Interchange

Series produced by WFHB

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In-depth local interviews and roundtable discussions

WFHB's longest running news and public affairs program. Interchange is an hour long interview with members of the Bloomington community raising important issues that affect life in Indiana and beyond.


342 Pieces

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Today’s show focuses on biology’s metaphors of control and how these are deployed to describe processes that are laughably uncontrollable. Sheila J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Joining us today is David Wallace-Wells, deputy editor and climate columnist for New York Magazine, and author of the new book The Uninhabitable Ea...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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For today’s show we focus on Gilligan’s two recent books, both out from Polity Press. These are Joining the Resistance and Why Does Patriarchy Pers...

  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Jeremy Corbyn and Hugo Chávez
Today’s show, “Radicals and Reactionaries,” is a 90-minute special with journalist and novelist Tony McKenna, whose new book is Angels and Demons: ...

  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:29:31
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While the middle class mobilizes strategies of influence the working class bows low to offer strategies of deference. Here is another way our schoo...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:45
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Today’s show focuses on the way the cigarette industry shaped the form and legal structure which all corporations would follow in the US. One of th...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:19
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13 of us die on the job every day in the US and that’s a number based on less than reliable employer data. These are often called "accidents," but ...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: "Ponds on the Ocean" - Sea ice atop the Arctic Ocean. NASA image acquired July 12, 2011
Dahr Jamail asks us to begin to grieve for the world that is surely lost and to find a way toward adaptive change so that something may be salvaged...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
Caption: “While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.”
Our program features an in-studio interview with Paul Buhle; Debs’ words brought to life by four local writers; and ends with Buhle talking to an a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Conveyor belts in abandoned Wrigley gum factory.
Ranney’s day-to-day life on the factory floor is punctuated by spontaneous wildcat strikes over management abuses, an immigration raid, industrial ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Still from the 1927 movie Metropolis
Timothy Brennan on the incoherence of biopolitics and a Left which promotes a posthumanism that supports authoritarian structures and limits critiq...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:15
Caption: Tirana Vertical Forest designed by Stefano Boeri
Some think that “green growth” would be unlikely to stop global warming, and would only worsen numerous other global environmental crises. While a ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
Caption: Josephine Baker, circa 1926. Photograph by George Hoyningen-Huene
Today’s program begins with the institutional role of Indiana University's Black Film Center/Archive within a school where the black student popul...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Today we explore the question, “Can Electoral politics lead the way to Revolution?," with August Nimtz.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Engraving on marble reproduction of the painting of the execution of Francisco Ferrer, made by Flavio Costantini. Behind the soldiers, two monks, a bourgeois and a civil guard attend the execution.
Ferrer's Modern School was not new pedagogy. We have known its truths for as long as authorities have forced children into rows and rote learning, ...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:15
Caption: Wood shop in a Modern School classroom (1950s)., Credit: Modern School Collection, Rutgers University Library.
It should be obvious that any learning done in a hierarchical system will first be about that system, about the structure of power, and how the “le...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Michael Yates condenses decades of activism, organizing, and teaching into a master class on capitalist exploitation and theft, and more powerfull...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: A strikers' orchestra in the occupied Flint GM plant.
Loomis focuses on the necessity of government supporting workers’ rights for there to be any Union movement. The state has to protect the worker an...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:15
Caption: A still from Barbara Hammer's "Menses" (1974)
Barbara Hammer is an American feminist filmmaker known for being one of the pioneers of lesbian film. Hammer is known for creating experimental fil...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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The image is of a badly abused enslaved man called variously “A Typical Negro,” “The Scourged Back,” “Gordon the Slave,” or “Poor Peter," who is tu...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:25