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Public Safety Tax Won’t Be Magic Bullet in Ellettsville

Local officials are finding the public safety tax may not fund as many public safety needs as they anticipated. Reporter Sarah Vaughan has more from the Town of Ellettsville.

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Syringe Exchange Program Expands Service Area

The Indiana Recovery Alliance, which started its needle exchange program in February of this year, is expanding its services into Lawrence County starting tomorrow. The Alliance was also recently re-approved by the state to continue the needle exchange program in Monroe County for another year. Needle exchange programs provide drug users with clean needles and prevent the spread of Hepatitis …

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Kite Line: December 2, 2016- Dignity in Detention, from Standing Rock to the Spanish State

Our focus this week is on Red Fawn Fallis, currently detained in North Dakota after her arrest on October 27, at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. We speak to a member of the International Indigenous Youth Council- and longtime friend of hers, Mia Stevens, about Red Fawn’s situation. We hear updates on the ongoing repression against striking prisoners, and read …

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WFHB at Standing Rock

WFHB reporter Leah Carter brings us a story of surveillance and police militarization, from Standing Rock, North Dakota.

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WFHB Election Night Excerpt Featuring Joe Varga, William Morris and Ann Boehm

Last night, as the nation waited to hear the outcome of the election, WFHB aired several hours of election coverage, reporting on local as well as statewide and federal races. In this next segment, we hear a portion of that coverage, including Indiana University labor studies professor Joe Varga and local attorney William Morris speaking about issues of racism and poverty. After that …

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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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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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Better Beware – Internet of Threats

Over six billion things are now connected to the internet, and they can be used by hackers to crash the net unless their owners change the passwords. This means you!

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Hola Bloomington – October 21, 2016

Los locutores Maria Auxi Viloria y Carlos Bakota entrevistan a Cristian Medina, uno de los ganadores del premio Lider Latino presentado por la Comission de Asuntos Hispanos y Latinos. Tambien es uno de los fundadores del Cardboard House Press in Bloomington, IN. El nos habla de su tiempo en Bloomington y de su trabajo con Cardboard House Press. Nos cuenta …

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Big Talk: “Resilience: Indiana’s Untold Story”

People of color have a long and fascinating history in the state of Indiana. Admitted to the Union as a free state 200 years ago, the state still was home to slaves, with slaveholders employing a variety of tricks to skirt the law and keep people in virtual bandage to them. Playwrights Dr. Gladys DeVane and Liz Watford-Mitchell as well …

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