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audio Rustbelt Radio for February 4, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-02-05 2:07 PM
On today's show... * Paul Wright discusses his new book "Prison Profiteers - Who Makes Money From Mass Incarceration" * This Week in Palestine, from the International Middle East Media Center * And excerpts from "World VS. Bank" a film by Friends of the Earth International We need your help! Starting this week, Rustbelt Radio will begin broadcasting bi-weekly episodes which are exclusively comprised of content from other independent media sources. We are making this change temporarily because our current all-volunteer staff cannot sustain the huge demands that come from producing a one hour original show every week. If you would like Rustbelt Radio to continue producing original shows which feature local content each week, please consider getting involved. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us by emailing radio@indypgh.org or by calling 412-923-3000. (audio/mpeg)

image Rust to Renewal: Churches and 3rd Wave Change Carl Davidson 2008-01-23 3:27 AM
Rust to Renewal: Churches and 3rd Wave Change
Dig out your Gramsci and Toffler, folks, and put on your thinking caps... . (image/jpeg)

image Aliquippa Workers Hit the Streets Repost by CarlD 2008-01-18 1:31 PM
Aliquippa Workers Hit the Streets
Class struggle around worker rights and community health care in Beaver County, Kudos to SEIU 1199! . (image/jpeg)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio, Fall 2007 (December 17, 2007) Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-12-18 4:29 AM
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 Fall of 2007 including... * locals take to the street in actions to oppose the war, and in support of the Jena 6 * the Word on the Street from October 8th - Pittsburghers' thoughts on Columbus Day * an update on the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' march on Burger King headquarters in Miami, Florida * New Voices Pittsburgh's Reproductive Justice Weekend * Community Media advocates Push for Expanded Low Power FM Radio * Pennsylvanians push two different LGBT nondiscrimination bills * and more highlights from Rustbelt Radio's fall season But before we begin, during our best-of show we always remind our listeners that our 3-year-old program is produced entirely by volunteers and we depend upon donations of equipment and funds to continue. If you can support us with recording equipment, computers, or funds for these supplies, please call 412-923-3000, or email us at radio@indypgh.org, or donate on our website, radio.indypgh.org. (audio/mpeg)

text Ravenstahl is Rotten, They All Must Go! Pittsburgh Organizing Group 2007-12-16 8:15 PM
On Thursday, December 20, Luke Ravenstahl will be inaugurated as Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh. During his campaign, Luke promised 'Fresh Leadership' but we don't see anything fresh about this city government. The Ravenstahl administration has been in power for over a year and we still see the same racist cops on our streets, the same attacks on public transportation, and the same plans for gentrifying our neighborhoods. (text/plain + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for December 3, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-12-04 12:39 AM
On this week's show... * In honor of World Aids Day, we bring you a report on the new face of AIDS and the challenges faced by infected individuals * Independent Journalist Ben Dangl speaks about the Constituent Assembly and recent clashes in Bolivia * An update on the "Middle East Peace Conference" in Annapolis * Nurses are striking in West Virginia, plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text Labor Union Education at Turnpike Rest Areas Kicks-off this Holiday "Working" Se Pittsburgh I.W.W. 2007-11-21 10:59 PM
ACLU Steps-in to Assure Citizens that Rest Areas are Public Space for First Amendment Activities (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 19, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-11-20 1:02 AM
On this week's show... * as a legal challenge strikes down part of Pennsylvania's Hate Crime legislation, tens of thousands march in DC to urge the US Dept. of Justice to defend the civil rights of African-Americans * workers in Florida fight for their rights...by taking to the sea * National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn, speaks about Michael Mukasey, the War on Terror, Pakistani President Musharraf and the Impeachment of George Bush. * Salvadoran Labor Union Leader Ricardo Calderon speaks about the failures of CAFTA and free trade, political repression of union organizers and resistance to corporate privatization of Salvadoran natural resources * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text An Open Letter to the Drink Tax "Astroturf" Arson Daily 2007-11-16 3:12 PM
An open letter to the fake grassroots organization, created by lobbyists and PR firms that is meant to appear local and spontaneous in its opposition to the propsed 10% drink tax (text/html + 7 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 12, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-11-13 1:44 AM
On today's show... * voices from the No Borders camp on the US-Mexico border * Despite opposition, the House of Representatives passes the Peru Free Trade Agreement * Veterans for Peace hold a parade in Meadville, Pennsylvania * Selma James on sixties activism and the current struggle to free Mumia * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 5, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-11-06 12:55 AM
On this week's show... * Fighting for fair food in Pittsburgh and across the country,an update on the Student Farmworker Alliance KingDOOM days of action against Burger King * results from the recent Guatemalan presidential election * Media activists, community radio operators and government representatives discuss the benefits of Low Power FM Radio * an interview from "Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America" * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 10, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-09-11 12:09 AM
On this week's show... * Two stories of victory - locally, prisoners boycott poisonous food. And in national news, Baltimore stadium cleaners will receive a living wage. * Pro-democracy protests continue in Burma, as monks hold authorities hostage following police and paramilitary brutality * Professor Norman Finkelstein speaks about the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History and Academic Freedom * Pittsburgh shows support for the Jena Six * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio The Rise of Islamism in Palestine BE47 2007-08-27 5:09 AM
Journalist Charmaine Seitz spoke in Harrisburg on August 27. Her subject was "The Rise of Islamism in Palestine." (audio/mpeg + 13 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 20, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-08-21 8:02 PM
On this week's show... * We examine the battle against gentrification in three different US cities * The Pittsburgh School board may be close to passing a resolution on military recruitment in schools * Mayview State Hospital Mental Institution is closing * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 6, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-08-07 2:05 AM

