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audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 31, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-02-01 1:05 AM
On today's show: We'll bring you news of Pittsburgh-area support for democracy in Egypt; We hear coverage of the Black and White Reunion's 13th Annual Summit Against Racism; We'll have news of the Steelworkers' ongoing fight to hold corporate interests accountable for economic misdeeds; We hear from the ACLU of Pennsylvania on upcoming anti-immigrant legislation; FedUp brings us the latest P-A prisons radio report; Local lawyers weigh in on police pursuit of the Jordan Miles faux press release and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 17, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-01-18 12:58 AM
On today's show: Pranksters release a fake F.O.P. press release claiming an about-face regarding the Jordan Miles investigation; The Pittsburgh chapter of the Human Rights Coalition offers a report from Pennsylvania's prisons; We hear coverage of Philadelphia's People's Tribunal Against Police Brutality and Misconduct; Special coverage in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake including a commemoration of the tragedy by a local rapper, information on a local company who plans to tap energy resources in the country and also a report from Independent journalist Jordan Flaherty on corporate profiteering at Haiti's expense and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 03, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-01-04 1:23 AM
On today's show we bring you a special holiday broadcast from Thousand Kites, a national dialogue project addressing the criminal justice system. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Dec. 20, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-12-21 1:16 AM
On today's show: Prisoners strike across the state of Georgia, we bring you an interview with one of the inmates; The challenges of investigating human rights abuses in Colombia; A report on International Migrants Day, which was commemorated on December 18th; A report from the "Black Friday" protest in Downtown Pittsburgh and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Dec. 06, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-12-07 12:52 AM
On today's show: A rally for an end to human rights abuses at ACJ; Allegheny County faces an unhill battle with stormwater overflow systems; Updates on the Immokalee farmworkers movement; More from Pittsburgh's Oil and Gas Summit; Voices from the ground at COP16 and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Nov. 22, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-11-23 12:38 AM
On today's show: We speak with longtime transit activist, Stuart Strickland, about proposed cuts; The FBI reactivates subpoenas on 3 peace activists in Minnesota. Rustbelt Radio interviews one of the three, "granny for peace" Sarah Martin; South Fayette Township passes anti-gas drilling ordinance; Increased funding for the nuclear industry despite recent plant shutdowns and accidents; The People's Oil and Gas Summit brings together anti-drilling activists from across the country, and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Nov. 08, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-11-09 12:38 AM
On today's show: Coverage of the November 3rd rally against Marcellus Shale drilling; The Justice Department renews enforcement of subpoenas for anti-war activists targeted in FBI raids; A brief look at the United States and the Arms Trade; A Honduran human rights lawyer speaks of killings and torture under the coup regime and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Oct. 25, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-10-25 11:38 PM
On today's show: Conversations with organizers of the 3 Rivers American Indian Powwow; Steelers fans demonstrate against Ben Roethlisberger's return; The RNC 8 case finally concludes in Saint Paul, Minnesota; The film "Operation Small Axe" sparks a discussion about national and local police brutality and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Oct. 11, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-10-11 11:29 PM
On today's show: FBI Harrasment of Anti-War Activists Continues In the Twin Cities; A look at the first Latino mural in Pittsburgh; The Rachel Carson Homestead challenges Marcellus Shale drilling in its 2010 legacy conference; Appalachia Rising converges on Washington to demand an end to mountaintop removal coal mining and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Sept. 27, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-09-28 7:01 PM
On today's show: FBI raids and subpoenas target peace activists around the country; Lawrenceville residents organize a block party to prevent their library from closing; Voices from the Justice for Jordan March; More environmental insights from the Green Compass; A report back from the Community and Resistance Tour and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Sept. 13, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-09-14 12:09 AM
On today's show: Local Imam discusses how Pittsburgh's media & interfaith leaders have rejected fear-mongering rhetoric; Federal appeals court declares anti-immigrant ordinance in Hazelton, PA unconstitutional; Three days of protests ensue in LA after police officer kills indigenous Guatemalan man; Pennsylvania authorities respond to Marcellus drilling opposition and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Aug. 30, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-08-31 12:01 AM
On today's show: The debate about Marcellus Shale drilling heats up around Pittsburgh; The School Board votes 8-0 on a controversial East End Plan; Mountain Top Removal activists block entrance of DEP headquarters in West Virginia; A jury finds David Japenga guilty of vandalism during the G20 Summit and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 16, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-08-16 11:49 PM
On today's show: We'll hear about local efforts to hold police accountable for abuses against citizens, including incidents during the G20 summit, the beating of Jordan Miles, and the case of Terrell Johnson, Green Party candidate for Senate Mel Packer is knocked off the ballot by Democratic candidate Joe Sestak, Google and Verizon form a pact that threatens net neutrality, Pittsburgh high school students report on the gulf oil spill, and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Aug. 02, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-08-03 1:43 AM
On today's show: Condominiums find a home in a tax free zone in Garfield, The Conspiracy tour arrives in Pittsburgh to rally support for the RNC 8 and other activists, Marcellus Shale gas drilling discussions continue across Pittsburgh And more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 19, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-07-19 11:25 PM
