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audio Rustbelt Radio for April 6, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-04-06 11:21 PM
On today's show... * Highlights from Penn Future's conference on global warming * A historic power shift in El Salvador's recent election * Pam Africa, of Philadelphia's MOVE organization speaks in Pittsburgh * Fed-Up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex * and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 23, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-03-23 11:22 PM
On today's show... * The US war in Iraq reaches the 6 year mark * The Great Lakes Urban Exchange talks about the future of local transportation * A CMU art student hopes to better deal with Pittsburgh's sewage waste * Fed-Up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex * Plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Racist Abuse of PA Prisoners: "The Other Inauguration Celebration" Mumia Abu-Jamal 2009-03-16 11:15 PM
For millions of people, both in America and abroad, the inauguration of a Black person as President of the United States was a moment of transcendent history, one of meaning and significance that suggests real change in a nation that has long labored under its racist history....But for half a dozen men in Pennsylvania's Camp Hill prison, in its SMU (Special Management Unit), the day will be remembered quite differently. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 09, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-03-09 11:13 PM
On today's show: Job training goes green in Braddock, Radio Rootz brings us another Radical Day in History, Israeli Professor David Wesley Speaks in Pittsburgh, A look inside Pittsburgh's first annual Sunstar women in music festival And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 23, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-02-24 12:19 AM
On today's show: Iraqi political analyst Raeed Jarrar speaks on the current state of the war, Gateway High School retracts a ban on Kaffiyehs, A report on the public meeting regarding changes to Sex Ed in Pittsburgh Schools, Fed-up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex, Plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 09, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-02-10 12:14 AM
On today's show: A report from the 11th Annual Black and White Reunion, Progressive groups weigh in on the proposed changes to the Pittsburgh Public Schools' Sex-Ed curriculum, Protests at a local performance of Israel's Batsheva Dance company, Cindy Milstein talks on Anarchism and its Aspirations, Plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 26, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-01-27 6:24 AM
On today's show: Pittsburghers act in response to the Israeli invasion of Gaza, We explore a controversy surrounding a small group of Guantanamo detainees, Fed-up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex,and Immigrants rights advocates and the homeless speak out at the presidential inauguration </li> <li> Plus more in our local and global headlines </li> (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 12, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-01-13 1:19 AM
On today's show... </p><p> </p><ul> <li> A 40 year retrospective of political artwork comes to CMU </li> <li> Pittsburgh responds to Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip </li> <li> The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh mosque is Vandalized </li> <li> Fed Up gives us a report on the abuses occurring inside Pennsylvania prisons </li> <li> A massive toxic sludge spill in Tennessee threatens the water and safety of local residents </li> <li> plus more in our local and global headlines </li> (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for December 15, 2008 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2008-12-16 12:43 AM
On today's show:Antonia Juhasz speaks on the power of the oil industry, Pittsburgh hosts its first African-American led green festival, Local activists organize in solidarity with massive protests in Greece, and The mayor announces plans to convene a Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trangender task force (audio/mpeg)

audio Blame the Takers, Not the Makers Mumia Abu-Jamal 2008-12-03 10:48 AM
The UAW fought long and hard for the wages they've earned. They shouldn't be dogged for this...The media narrative should be, why aren't all American workers paid a more decent wage? (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for December 1, 2008 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2008-12-01 11:53 PM
On today's show... * Rustbelt Radio brings you an accurate depiction of the story behind Thanksgiving * We examine the true cost of production and consumption through the short documentary "The Story of Stuff" * plus a new segment of 2.3 Million and Rising and the Radical Day in History (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 17, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-11-18 12:34 AM
On today's show... * The Yes Men speak on their latest prank * Malik Rahim of Common Ground in New Orleans comes to Pittsburgh * A look inside the Prison Industrial Complex * Pittsburghers protest California's gay marriage ban * plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 3, 2008 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2008-11-04 12:33 AM
On today's show: A special "Word on the Street" about the election, Non-english speaking parents fight for translators in Philadelphia public schools, An investigation into the preparedness of polling places across America, Excerpts from a local forum on anti-muslim discrimination, with focus on the recently distributed "Obsession" DVD, and - a fond farewell to a beloved oral historian, Studs Terkel. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 20, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-10-21 12:09 AM
On today's show: Andrea Smith speaks at the Critical Resistance Prison Abolition Conference, United Steel Workers take on Equitable Gas over proposed rate increases, A youth report from the Philadelphia Student Union on the recent incident at Sayre High School, Fed-Up takes us inside the Prison Industrial Complex, plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 6, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-10-06 11:36 PM
On today's show: Financial experts including Naomi Klein speak on the current economic crisis, We explore the roots of Freedom Corner located in the Hill District, Fed-Up takes us inside the Prison Industrial Complex, Green Party VP Candidate Rosa Clemente, plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 22, 2008 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2008-09-22 11:31 PM
On today's show: An Anti-Islamic DVD is being distributed in Pittsburgh and across the US, Electronic Voting Machines in Allegheny County, A look at the case of Eric McDavid, an activist who was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison, based on questionable FBI evidence, A discussion of human rights with William F. Schulz, former executive director of Amnesty International, plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 2 comments)

