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Sun 9/17/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll celebrate the untimely passing of Walter Becker, one-half of the great Steely Dan, by playing a big batch of songs & samples. Expect some classics along with some rare tracks and covers. 

Fri 9/15/2017 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a panel discussion on CodeNEXT, the proposed revision to the City of Austin's Land Development Code, in the context of gentrification and displacement on the city's east side.  Austin American-Statesman columnist Alberta Phillips moderated, and the panelists included (l-r) Fred McGhee, Susana Almanza, Eric Tang, Jane Rivera, and Carmen Llanes Pulido.  They spoke on September 9, 2017, at the headquarters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 520.

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Sun 9/10/2017 3:30 pm

On Sunday's show we'll likely be in the last stretch of KOOP Radio's Membership Drive. Let's finish with BANG by playing all Beastie Boys samples from "Paul's Boutique"!!! As usual, if you donate I'll rap about you on the air. Even if you have a peg-leg at the end of your stump-ah.


Fri 9/8/2017 1:00 pm

People United features environmental historian and educator Katherine Pace on the role that flash floods played in shaping residential segregation, public parks and gentrification here in Austin.

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Tue 9/5/2017 7:00 pm

Alternative Radio (webstream) has author Jonathan Kozol, who has long documented inequities in the US education system.

Fri 9/1/2017 1:00 pm

People United features physician Rachel Pearson and Texas Observer editor Forrest Wilder, discussing her memoir No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine.

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Tue 8/29/2017 7:00 pm

Alternative Radio (web stream) has media theorist Robert A. Hackett on his book Journalism and Climate Crisis: Public Engagement, Media Alternatives, which he co-authored with Susan Forde, Shane Gunster, and Kerrie Foxwell-Norton.

Sun 8/27/2017 3:30 pm

On this Sunday's Free Samples, we're spinning our most high-energy, jazzercise friendly tracks to pump you up for membership drive. Expect cuts from Lyrics Born, Beastie Boys, Aretha Franklin, De La Soul, Kool & the Gang, and more! And, all contributors will get a freestyle rap, live on-air!

Sat 8/26/2017 10:00 pm

KOOP will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love on August 26. All Saturday shows will feature music from 1967! Turn On - Tune In - Call Up (and Pledge)!

Fri 8/25/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Medea Benjamin, speaking on her book The Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection, and also addressing President Trump's contested travel ban, which omits Saudi Arabia from its list of Muslim-majority countries from which foreign nationals are denied entry to the United States.

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