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Kite Line: November 12, 2016 – Families and Prison, Part One

This week is our first installment of a series covering the impact of prison on families. This episode focuses on Wendi Middleton, who works in the Indiana Women’s Prison with her organization Angel’s Wings, which provides a variety of services to incarcerated women, from newly pregnant mothers to women who became prisoners while being the primary caregiver for their children. …

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What the Election Means For Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

In this report from BloomingOUT, Kathryn de la Rosa takes a look at the candidates who have just been elected to the highest offices in the land. What are their positions on LGBTQ rights and what legislation have they supported?

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ELECTION RESULTS (Monroe County Only)

The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 8:15 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from beyond Monroe County. 88 percent of precincts are reporting. ~~~~ MCCSC Referendum Yes: 81.4% No: 18.6% MCCSC Board, District 2 Sue Wanzer:  61.7% …

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Interchange – Selling Censorship: Part Four of The Way of Neoliberalism

Free speech is not the norm, and even in a country that explicitly protects speech in its foundational documents, censorship can still creep into our lives in unexpected ways. On this election night, “Selling Censorship,” another episode in our series The Way of Neoliberalism, about our current cultural environment that dominates our society, politics, and our interactions with each other. …

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Kite Line: November 4, 2016 – Sekou Kambui

This week, we return to the experiences and stories of Sekou Kambui, who was incarcerated for 47 years in Alabama prisons. He was originally charged due to his commitment to Black liberation and organizing in the deep south. In this interview with James Kilgore, we get a picture of the New Afrikan practices of self-education and jailhouse legal work which …

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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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