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audio Rustbelt Radio for December 4, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-12-05 12:01 AM
On today's show... * Radical magazine Clamor calls it quits in the face of financial difficulties * The annual demonstration at the School of the Americas draws over 20,000 supporters * An interview with a Guyasuta fellow about how to improve transportation in our region * plus more stories on casinos, Oaxaca, and Cameroon in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

image Pittsburgh Rises-Up in Global Days of Action Against Starbucks Santa's Little Helper 2006-11-26 1:38 AM
Pittsburgh Rises-Up in Global Days of Action Against Starbucks
Solidarity is more beautiful than anything I have ever seen. More beautiful than the most intricate bridges. More beautiful than the most luminous skylines, hearing it said in unison, "Organize, don't fool around, Pittsburgh is a union town." -- FW Laney Trautman (image/jpeg + 26 comments)

text Nationwide & Pgh Action to Challenge Starbucks: Nov. 24-25 Starbucks Workers Union 2006-11-16 4:50 PM
Background on nationally planned and local actions to protest Starbucks union-busting (text/plain + 4 comments)

image Angela Davis Receives Thomas Merton Award phgimc 2006-11-13 4:34 PM
Angela Davis Receives Thomas Merton Award
Angela Davis was this year's recipient of the Thomas Merton Center Award. (image/jpeg + 20 comments)

text A Second Reportback from Two Members of POG in Oaxaca Two Poggers in Oaxaca 2006-11-02 12:04 AM
November 1, 2006 - A Second Reportback from Two Members of Pittsburgh Organizing Group (POG) in Oaxaca (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Account of the PrĂ­ista attack in Santa Lucia del Camino in Oaxaca, Mexico Two Poggers in Oaxaca 2006-10-28 6:48 PM
NOTE: This account is not meant to be a complete account of the day, it is meant to be from the perspectives and experiences of two people in the midst of what can only be described as a battle in the streets of Santa Lucia, in Oaxaca. We know that other things happened in other neighborhoods, and that other things probably happened in our vicinity. This is our best effort at capturing the events that we experienced and witnessed. (text/plain + 2 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 23, 2006 IMC Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-10-23 11:48 PM
On this week's show... * We take a look at the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party * We hear how the new Right to Know law in India is empowering people to challenge corruption * Stories about the gaming task force in Pittsburgh and news from Palestine * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 16, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-10-16 10:34 PM
On this week's show... * the Uprise Counter Recruitment Tour makes a stop in Pittsburgh * Amy Goodman speaks in Pittsburgh on her Breaking the Sound Barrier tour * three weeks after Pamela Lawton and her 7 year old daughter were stopped and threatened with guns by Pittsburgh police officers, now she's being charged with disorderly conduct * and more on Chiapas, the student-farmworker alliance, freedom of information, and civil disobedience by deaf students, in our global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 9, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio Collective 2006-10-09 8:17 PM
On this week's show... * We learn about the growing movement of resistance to Columbus Day * We'll hear from Wheels of Justice Tour speakers in Pittsburgh * We'll hear eyewitness accounts of Jeb Bush being chased through the streets of downtown Pittsburgh by Steelworkers and anti-war picketers * We'll hear excerpts from a community meeting to discuss the redevelopment of the Nabisco factory corridor in East Liberty. * And, the civil rights documentary Eyes on the Prize is back on the air, having battled through years of copyright law restrictions (audio/mpeg)

