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Cartoonist Evans Discusses the Calais Jungle Refugee Camp

As part of Indiana University’s Themester program, “Diversity, Difference, Otherness,” cartoonists Kate Evans and Sarah Glidden will be discussing their new books out about their experiences witnessing refugee situations for the presentation, “Refugees, Art, and Journalism.” Kate Evans joins Interchange producer Doug Storm to discuss her new Verso Books release, Threads: From the Refugee Crisis, about the refugee camp called the …

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Top Stories of 2016 — Hoosier Hospitality: Indiana Debates Blocking Refugees

Today is number 3 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at a debate over whether Bloomington, and the rest of the state of Indiana, should welcome people who are fleeing political persecution, war and natural disasters. We hear about how federal judges chastised Governor Mike Pence for discriminating against …

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Bloomington City Council Opposes Pence’s Stance Against Syrian Refugees

City Council members unanimously approved a resolution opposing Governor Pence’s actions to withhold support for Syrian refugees. City Clerk, Nicole Bolden, read the resolution aloud: “The measure opposes Governor Pence’s actions to withhold support from Syrian refugees; and welcome Syrian refugees to our state and our community. The resolution documents the widespread suffering of Syrians, the unconstitutional nature of the …

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