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Texas Standard: June 7, 2018

A new tactic by US border agents to stop would be asylum seekers: physically getting in the way before they can make their claim, we’ll explore. Also after the Santa Fe high school shooting governor Abbot came up with a list of plans to cut back on gun violence, one plan will give a million dollars to a gun safety group backed by the gun industry, we’ll hear about it. Also, is smartphone addiction a thing? Apple seems to think so, Omar Gallaga of 512 Tech breaks down what the company plans to do about it. And a secret Pentagon plan revealed: using artificial intelligence to find hidden nuclear weapons. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: August 18, 2017

In a place where there’s little water already, rising demand raising the stakes for everyone. We’re live from Marfa Public Radio today! Also, he may have hit a wall with congress, but President trump is moving fast to make a lasting mark on another front, and Texas is ground zero. Tilting the balance on the federal bench. And just a few miles from here they’re warming up the famous Mcdonald observatory telescopes as the US prepares for a rare solar eclipse. But why’s this one so special, and for researchers, what left to learn? And sine die for the special session, the week in Texas politics and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

V&B – ADL & Transgender Studies Part 1

Views and Brews joined up with Equality Texas and The Anti-Defamation League of Austin to learn through the lenses of trans folks and the dad of a trans youth about what it means to be transgender.

Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts Dylan Forbis, Claire Bow, Ken Ballard, and Carmarion D. Anderson discuss what the political landscape looks like here in Texas, and how that relates to the trans community.

V&B – ADL & Transgender Studies Part 2

Views and Brews joined up with Equality Texas and The Anti-Defamation League of Austin to learn through the lenses of trans folks and the dad of a trans youth about what it means to be transgender.

Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts Dylan Forbis, Claire Bow, Ken Ballard, and Carmarion D. Anderson discuss what the political landscape looks like here in Texas, and how that relates to the trans community.