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Texans talk at the rodeo

Lassoing viewpoints from folks at the Austin rodeo Story Transcript MATTHEW PALEVSKY, JOURNALIST: This is Matt Palevsky, and I’m deep in the heart of Texas at the Austin City Rodeo. We’re talking to the cowboys and the cowgirls here about how they feel about this upcoming primary and the general election. ~~~ RON BOWLING, JOHN […]

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Texas flea market

The Real News visits a flea market in Austin to find out how people plan to vote Story Transcript MATT PALEVSKY, JOURNALIST: This is Matt Palevsky, and I’m deep in the heart of Texas. I’m at a large flea market right outside of Austin, where predominantly immigrant workers come to shop. These are the people […]

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Gaza conflict escalates

Sameh Habeeb: More than 100 Palestinians killed in Israeli attack Story Transcript ZAA NKWETA, PRESENTER: The conflict in Gaza continues to escalate. Following a five-day-long Israeli offensive, at least 100 Palestinians were killed. The Palestinian Authority has stated that it will pull out of peace talks, while at the same time, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud […]

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Caution, elections ahead

Latinos at a Texas flea market talk about the importance of this election Story Transcript MATTHEW PALEVSKY, JOURNALIST: This is Matt Palevsky, and I’m deep in the heart of Texas. I’m at a large flea market right outside of Austin, where predominantly immigrant workers come to shop. These are the people with the least say […]

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Driving taxi in Texas

Taxi driver for Clinton Story Transcript MOURAD, TAXI DRIVER: I moved from Morocco, North Africa. MATTHEW PALEVSKY, JOURNALIST: So what do you think of the election here, the primary? MOURAD: Oh, it’s a big mess. The race is too tight. You know. It’s hard to tell who’s going to win the nomination. You know. PALEVSKY: […]

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Racist video sparks fury

Airing of racist video in South Africa causes widespread outrage and protests Story Transcript Racist video sparks outrage in South Africa guardian.co.uk TEXT ON SCREEN: Thousands of students have been protesting at the Free State University in South Africa after a video made by white students humiliating black university employees surfaced this week. The video, […]