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EcoFeature – Julianna Dailey Speaks With Youth Activist Liam Murphy

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Julianna Dailey speaks with a young activist who gave a speech last month at the Indiana Statehouse. Liam Murphy is passionate about environmental issues and he assures Dailey that many other youth are too.

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Standing Room Only: Toward an Intersectional Feminism

On March 7th, panelists met at the Monroe County Public Library to discuss intersectional feminism. Panelists discussed the Women’s March on Washington along with issues related directly to Monroe County. Panelists included Janae Cummings, the Vice Chair of Bloomington Pride and local activist; T.K. Williams, a local activist; Becca Smith, the President of Prism Youth Community; Jack Owens, a member …

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Coming Up On Interchange – Entertainment Inaction and Consumption Politics

Next time on Interchange, a special show and a unique opportunity for our local listeners. This will be a 90-minute program featuring an interview with Thomas Frank, author of the bestselling What’s the Matter with Kansas?, and most recently, Listen, Liberal: Or, Whatever Happened to the Party of the People?; and a second installment of our series with Rasul Mowatt …

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Interchange – Cuba In Africa, or Castro’s Worldview

Our show is Cuba in Africa, or what my guest today has called “Castro’s Worldview: Foreign Policy in a Hostile World.” Our music throughout also reflects the influence of Cuba in Africa and the struggle for independence by African nations. Our opening song, “Valodia” by Santocas, released shortly after Angolan independence is in praise of a guerilla fighter. Some of …

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Bring It On! – March 27, 2017

IU Soul Revue Director Crystal Taliefero provides a master class on successful performing, learned as part of bands with multi-platinum records (you know the ones!). As part of the African American Arts Institute, the renowned IU Soul Revue presents a Spring Concert March 30, and April 22. Join us as hosts Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle talk with Crystal about …

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Hola Bloomington – March 24, 2017

Un cafecito con…Host Israel Herrera interviews our special guests about the 7th annual Spanish and Portuguese Song Festival. Un Cafecito con…Locutor Israel Herrera entrevista a invitadas especiales y nos hablan del festival de espanol y portugues.

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bloomingOUT – Current Events Roundtable – March 23, 2017

Tonight on bloomingOUT, join anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they host a Current Events Roundtable with bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday. Our roundtable discussion will cover many current notable events that have been in the news lately, such as Kentucky’s recent passing of a ‘religious freedom’ bill, the backlash over YouTube restrictions of LGBTQ content, and other current LGBTQ+ headline …

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Eco Report – March 23, 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 …

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Eco Report Feature – Sabal Trail Pipeline Part 2

In today’s Eco Report two part feature, editor Aaron Comforty spoke with Panagioti Tsolkas, an organizer with Sabal Trail Resistance.

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Coming Up On Interchange – Cuba in Africa

Cuba in Africa We’re joined by Piero Gleijeses whose book, Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976, “bluntly contradicts the Congressional testimony of the era and the memoirs of Henry A. Kissinger.” The work sheds new light on U.S. foreign policy and CIA covert operations and revolutionizes our view of Cuba’s international role, challenges conventional U.S. beliefs about the influence …

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