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Kite Line- September 29, 2017: Prison Imperialism

The phenomenon of mass incarceration has made the United States the world leader in carceral punishment. With only four percent of the world’s population, the United States accounts for 20% of the world’s incarcerated persons. In fact, the U.S. Is the pioneer of mass incarceration and the attendant police militarization and prison industry that are its foundation. Programs like “three …

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Voices in the Street: “Taking a knee during the national anthem, is it an appropriate form of protest?”

Since Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 pre-season, the gesture has become a common sight prior to NFL games. Last weekend, President Trump weighed in suggesting that NFL owners should fire NFL players who protest by taking a knee. We have gone out into the streets and asked: How do you feel about football players …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: John Tilford

Veterans’ issues advocate John Tilford served as a Marine in Vietnam and then, a few years later, joined the Army Reserve. He eventually became a key intelligence figure on Afghanistan just before the United States went to war there in 2001. Tilford’s intelligence work has included analyzing the actions of the North Korean leadership as well as the relationship between …

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Daily Local News – September 28, 2017

The Cook Group reach an agreement with the City of Bloomington worth $100,000 a year; Indianapolis based developer Mecca Companies, Incorporated has received multiple incentives to increase affordable housing in Bloomington; Monroe County officials and social service agencies come together for Monroe County’s first annual opioid summit. FEATURE Veterans’ issues advocate John Tilford served as a Marine in Vietnam and …

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Eco Report Feature – September 28,2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Abby Henkel, Communications Director for Sycamore Land Trust. The discussion of monarch butterflies population levels, tagging the monarchs, and the native plant project.

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Eco Report- September 28, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Activate! – LIFEDesigns: Vonnie Peischl

Air date: 10/02/2017 Initially fueled by her son’s utilization of services, Vonnie Peischl’s long-standing involvement at LIFEDesigns has been instrumental in improving their visibility and development efforts. Vonnie’s perspective as a devoted parent is highly valued – from small committee meetings to representing LIFEDesigns to the general community. Vonnie’s talent for fundraising has produced some of the most successful events …

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Standing Room Only: Reconciliation Projects — The Vexed Racial Politics of Genetics Ancestry Testing

On September 14, sociologist Dr. Alondra Nelson spoke about racial politics in DNA testing. Dr. Nelson is a Columbia University professor of sociology and the president of the Social Science Research Council. She was also Indiana University’s Institute for Advanced Study Fall 2017 Branigin Lecturer, which was jointly sponsored by the Council for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society …

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Interchange – The Troublesome Films of Charles Burnett

We’re joined by James Naremore to discuss the cinema of Charles Burnett, who’s been called the nation’s least-known great filmmaker and the country’s most important African-American director. His major works, such as Killer of Sheep, To Sleep with Anger, The Glass Shield, and Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property explore history’s effect on the structure of family. In films about working-class …

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Petition Asks to Remove KKK Mural from IU

A series of murals at Indiana University is facing increasing criticism in the renewed push to wipe out statues and commemorations of racism and slavery in the U.S. In a panel of the Thomas Benton Murals at IU’s Woodburn Hall, a series of hooded Ku Klux Klan members lift their arms around a burning cross. One of the members is …

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