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EcoReport – July 16, 2015

The Bogazici University Summer School on Institutions, Justice and Democracy was held this June in Istanbul, Turkey. The event included discussions on environmental justice. Filiz Cicek spoke with one of the attendees, Dr Amrita Baviskar of India. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, …

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EcoReport – July 16, 2015

The Bogazici University Summer School on Institutions, Justice and Democracy was held this June in Istanbul, Turkey. The event included discussions on environmental justice. Filiz Cicek spoke with one of the attendees, Dr Amrita Baviskar of India. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, …

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EcoReport – Amita Baviskar: Political Ecology

Filiz Cicek talks to Amita Baviskar about Political Ecology, and how caring for the environment is also a quest for Social Justice.

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Standing Room Only – An Interview with Indiana Author James Madison

Author James Madison spoke on June 24th at the annual meeting of the Friends of Monroe County Library about his new book Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana. Madison is the Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington. In this lecture, he shares stories spanning 200 years, from Indiana as a frontier state to the present …

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New Group Collects Free Clothing for Transgender Youth

A new group in Bloomington is organizing the collection and distribution of free clothing for transgender youth in the area. WFHB correspondent Kyle Boen has more on that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – July 15, 2015

Last night the Bloomington Board of Public Works approved selling the old Rogers Street fire station to the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation for one dollar; Conservative politicians are lining up to compete for the District 9 seat in U.S. Congress that represents much of south-central Indiana; A recent Supreme Court decision could have significant effects on the redistricting issue …

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Google Contributes $150,000 to I.U. for STEM Research

Google has contributing $150,000 to a study by two Indiana University researchers who want to understand the connection between early childhood experiences and interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM. Adam Maltese and Kylie Peppler, associate professors at IU’s school of education, will study how putting things together and taking them apart can promote a …

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Lotus Foundation Buys Old Fire Station For $1.00

Last night the Bloomington Board of Public Works approved selling the old Rogers Street fire station to the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation for one dollar. Over the years, staff have consulted with other arts groups and artists interested in the building. The former fire station is at 105 South Rogers Street. Economic and Sustainable Development Director, Miah Michaelson noted …

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Interchange – Innovation Is Nothing New: Novelty in the Middle Ages

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Popular models of innovation (including buzzwords such as “creative destruction” or “disruptive innovation”) prize getting rid of anything that’s old. But some folks are starting to reimagine innovation in different terms: as reusing, recycling, refurbishing, sampling, or updating the old. In her new book, The Medieval New, Patricia Ingham shows that creative models combining old AND new have a long …

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IOM – Money Smarts on the Road

If you’re lucky, you get a chance to get out of town a few days each summer. But just because you’re taking a break from work doesn’t mean you’re taking a vacation from being money smart.

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