audio Isabel MacDonald from FAIR at Torture Conference David 2008-09-21 2:22 PM
Audio recording of Isabel MacDonald, communications director from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), who discusses the corporate media's inaccuracy and bias when reporting on torture by the U.S. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 8, 2008 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2008-09-09 12:01 AM
On today's show An investigation of Taser use by Police in Allegheny County, The America's Army video game recruits children while generating profits for private software companies, A special segment of 2.3 Million and Rising, A local activist describes the police repression faced by protesters at the Republican National Convention, A flotilla of kayaks challenge the world's largest pipeline laying ship off the west coast of Ireland, and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 4, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-08-05 1:38 AM
On this week's show... * We bring you a special retrospective program, as Rustbelt Radio co-founders and today's co-hosts Andalusia Knoll and Matt Toups look back at four years and almost 200 episodes of the show. They're both moving on and this will be their last show with us! (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 28, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-29 2:50 PM
On today's show... * A Mexican immigrant is beaten to death in Pennsylvania * Leading environmental activists speak out on climate change and its effect on the world's water supply * Mumia Abu Jamal is denied a new trial * and Northsiders rally for a Community Benefits Agreement (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 21, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-22 6:08 PM
On this week's show... * a special report with excerpts from the FCC public hearing on the future of the internet, held on July 21st in Pittsburgh (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 14, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-15 1:11 AM
On today's show... * Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Rosa Clemente speaks about Hip Hop organizing, the limits of a two party system and critical issues facing the United States Populace * Pennsylvania becomes the first state to join the SweatFree Consortium * Pittsburgh Against Torture's silent procession * and a feature-length 2.3 Million and Rising on abuse logs and maximum security prisons and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 7, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-08 12:19 AM
On this week's show... * Raj Patel, former world bank employee, speaks on the hidden battle for the global food supply * We'll hear about the internet for all initiative from Media Minutes * and The International Middle East Media Center on current events in Palestine (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 30, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-01 3:01 AM
On this week's show... * Voices from the 2008 Allied Media Conference * Pittsburgh city government plans to install a surveillance camera network * Former Political Prisoner Lorenzo Komboa Ervin speaks about the movement to end Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons * A local study cites lower salary expectations for women * and the latest in the series "Radio for People: The Next Wave of Community Radio" (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 23, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-24 2:17 AM
On this week's show... * Making Contact explores repression of the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York * Election Unspun covers the candidates' views on Iran and same sex marriage * Highlights from the 100th episode of the Food Politics Radio show 'Deconstructing Dinner' * and a look at the security situation in Iraq (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 16, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-17 1:29 PM
On this week's show... * A look at the grassroots biofuel movement in Pittsburgh * A strip mine proposal for South Park is declared dead * More realty controversy on the North Shore * Juveniles are facing life without parole in Pennsylvania prisons * and Mumia Abu-Jamal speaks out on Barack Obama (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 9, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-10 2:21 AM
On today's show... * Creative acts of opposition to surveillance cameras * The Longest Walk Two harassed by police in Columbus, Ohio * Media Minutes and The Weekly Radio Spin * plus the Radical Day in History (audio/mpeg)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio for Winter and Spring 2008 (June 2, 2008) Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-03 6:22 PM
Welcome to this week's edition of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of the news from the grassroots, news overlooked by the corporate media. This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Winter and Spring of 2008 including... * Word on the Street segments on teens & sex and anti-war protestors * Police Officers are found guilty in the Michael Ellerbee civil trial * Community Residents Defeat a Proposed Jail in the South Bronx * Affordable birth control for college students is under attack * Burger King spies on Student/Farmworker Alliance * The Revolution will Not Be funded- critiques of the non-profit model * and more highlights from the past season (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 19, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-05-20 3:14 AM
On this week's show... * Radio Free Palestine-- stories to commemorate 60 years of Palestinian Resistance to Israeli Occupation (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 12, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-05-13 2:01 AM
On this week's show... * An exploration into the roots of the global food crisis * Word on the Street asks local teens how they can reduce violence in Pittsburgh * News and analysis from the Mexico Solidarity Network * A radical history lesson for May 13th * And 2.3 million and rising- a weekly report on the prison industrial complex (audio/mpeg)

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