text 130th Anniversary of the 1877 Shamokin Uprising and the Great Railroad Strike The Yinsurrectionary Times 2007-07-25 2:18 PM
Thanks to YT reader Hal Smith, who wrote this article for the News Item of Shamokin, and was kind enough to point it out. (text/html)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 18, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-06-19 2:50 AM
On this week's show... * Domestic workers in New York and California speak out about the challenges found in their line of employment and the organizing efforts to better their situations * The struggle against the new casino continues... This time on the Northside * Updates on the South Central Farm in Los Angeles and the Shell to Sea Campaign in Ireland * A new group in Pittsburgh is organizing to fight racism and recognize white privilege * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 11, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-06-12 2:47 AM
On this week's show... * The Pittsburgh Pride Theater Festival kicks off this week * the Pittsburgh Middle East Peace forum marks the forty year anniversary since the beginning of Israel's occupation of Gaza and the West Bank * Both Coca-Cola and Boeing are coming under fire from community groups for their business practices * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 4, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-06-05 1:38 AM
On this week's show... * resistance to the upcoming G-8 summit in Germany * we'll hear about Fossil Free Fuels, and how they are improving the city's air quality one car at a time. * at a Town Hall meeting, Pittsburgh speaks up about the impact of the Iraq war here at home, and elected officals listen * Stop the Bus cuts keeps attention up and the pressure on as Port Authority cuts draw near * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio for Spring 2007 (May 28, 2007) Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-05-29 1:09 AM
This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Winter and Spring of 2007 including... * Community activists speak out against violence * The movement for immigrants' rights * Wolves come off the endangered species list * Pittsburghers rally for action on climate change * A public hearing with the FCC and the fight against corporate media consolidation * and more highlights from the past few months of Rustbelt Radio (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 21, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-05-22 3:20 AM
On this week's show... * locals react to the Federal Appeals Court hearing in Philadelphia for Mumia Abu-Jamal * Earth First activists in Southern Indiana challenge the new NAFTA Superhighway in their region * Author and ecologist Sandra Steingraber speaks about the connections between environmental and human health * the Coalition of Immokalee Workers wins another battle for farmworkers * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text May Day 2007 in Pittsburgh News Staff Writer 2007-05-07 8:37 PM
This May Day 2007 supporters of immigrants' rights in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania demonstrated their genuine care for all immigrants communities in the nation. A vigil and march was organized by Pittsburgh Friends of Immigrants for the second time in honor of the families separated by raids, raids and deportations, and against anti-immigrant legislation. PFOI encourages citizens to introduce realistic immigration legislation that protects all immigrant workers and their families, such as: the Unity Blueprint and the Children Citizen Protection Act. (text/plain + 12 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 16, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-04-17 2:08 AM
On this week's show... * The Coalition of Immokalee Workers declares victory against McDonald's in their fight for dignity and fair wages * Environmental action against deforestation of the Rospuda Valley in Poland * Rustbelt Radio visits the Steel Mills to Windmills rally on the National Day of Climate Action * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 9, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-04-10 12:45 AM
On this week's show... * Author Ben Dangl examines the Price of Fire, resource wars and social movements in Bolivia * St. Vincent College students protest their school's decision to let George Bush speak at graduation * The Pittsburgh Organizing Group is confronted by police harassment once again * An excerpt from the documentary Watts Riots 1965: The Fire This Time * plus we'll have Word on the Street, and more, in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 2, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-04-03 2:32 AM
On this week's show... * US Airways pilots picket at Pittsburgh International Airport * Eric Keroack resigns as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Population Affairs * A Pittsburgh conference looks at global warming and ways to resist it * Founding board member of Creative Commons James Boyle speaks on copyright at CMU * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 26, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-03-27 1:24 AM
On this week's show... * Over 1000 people march in Pittsburgh to demand "Education not Occupation, Healthcare not Warfare, Buses not Bombs," and "Bring the Troops Home Now." * Steelworkers Lawyer Dan Kovalik speaks about the connections between the Chiquita Fruit Company, Drummond Mining, Paramilitaries and Human Rights Abuses in Colombia * New anti-immigration legislation is introduced into the Pennsylvania house * And, a court decision in Arizona sets a precedent for Native americans' rights to protect sacred sites. * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 19, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-03-20 1:20 AM
On this week's show... * immigrant workers on the gulf coast are speaking up about slavery-like working conditions * a sit-in by residents upset about a coal silo in their town occupied the office of the governor of West Virginia * and we'll be marking the 4th anniversary of the war in Iraq, with reports from protests in Washington DC and from the National Conference on Organized Resistance (audio/mpeg)

text Workers' Memorial Day 2007 Donna Puleio Spadaro, MD 2007-03-12 3:24 AM
Workers Memorial Day 2007, a day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe workplaces, will be observed by the Allegheny County Labor Council, in Pittsburgh, PA on Monday, April 30 at noon in Market Square. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 5, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-03-06 2:44 AM
On this week's show... * Sylvia Rivera Cusicanqui, discusses Anarchism in Bolivia, medicinal benefits of Coca and present day social justice struggles. * Gitanjali Gutierrez, lead counsel representing Guantanamo detainees, speaks on torture, legal activism, and the movement to shut down Guantanamo Bay prison. * 14 people are arrested in a large civil disobedience action against the war machine in Pittsburgh * plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 26, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-02-26 9:26 PM
On this week's show... * Word on the Street visits the Northside, to hear opinons on the sale of the Garden theater * An interview with Gerardo Reyes Chavez, of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers * An interview with Jonas Moffat, co-founder of the Tel Rumeida Circus * Part Two of the James Yee lecture on Guantanamo * and more from our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

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