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AUDIO — WFHB Community Conversation: Race and Privilege, a Backyard Perspective

(Note: the player above plays only the first third of the event. To listen to parts 2 and 3, use the links at the bottom of this post.) From Ferguson to Charlotte, a national dialogue is underway about the status of race and racism in the United States. But how are things here, in Bloomington and other communities in South …

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Interchange – Selling Me, Inc.: Part Three of The Way of Neoliberalism

First corporations became people. Now people are becoming businesses. That’s the logic of the marketplace applied to employment. Tonight, the third episode in our series “The Way of Neoliberalism”: Selling Me, Inc. In our last two episodes we spoke with Wendy Brown and Philip Mirowski to get a sense of where Neoliberal ideas came from, and how they’ve crept into …

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Kite Line: October 28, 2016 – Hunger and Work Strikes

We learn about the Chicago Community Bond Fund, a group that bails people out of Chicago’s Cook County Jail and strives to end pretrial detention. James Kilgore speaks with Alfred Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3. Rounding out this week’s episode, we have part of Kilgore’s interview with Sekou Kambui, a longtime New Afrikan political prisoner, who reflects …

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Forum: County Commissioner Candidates Nelson Shaffer and Julie Thomas

Two candidates for Monroe County Commissioner sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Nelson Shaffer is a Republican. Julie Thomas is a Democrat.  They spoke about the local economy, zoning, development, farming, plans for a Materials Recovery Facility (or MRF) and much more.

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Forum: Treasurer Candidates Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins

Two candidates for Monroe County Treasurer sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Ann Collins is a Republican. Jessica McClellan is a Democrat.  They discussed how they’d handle the County’s finances, manage employees and much more.

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Arts Interchange – All That Glisters: Cardinal Stage’s All-Female Merchant of Venice

“Which is the merchant here, and which is the Jew?” Portia asks as she begins her performance as Antonio’s lawyer (and as a man) in opposition to Shylock’s suit for a pound of flesh. This is the soul of the play. What difference: usury or finance? What difference: Christian or Jew? How are we trapped in the ways in which …

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Interchange – Selling Ignorance: Part Two of the Way of Neoliberalism

We don’t know. In fact we can’t know. That’s a core tenet of the neoliberal project, which puts faith in markets instead of people. Tonight we’re speaking with Philip Mirowski, historian and philosopher of economic thought at the University of Notre Dame, and author of Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste and Machine Dreams, about how the neoliberal …

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Kite Line: October 21, 2016 – The Bomani Episode

The Bomani Episode This week, we focus on a topic that is close to many of us on the outside: the story and struggle of political prisoner and Ohio death row inmate Bomani Shakur (known to the state as Keith Lamar). We begin our episode with an update on Marius Mason, news from the Kinross Correctional Facility, Holman Prison, and …

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Arts Interchange – Abby Lee Is Masha in IU Theatre’s Production of 2013 Tony Award Winning Play

What follows is an unedited conversation with actress Abby Lee who will be performing the role of Masha in IU Theatre’s production of the 2013 Tony Award winning play by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang’s play revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a …

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Indiana Sec. of State Warns of New Possible “Voter Fraud,” But Declines To Give Details

AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VOTERS.mp3   The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information. In a statement released today, the Office says some Hoosier voters are reporting their birth dates or first names appear incorrectly in the state’s voter registration system. When that information is incorrect, it can make it more difficult for voters to determine whether they’re …

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