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People United features Gina Hinojosa, the outgoing Board Trustee in At-Large Position 8 for the Austin Independent School District and also the presumptive Representative of District 49 in the 85th Texas State Legislature, on public education in Texas.
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People United features Chandra Villanueva of the Center for Public Policy Priorities on adequately and equitably funding public schools in Texas.
People United features Norma Elia Cantú on Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, her fictionalized memoir of life along the border separating Texas and Mexico, now in an expanded edition.
People United features Michael Davis, a founding member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, on Jewish identification, Palestinian solidarity, and human rights.
People United speaks with writer and organizer Bill Fletcher, Jr., about national politics, international affairs, continuing struggle, and passing the torch to the next generation.
People United features journalist Dawn Paley on her book Drug War Capitalism, which examines the role of Washington's drug war in promoting the arms trade, privatization, foreign direct investment, and terror in Latin America.
People United speaks with Texas Observer reporter Patrick Michels about school districts and corporate welfare in the Lone Star State, the focus of his cover story in the magazine's March 2016 issue.
People United features author Richard Zelade on his books Austin Murder & Mayhem, Guy Town by Gaslight: A History of Vice in Austin's First Ward, and Austin in the Jazz Age, which together chronicle underreported aspects of the Texas city's history from the 1870s through the 1920s.
People United features Andrea Brauer and Ed Scruggs of Texas Gun Sense on gun laws and gun violence in the Lone Star State.
People United devotes most of the hour to Kristin Houlé of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty on the future of capital punishment in the Lone Star State, before concluding with coverage of the Workers Defense Action Fund's 2016 candidates forum, this time focused on the race for Travis County District Attorney.