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Standing Room Only: Green Drinks and Monroe County Democrats’ Club

On June 28, Indiana University environmental science and geological science professor Jeff White spoke about the science and politics of climate change. He called it one of the most challenging dilemmas humans have faced. White was recently appointed director of the university’s Integrated Program in the Environment. White’s presentation was for Green Drinks Bloomington, an organization with monthly events for …

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Eco Report Feature – September 21, 2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Jeff Stant, of the Indiana Forest Alliance. Jeff is referring ti John ‘Jack” Seifert, Indiana’s State Forester and Director of the DNR’s Division of Forestry. Discussing bats, northern long-eared bats and obtaining one.

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Eco Report – September 21, 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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Standing Room Only: Deep Dialogue Part 2

On September 7, the Deep Dialogue project opened in the Indiana Memorial Union with a panel discussion about race, history, community and healing in contemporary literature. The project is sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and Indiana University’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, with funding from the Indiana Humanities with support from the …

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Interchange – In the Name of the Family: The Moral Uses of Welfare

The “father of the modern welfare state” is said to be Lester Frank Ward, an American sociologist who published his major work in the midst of what is called the Gilded Age, 1870-1900 (which incidentally also dovetails with the end of Reconstruction and the inception of Jim Crow Laws). He believed “A sociology which intelligently and scientifically directed the social …

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Bring It On! – September 18, 2017

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month and Bring It On! hosts Roberta Radovich and Leila Randle speak with Lillian Casillas, director of Indiana University’s La Casa Latino Cultural Center, and Jane Walter from El Centro to discuss the many local events celebrating Hispanic heritage. The keynote speaker for IU-Bloomington’s National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration will be award-winning poet, writer, performer and …

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Hola Bloomington – September 15, 2017

Host Israel Herrera in HOLA Bloomington’s un Cafecito with: Theater group from RESAS School. David Boceta, Juan Hernando Vasquez and Isabel Rodes. Guest Julian Carrillo tells us about the event for tomorrow’s Mexican & Central American Independence Day! Locutor Israel Herrera en HOLA Bloomington’s un Cafecito con: El grupo de teatro de la escuela RESAD David Boceta, Juan Hernando Vasquez …

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bloomingOUT – Out of Bounds – September 14, 2017

In lieu of BloomingOUT this evening we aired two podcasts from Out Of Bounds, a weekly public affairs radio show in Ithica, New York. First, producer Tish Pearlman interviews transgender activist Josie Zanfordino and discusses issues facing the queer community. In the second half of the show, Pearlman talks to author and Professor Emeritus in developmental psychology Ritch Savin-Williams about …

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Eco Report Feature – September 14, 2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Jeff Stant, of the Indiana Forest Alliance. Discussing a green forestry label for logging sustainability and maintaining the forest at its age.

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Eco Report – September 14, 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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