Home > Public Affairs (page 10)

Public Affairs

Interchange – White Lies to Brown Women: The Disingenuous Feminism of the Right

Our opening song is “Lagi” by Aziza Brahim, and she provides all the music for the program. Lagi is Arabic and means Refugee–the song’s opening line is “Ever since I arrived in this world I have lived as a refugee.” In our show today with Sara Farris we’ll ask, what’s behind the right-wing demand for women’s rights in the context …

Read More »

Bring It On! – July 10, 2017

Best Wishes Joe! Hosts Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright honor News Director Joe Crawford. Joe is leaving WFHB after 5 years for colder weather and the news story in his next community. Clarence, Cornelius, and Joe discuss behind the scenes topics about public affairs programming including African-American public affairs programming. PART ONE Hosts Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright honor News …

Read More »

Hola Bloomington – July 7, 2017

Locutores Melanie Oben y Jose Luis entrevistaron a Ozzy De Santiago y Erin Bammann sobre la clinica Voluntarios en Medicina y todos los servicios que ofrecen. Hosts Melanie Oben and Jose Luis interview Ozzy De Santiago and Erin Bammann about the Clinic, Volunteers in Medicine and the services they offer.

Read More »

bloomingOUT – Josh Peters – July 6, 2017

Join our anchors Colin and Jessie as they discuss LGBTQ+ politics on the state and local level with Josh Peters, President of Indiana Stonewall Democrats. Indiana Stonewall Democrats are the LGBTQ+ constituency caucus of The Indiana Democratic Party. They are committed to pushing for civil equality for LGBTQ+ Hoosiers and accomplish this by endorsing, supporting, and voting for Democratic candidates …

Read More »

Eco Feature: Willy Perez On Ecotourism in Ecuador, Part 2

Eco Report correspondent Bob Kissel visited Ecuador earlier this year for a two-week bird-watching tour. Kissel interviewed the guide leading his tour, Willy Perez, about biodiversity in Ecuador, the country’s approaches to conservation, how Perez became involved with ecotourism. This is the second part of Kissel’s interview.

Read More »

EcoReport- July 6, 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 …

Read More »

Interchange – Pete Seeger: Plain and Complicated

Today on Independence Day, your independent, community radio station in Bloomington, Indiana presents “Pete Seeger: Plain and Complicated.” It’s hard to know where to begin but let’s start with one of the most popular songs of the mid-20th century, The Weavers rendition of “Goodnight Irene” by Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Leadbelly. This is a song which seems a kind …

Read More »

Hola Bloomington – June 30, 2017

Locutoras Maria Auxi, Minerva Sosa y Melanie Oben Hablan de los eventos para el verano para las familias de Bloomington y otros condados. Hosts Maria Auxi, Minerva Sosa and Melanie Oben talks about events in Bloomington for the families in Bloomington and surrounding counties.

Read More »

Eco Report – June 29, 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 …

Read More »

Eco Feature: Indiana’s Response to Climate Change, Pt. 2

In today’s Eco Report feature, we hear the second part of correspondent Norm Holy’s conversation with Indiana University professor and acclaimed scientist Ellen Ketterson, who is part of a team of faculty working to develop plans for responding to climate change in Indiana. Last month, IU announced it would invest 55 million dollars in the project as part of the …

Read More »