image Jeb Bush shown the closet Indyreporter 2006-10-09 12:18 AM
Jeb Bush shown the closet
Gov. Jeb Bush (FL) is shown the closet by Pittsburgh Port Authority Police as he attempts to escape the boos and jeers of activists en route to a fundraiser for Senator Rick Santorum (PA). (image/jpeg + 8 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 11, 2006 IMC Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-09-11 11:20 PM
On this week's show... * we have an in-depth report on developers' plans to build a casino in the Hill District, and reactions from residents * we'll hear from locals who recently marched for immigrant's rights, and youth who organized a march against police brutality in Edgewood and Swissvale * independent journalist Josh Wolf is released from prison, after refusing to hand over video tapes to a Federal Grand Jury * a follow-up report on the execution of prison activist Hassan Shakur * plus more in our local and global news stories (audio/mpeg)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio for Summer 2006 (September 4, 2006) IMC Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-09-04 10:13 PM
This week we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * janitors spin the Wheel of Misfortune at the SouthSide Works * in Homewood and Garfield, the Pittsburgh police are criticized for car chases that result in multiple deaths and injuries * a local nonprofit sends help to the Caribbean * as the national spotlight was on Pittsburgh for this year's All Star Game, locals put the spotlight on the city's treatment of homeless, as well as the sweatshop conditions in factories making Pirates' apparel * several local organizations react to Israeli attacks as the war escalates with Lebanon * plus more on elections and repression in Mexico, the Mon-Fayette expressway, the South Central Farm in Los Angeles, and Immigration in the US (audio/mpeg)

video Rustbelt TV for Summer 2006 Rustbelt TV, Pittsburgh IMC video collective 2006-08-27 8:38 PM
Pittsburgh Indymedia presents a new edition of Rustbelt TV - news from the grassroots - featuring these stories and more: * Anti Sweatshop activists hold a carnival for workers rights during the All Star Game * Cyclists celebrate as they ride in Critical Mass, a monthly bike ride * Surviving in an Asian Megacity- a video about life in Jakarta * Prometheus Radio holds a station barnraising in Tennessee * Evo Morales is elected as the first Indigenous president in Latin America (video/x-ogg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 21, 2006 Rustbelt Radio Collective 2006-08-22 2:07 AM
On this week's show... * People in Pittsburgh and across the US are organizing to fight Walmart * we have a preview of Spike Lee's new documentary on New Orleans titled "When the Levees Broke" * NSA's wiretapping program is declared illegal by a federal judge * Protests, violence, and repression continue in Mexico and Palestine * and also our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 14, 2006 Rustbelt Radio 2006-08-15 12:24 PM
On this week's show... * Rustbelt Radio talks to local non-profit Global Links about shipping medical supplies from Pittsburgh to needy hospitals in other parts of the world. * Global Justice activist and author Vandana Shiva speaks about Creativity, Compassion, and Social Change * two stories from Philadelphia: an annual punk festival is shut down by police, and unions take on the telecom giant Verizon * a small town in Pennsylvania is imposing extreme new laws against immigrants * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text Activists March on Bechtel-Bettis in West Mifflin david 2006-08-07 2:45 PM
Activists March on Bechtel-Bettis in West Mifflin to Demand "No Nukes, No Wars, No Profiteers" on Hiroshima Day (text/plain + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 31, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-08-01 11:42 AM
On this week's show... * We learn about the practices of Bechtel corporation, a war profiteer with a local operation here in Pittsburgh * The first officer to refuse deployment to Iraq speaks out * SouthSide Works janitors are demanding better working conditions * A University Radio Station in Oaxaca, Mexico is under attack * and also our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 24, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-07-24 8:37 PM
On this week's show * Ali Abunimah and Dahr Jamail comment on the Israeli bombardment of Lebanon * A Peace Vigil for Palestine and Lebanon takes place in Pittsburgh * We speak to Earth First activists who targeted a coal plant in Virginia * Fred Hampton Jr. is arrested in Chicago * plus our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

video All Star Game Anti-Sweatshop March and Carnival (avi) Rob Cullen 2006-07-19 12:35 PM
Edited video of an anti-sweatshop rally and protest at the All Star Game on July 11 at PNC Park. Video is in two different formats and run time is 3:39. (video/x-msvideo + 2 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 17, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-07-17 8:45 PM
On this week's show: We hear Deepa Fernandes of WBAI in New York, speak about reporting on immigration and border security issues; The Pittsburgh Anti-Sweatshop Community Alliance says " No sweatshops bucco!" during the 2006 All Star game; Environmental Activists are arrested in Canada; The Mexican presidential election turmoil continues; plus local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

image Anti-sweatshop All-star at PNC Park matt toups 2006-07-13 6:54 PM
Anti-sweatshop All-star at PNC Park

