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Interchange – Freedom’s Just Another Word For Absurdity: Sartre, Beauvoir, and Camus

Sartre and Beauvoir on a plane in Brazil.

What do acting, literature and philosophy have in common with branding, fascism and incarceration? How can the humanities confront the problem of the other and the rise of right wing ideology in the US and France? We’ll pose those question to the first couple of existentialism, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre, and we’ll invite another guest to the …

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Hola Bloomington – January 15, 2016

WFHB Community Radio’s Spanish language news & public affairs program  Locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Carlos Bakota platican sobre nuevos acontecimientos y noticias relevantes a nuestro estado, país, y ciudad. Además hablan sobre la agenda del nuevo alcalde de Bloomington, John Hamilton.  Hola Bloomington’s hosts Minerva Sosa and Carlos Bakota talk about current events and updates relating to our nation, state and …

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bloomingOUT – Drew Anderson – January 14, 2016

JP and Ryne talk with Drew Anderson from the Indiana Democratic party about Mike Pence’s reputation and legislation, and how it affects the LGBT community in Indiana. Ryne and JP host a musical tribute to the late LGBT icon and singer, David Bowie. Plus a new installment of our weekly segment, Open Doors. CREDITS Anchors: Ryne Shadday & Jeff Poling …

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Legal Rights for non-Human Animals

In today’s Ecoreport feature, Alyce Miller and Lucille Bertuccio talk about the movement to grant legal rights to non-human animals.

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EcoReport – January 14, 2016

Due to a technical error, the EcoReport Show was not recorded today. Here is the script for today’s show. Today’s Feature was an interview with Alyce Miller and Lucille Bertuccio concerning the movement to grant legal rights to non-human animals. It will be posted separately. Good morning and welcome to EcoReport. For W-F-H-B, I’m Linda Lightner. And I’m Glenn Lightner. …

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New Sessions of Bloomington Code School Announced

The Bloomington Technology Partnership has announced that the next session of Bloomington Code School will run from January 25 to April 13. The program is free for Monroe County residents and seeks to help residents learn web development and design skills to fill tech jobs. So far roughly 200 Monroe County residents have participated in the program since June of …

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Tavis Smiley to Release a New Book With Contributions from IU Faculty

IU alumnus Tavis Smiley is releasing a new book with contributions from IU faculty entitled “The Covenant With Black America: Ten Years Later”. The book is a follow up to one Smiley wrote in 2006 that laid out a plan to address 10 issues facing African-Americans. According to a press release from IU, Smiley concludes little has changed in terms …

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Voices in the Street – “Toasting the New Year: Hopes and Dreams for 2016”

A new year is here, a time for reflection and resolution. How are people in Bloomington resolving to improve themselves and our world? In this special edition of Voices in the Street, WFHB hit the streets of Bloomington to find all about hopes and dreams for 2016.

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Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard to Start 2016 Events

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard has began its 2016 with a variety of events including a “Hub Family Lunch” on Thursday, January 21, 12:30-1:30pm. The lunch is open to all and sign up is not required. They are also holding an MLK Day event on Monday, January 18th, from 9-10:30. According to their press release, they are currently looking for volunteers and …

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Mayor John Hamilton Discusses Contaminants in the Local Water Supply

Bloomington Utilities Department supplies water to about 120,000 people throughout Monroe and Brown counties. In recent months the Department has notified the public about increasing levels of chemicals known as disinfectant byproducts. Exposure to those byproducts can cause serious health problems, including cancer. This morning Hamilton laid out a plan for reducing those levels and increasing transparency at the Utilities …

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