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On today's show: The Tour de Frack rallies through Pittsburgh! Regional protests of Hospitality Staffing Solutions; Coverage of the Jordan Miles trial, and more in our local and global headlines.
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Rustbelt Radio for July 30, 2012
Welcome to this week's edition of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's bi-weekly review of the news from the grassroots, news overlooked by the corporate media.
On today's show...
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You are listening to Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's bi-weekly review of news overlooked by the corporate media. We turn now to other independent news from around the country.
As a continuation of prison related topics, the following is a piece about the Georgia Prison Strike from a recent Black Agenda Report, which is news, commentary and analysis from the black left.
The Black Agenda Report can be found at black agenda report dot com.
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With a music video filmed on location at the recent New York City Stop and Frisk protests, and a lyrical message of defiance at the endless flow of African Americans killed by police officers, Jasiri X asks, "Do We Need to Start A Riot?"
And now we present the Indymedia Calendar of Events:
* UNITE-HERE International Union is having a full day of learning how to fight and win back power in your community, campus, or workplace on Saturday August 4th. They advertise the opportunity to learn how their Union continues to beat back corporate power through individual conversations and leadership development, and brainstorm with experienced organizers on building fighting leaders in your organization. Rides from Pittsburgh and lunch will be provided. Pick up point is at the Steelworkers Building, 60 Blvd of the Allies at 8:30 am to drive to Youngstown from there. For more information, call Bob (312) 607-9597.
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Thanks for tuning in to Rustbelt Radio here on WRCT Pittsburgh, WSDR Pittsburgh, WIUP Indiana, WNJR Washington, WLRI LanChester, and FRSC Santa Cruz.
Our hosts this week are [ Emily Laychak ] and [ Kayla Slicker ] with contributions from [ Nigel Parry, Don Carpenter, Helen Gerhardt (Pronounce: GERR-HEART), Kayla Slicker and Hannah Taleb ]. This week's show was produced by Shawn Watson (and) Phill Cresswell. Special thanks to all of our hosts, producers, and contributors.
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