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Interchange – Tracking Subversives: Alan Wald On the Development of the Literary Left

Alan Wald (2011)

According to or my guest, Alan Wald, the aim of the literary radical is “to endow history with meaning.” Literary radicalism is less a noun than a verb….It’s a work in progress, an evolving tradition of activism and commitment obsessed with its own identity. Its orders, its achievements, its efficacy.* We track three “subversives” in our program and offer their …

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Ins and Outs of Money – What’s in the Cards for the Future?

Increased security “pin and chip” credit cards are becoming the norm outside the USA—you don’t want to be caught on a trip overseas without one. Hear what to do to prepare for the transition when it arrives here. Produced by Ryan Stacy and Associate Producer Kristina Wiltsee. It’s part of the It’s Your Money Project at Monroe County Public Library.

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Switchyard Brewing Company Opening South of Downtown

Switchyard Brewing Company is a Bloomington brew pub that started in 2014. Since then, owners Kurtis Cummings and Michael Korus have been brewing their beer in holding tanks in their garage. Now the company is beginning to develop. Reporter Hannah Boone has more on the company’s new location and growing fanbase.

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Activate! – All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center: Gina Gordon

LINKS All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center All-Options Peer Counseling Advocate & Office Support Escorts for Choice Middle Way House Crisis Line

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Daily Local News – November 3, 2015

A new study has cast doubt on the benefits of what are commonly known as TIF (“tiff”) districts; November has officially been declared National Runaway Prevention Month in Monroe County. FEATURE Switchyard Brewing Company is a Bloomington brew pub that started in 2014. Since then, owners Kurtis Cummings and Michael Korus have been brewing their beer in holding tanks in …

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The Future of Switchyard Park

In June, the City of Bloomington approved selling borrowing forty-seven million dollars to finance infrastructure work for the newly consolidated downtown Tax Increment Financing district. Twenty-five million dollars of that amount is to be used for development of Bloomington’s Switchyard Park. This park is planned for a roughly 58-acre piece of land on Bloomington’s south side, formerly used as a …

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Daily Local News – November 2, 2015

The Interfaith Winter Shelter opened its doors last night for the first time in seven months; Bloomington Parks and Recreation staff have recommended several fee increases for using city facilities; Voters will choose the next mayor of Bloomington as well as all 9 members of the City Council tomorrow. FEATURE In June, the City of Bloomington approved selling borrowing forty-seven …

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Bring It On! – November 2, 2015

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell welcome Thomas “TC” Costley. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Liz welcome Thomas “TC” Costley, founder of the New Jersey Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club. he joins us to shed some light on his work in maintaining the legacy of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, the first peacetime all-black regiments in the U.S. …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Conclusion: Fall to Pieces

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“Berenice” by Edgar Allan Poe is the featured story for the Halloween finale of “American Girls Horror Stories.” One of Poe’s lesser-known tales, “Berenice” so shocked its first readers in 1835 that in subsequent printings for the rest of the author’s life four paragraphs were censored. The bookish narrator prefers an intellectual fantasy world, but becomes obsessed with the enduring …

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Hola Bloomington – October 30, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington  Araceli Gómez-Aldana  y Raquel Anderson hablan sobre el movimiento para el comercio justo o Fair Trade. ¿De dónde vienen los productos que compramos y cómo afectan las comunidades de centro y sur américa? Entrevistan a Gracia Valliant, Maria Ney y Kelly Sexiton, todas miembras del grupo Fair Trade Bloomington.   Hola Bloomington’s hosts Araceli Gomez-Aldan and …

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