Megaphone Texas

Series produced by Pius Wong

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Real voices. Real politics. Real Texas. Opinions from everyday Texans on progressive issues.

Uncensored opinions of everyday Texans on local and national politics, policies, and other major issues affecting their lives, starting with the 2018 elections. Also streamed via podcast at https://megaphonetexas.podbean.com/


17 Pieces

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Sheri Soltes is a nonprofit CEO in Austin, Texas, and she's running for Travis County Commissioner, Precinct 3, covering parts of Austin, Lakeway, ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 14:45
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Retired lawyer Lorri in Austin volunteers to help immigration organizations and asylum seekers in Central Texas. Lorri objects to how ICE and for-...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 19:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marina is a pediatric nurse from Austin and the Rio Grande Valley who deeply opposes the detention centers for children crossing the Texas-Mexico b...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 26:01
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Recent violence in El Paso made Ana in Austin reflect on immigrants in America. She talks about what she has learned living and working at the bor...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 17:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Lisa from San Antonio and Austin describes how she has been involved in politics since she was a kid, and how she is especially involved now. She ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 11:31
Caption: Photo of Big Bend in Texas., Credit: Pius Wong
Jan from Bastrop in Central Texas is hugely concerned about the way the USA is handling several issues at the border with Mexico.

Bought by KRZA and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Michelle from Bastrop County discusses increasing political participation among rural Texans. She wants better government representatives who meet...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:07
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Lisa from Austin describes postcard activism projects in Texas and around the country. She explains how postcards can help get out the vote and in...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 05:33
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Vanessa from Austin, Texas, talks about why she wants the detention centers at the border to be closed. She describes what she saw in the children'...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:10
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Helen is a proud Texas voter in District 10. She feels that younger people have a moral and civic duty to vote, or else they cede their power to he...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:51
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Constance votes in the 2nd US Congressional District of Texas and resides in Houston. She's considering several major issues when casting her ball...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:07
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Sheri is part of the 25th US Congressional District in Texas. She's following and has met multiple candidates on her ballot, including those for U...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:34
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Kirk is part of the 10th District of Texas, which cuts into Austin. Kirk is voting for his representatives to heed scientists' warnings and take cl...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:42
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Diana is a part of the 10th District of Texas. She talks about how she is voting for representatives who will protect against the erosion of rights...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:34
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Amy is part of the 10th District of Texas. She typically has significant criticisms of both the Republican and Democratic parties, but during the 2...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:26
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Randy is part of the 10th District of Texas. He says that healthcare for all Texans and for all Americans is an important issue for him in this nex...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 07:41
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Briana is part of the 10th District of Texas. Some of the top issues she's thinking about for the upcoming election are healthcare, refugees and im...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:55