell's residence in Austin, Texas, on May 14, 2020.  Rahul Mahajan joined through a mobile device from his home in Madison, Wisconsin.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Texas, Rahul Mahajan, Trump...
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Feb 28, 2020 Allan Campbell
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This episode of KOOP Radio's People United  features Claudia Muñoz of Grassroots Leadership on immigration and criminal justice in Texas.  She spoke at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin on September 15, 2019.
Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, community radio, Austin, Travis County, Taylor, Williamson...