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Interchange – The Shell Game of Digital Liberation

Our program today is “The Shell Game of Digital Liberation.” Segment One: The Amazonization of Everything. We’ll take a look at what Jeff Bezos hath wrought–from enterprise software management systems to just-in-time-staffing in warehouses; from “immaterial labor” to Alexa, your personal digital assistant device which is always listening to you in your home; from Human Intelligence Tasks to inactivity reports. …

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Interchange – The Next Mayor of Bloomington: An Interview with John Hamilton and John Turnbull

Welcome to Interchange at Noon, a special Mayoral Election edition. Today we’ve got our two mayoral candidates in the studio with us; Republican candidate John Turnbull and Democratic candidate John Hamilton. Let me set the tone in a way that I think is necessary. Which is to say that I think we are past the point of acting as if …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Part Three: Beast

A hallucinatory, apocalyptic fervor pervades the 1860 short story “Circumstance” by Harriet Prescott Spofford, about a woman held all night by a mysterious beast called the “Indian Devil”. A cacophony of hymns, supernatural ballad, and traditional folk music lies at the heart of this story, as the woman sings, like Scheherazade weaving tales, to pacify her captor and prolong her …

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Activate! – Bloomington Animal Shelter: Tom Rea

Tom Rea, a volunteer Adoption Counselor and Animal Handler for the Bloomington Animal Shelter, on how he came to work with the shelter and the fulfillment he gets from his time there. Also, Volunteer Connection offers ways for you to volunteer to help animals in our community. LINKS Bloomington Animal Care and Control (Animal Shelter) Cat Care Volunteers Needed! Uplands …

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Firehouse Session – Rhiannon Giddens

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and musical activist Rhiannon Giddens stopped by WFHB for a Firehouse Session before her October 12, 2015, show at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. The lead singer of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rhiannon Giddens is on a musical mission to raise awareness of the African-American underpinnings of folk, old time string band, and bluegrass. SONGS 1. Georgia Buck 2. …

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First African American Woman to attend IU is Honored

Homecoming weekend begins tomorrow at Indiana University. Between holding various events for student and alumni, the university will host about 40 relatives of one particularly significant former student, Carrie Parker. Yesterday, WFHB correspondent Joshua Byron spoke to the director of the IU Archives, Dina Kellam, who recently helped IU rediscover Parker’s existence. We bring you that conversation now for today’s …

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Turnbull, Hamilton to Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 20th on WFHB

Tune in to WFHB on Tuesday, October 20th, at noon, for a special election episode of Interchange. With just two weeks before city elections, Interchange host Doug Storm will spend the hour with John Hamilton and John Turnbull, the two men running for mayor of Bloomington. Hamilton is running as a Democrat and Turnbull as a Republican. The episode will …

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Now Hiring – WFHB Underwriting Associate

WFHB Underwriting Associate General Duties and Responsibilities: The Underwriting Associate sells the station’s media assets, including on-air corporate sponsorship messages, digital placement at wfhb.org, and event sponsorships. This is an outside sales position where the Underwriting Associate develops new business by cold-calling and following a consultative sales approach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field, plus 3 years of media or …

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WFHB’s Cast of Characters Featuring Adam Riviere (EXTENDED)

In the WFHB series, Cast of Characters, we go looking for local people with interesting personal stories. We bring you another installment of the Cast of Characters series now with WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino.

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Interchange – The United States of Apartheid: Gerald Horne On the White Supremacist Project

For tonight’s show, “The United States of Apartheid,” we welcome Gerald Horne. It would be something of an understatement to call Gerald Horne a prolific author; he has more than 30 books and over 100 scholarly articles to his credit. The Wikipedia entry describes his work further: While many of Horne’s books use a celebrated, intriguing or politically engaged individual …

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