On today's show... * Cattle on a farm in northern PA are quarantined due to gas drilling activity * Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery warns that Israel is sliding towards fascism * West Penn Allegheny Hospital announces it may close * Pittsburgh Public Schools plans to introduce sex-segregated classrooms at Westinghouse High School (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 5, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-07-05 11:11 PM
On today's show... * We bring you the voices and sounds from the 2nd US Social Forum, recently held in Detroit * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 21st, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-06-21 9:05 PM
On today's show: Pittsburghers march demanding justice for Jordan Miles, The trial of the officer accused of murdering Oscar Grant begins in Los Angeles, California, An interview with prison activist Vikki Law, New Orleans bicyclists work to end oil addiction, and discuss the impact of oil extraction on Louisiana and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 07, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-06-07 11:53 PM
On today's show: A preview of the US Social Forum coming up this June in Detroit, The film "Gasland" on Marcellus Shale drilling screens in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh rallies against Israel's attack on the Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla, A preview of "Radio Golf" presented by the Kuntu Repertory Theatre and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 24, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-05-24 11:59 PM
On today's show: Legal Experts and Immigrants Rights Advocates in Pittsburgh speak out against Arizona's SB 1070, New regulations may affect Marcellus Shale Drilling in PA and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 10, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-05-10 11:59 PM
On today's show: We take an in-depth look at Marcellus Shale Drilling in the Pittsburgh Region, The LGBTQ community hosts anti-violence rally in Bloomfield, A report from the May Day march in New York City, And more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 26, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collect. 2010-04-26 11:42 PM
On today's show: An interview with author and anti-prison activist Victoria Law, The Women's Health and the Environment Conference addresses the effects of common chemicals, A community forum on historic preservation in Pittsburgh and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 12, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-04-12 11:46 PM
On today's show: Fire erupts at a Marcellus Shale gas site in Washington County, Greek Anarchists speak in Pittsburgh, anti-Shackling Bill in the Pennsylvania House, local organizations use hip-hop workshop to discuss issues facing Latino teens, a new Israeli military order opens the door for the expulsion of all West Bank Palestinians, and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Twin Cities Copwatch Interview Jessica McPherson 2010-03-30 3:57 AM
An interview with Michelle Gross, one of the founders of Communities United Against Police Brutality, a successful copwatch program in Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota. CUPB has been operating for over a decade. Unedited, 40 minutes. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 29, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collect. 2010-03-29 11:25 PM
On today's show: North Side Residents express concern over closing Pittsburgh Rooney 6-8, The Fraternal Order of the Police exercise their first amendment rights--and abuse of power--at this year's St. Patrick's Day parade, Mazin Qumsiyeh speaks on popular resistance in Palestine, Voices from Kinks, Locks and Twists; a Reproductive and Environmental Justice Conference in Pittsburgh, And more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 15, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-03-16 12:54 AM
On today's show: 1960's radical Mark Rudd speaks in Pittsburgh, Trials of those arrested during the G20 continue, Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh [PRONOUNCE: MAH - zin kum SEE yeh] on the history of Palestinian nonviolent activism, News from the canada-us border and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 01, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-03-02 1:28 AM
On today's show: The Pittsburgh Public Schools are proposing more building closures and consolidations. We'll bring you voices of concerned residents and parents, as well as school representatives. Local music artist Jasiri X uses hip-hop as an organizing tool and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Feb. 15, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-02-16 12:50 AM
On today's show: Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling may take place minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, UPMC Braddock has officially closed. We'll bring you a local reporter's insight into what's next for the facility, A prominent and contentious far right Israeli general and politician speaks at the Hillel Jewish University Center, The Olympics kick off in Vancouver to protests, increased border controls at both sides of the border, and the independent media finds itself under an uncomfortable spotlight, and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio RUSTBELT RADIO: Linn Washington on Mumia Abu-Jamal & the Supreme Court Abu-Jamal-News.com 2010-02-04 12:08 AM
This week, Rustbelt Radio interviewed Philadelphia journalist Linn Washington Jr. about the January 19 ruling by the US Supreme Court that vacated previous 2001/2008 federal court rulings that overturned the death penalty for death row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal. The sixteen minute segment of the Rustbelt Radio is included here. Also featured here is Washington's new article examining a possible silver lining in the January 19 ruling. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Feb. 01, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-02-02 8:07 PM
On today's show: Israel issued its response to the UN Goldstone Report on Operation Cast Lead in Gaza this week. Tree sitters halt mountaintop removal mining operations in West Virginia, New details emerge in the october FBI killing of Detroit Imam Luqman Abdullah, A feature length 2.3 Million and Rising interview with Linn Washington about the new developments in Mumia Abu-Jamal's case and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 18, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-01-19 12:40 AM
On today's show: UPMC Braddock's closure looms on the horizon, Queer activists target a local donut shop owner who made homophobic remarks online, A look at the healthcare debate and what it will mean for Pennsylvanians, One year after Israel's attack on Gaza, aid and solidarity convoys find Egypt barring access to the region, And more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

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