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Standing Room Only – Citizens United, A Narrative

On Oct. 4, a monologue written by James Allison, “Justice John Paul Stevens Dissents,”  was performed by actor/violinist/school board member Lois Sabo-Skelton. The monologue, based on Stevens’ powerful dissent from the 2010 Citizens United ruling, focuses on the corruptive potential of limitless corporate spending in our elections. The performance was followed by Q&A and a reception. Direction by Steve Krahnke, …

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Bring It On! – January 13, 2014

On the first show of 2014, Eric Love and Leila Randle welcome guests Nicole Griffin and Ignoisco Miles. PART ONE The Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., often called Martin Luther King Day, is a United States holiday marking the birth date of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year, around …

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Hola Bloomington – January 10, 2014

Hostess Minerva Sosa and Ramon Tristani presented a prerecorded interview with Prof. Gaffney. Prof. Gaffney talks about “Rio de Janeiro”, “A lost beauty.” Also the EcoRreport with Ramon Tristani and the students of the Academy with their segment “Desde los pasillos”… and the events of the week.

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EcoReport – Maura Stephens: Dangers of Fracking

In today’s EcoReport feature, New York-based Independent journalist Maura Stephens talks about the environmental dangers of fracking, and describes recent efforts to stop fracking made by independent journalists, activists, and other concerned community members.

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bloomingOUT – January 9, 2014

Activist, writer, blogger, public speaker Reverend Irene Monroe talks about the significance to the black queer community of Robin Robert’s’ coming out, how Martin Luther King might have reacted to homophobia and other related issues. Casting Producer for America’s Got Talent Andrew Ward discusses his career and interesting aspects of a major talent show like AGT as well as announcing …

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EcoReport – January 9, 2014

In today’s EcoReport feature, New York-based Independent journalist Maura Stephens talks about the environmental dangers of fracking, and describes recent efforts to stop fracking made by independent journalists, activists, and other concerned community members. EcoReport 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 …

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Standing Room Only – Racial Prejudice and the Drug War, Part 2

On Tuesday November 5th a forum on the drug-war was held in the City Council Chambers in Bloomington . The NAACP is the primary sponsor of a forum which examined the effects of the War on Drugs and alternatives to it. IU Professor Audrey McCluskey served as moderator, and discussed the racial injustice of the drug war using the book …

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bloomingOUT – January 3, 2013

Native of England, Provincetown MA resident, singer/songwriter Zoe Lewis talks about her career, music, latest CDs, tours and musical scores.  Music selections are “This Skin” from her “A Cure for the Hiccups” CD; title track from “Rotary Phone” CD; and “When Dog Meets Wolf.”  Co-director of Bloomington Pride Film Festival Abby Henkel and volunteer Kyle Hayes stop by with further …

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EcoReport – December 26, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, Lucille Bertuccio talks about the environmental lessons of the natural world, as covered in her recently published book of essays. EcoReport 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 …

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EcoReport – Sara Beth Klee Mundy: Indiana Fish and Wildlife

In today’s EcoReport feature, Sara Beth Klee Mundy, a herpetologist with Indiana Fish and Wildlife, talks about efforts to protect Eastern Box Turtles impacted by I-69.

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