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 3, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-07-03 10:33 PM
This week we have a special bike theme show for Bike Fest, including stories... * about the Major Taylor Cycling Club and the Underground Railroad Cycling Route * Testimonies from cyclists injured in accidents, * An update from Bike Pittsburgh about Cycling Improvements in Pittsburgh * Paul Simpson speaking about bicycles as they relate to social equality * plus local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

text Pittsburgh ARA Endorses General Strike and March on May 1st Pittsburgh ARA 2006-04-28 9:25 AM
Pittsburgh Friends of Immigrants has organized a vigil (3pm) and march (5pm) for Immigrant's Rights on May Day. Anti-Racist Action has endorsed this march and the nation-wide General Strike to coincide with International Workers' Day (May 1st). (text/plain + 28 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 24, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-04-25 12:35 AM
On this week's show... * A memorial service for Pittsburgh Revolutionary Sanjulo Ber * Cover the Uninsured Week - An interview with the Consumer Health Coalition * A Report on Alternative Spring Break trips to Guetamala and New Orleans * The "green scare" and government repression of Environmenal Activists * The Ohio ACLU is concerned with documents obtained via the Freedom of Information Act on anti-war groups, and more (audio/mpeg)

text U-lock justice against McDonalds AnarchyFuckYeah 2006-04-01 5:22 PM
Stink Bombs and U-locks now there is an april fools. (text/plain + 1 comment)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio, Winter 2006 (March 13, 2006) Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-03-13 10:17 PM
This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, so we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * a remix of Rustbelt Radio's sound collage from the post-super bowl riots * our own Andalusia Knoll reports from South America at the inauguration of the first indigenous president of Bolivia * the ACLU has uncovered government spying on local peace groups, we'll hear from their legal director and responses from some of those groups * we'll hear from State Representative Jake Wheatley Jr. about how the war is affecting his constituents in the Hill district * Coca-Cola is behind human rights violations in Colombia - we'll hear from local lawyer Dan Kovalik of the USWA who is representing workers there * plus more on Rick Santorum, the economy, CAFTA, and UPMC's plans for more parking lots On our best-of program we always remind our listeners that our program is produced entirely by volunteers and depend on donations of equipment and money to exist. If you can support us with recording equipment, microphones, headphones, or funds for these supplies, please call 412-923-3000, email us at radio@indypgh.org, or donate via paypal on our website, radio.indypgh.org. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 6, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-03-06 10:59 PM
On this week's show... * In Feburary, Pennsylvania prisoner-rights activists converged on Harrisburg to protest abusive prison conditions at home * Last week the BBC obtained an rare interview with a Guantanamo Bay detainee, and we'll hear about his experience in the Guantanamo Bay prison * updates on a general strike in Africa, students against sweatshops in Santa Cruz, and an update on the South Central Farmers in LA * and also our local headlines (audio/mpeg)

text counter recruitment protest mon rush hour 27 feb 2006 pogger 2006-02-23 1:09 PM
Feb 27- Anti-War/Counter-Recruitment protest (text/plain + 6 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 6, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio Collective 2006-02-07 2:43 PM
On this week's show... * Rustbelt Radio's own Andalusia Knoll brings us a report from Bolivia on the political situation there * We'll hear about the riots across Pittsburgh that ensued after the Steelers' Superbowl victory * Activists continue speaking out against Bush on the night of his State of the Union address * Citizens address the Pittsburgh City Council on the city's anti-sweatshop ordinance * and the cost of the war in Iraq is growing by the billions, according to a new report * our regular update on police brutality and misconduct in the region * more headlines from independent media centers around the world (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 30, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-01-30 9:45 PM
On this week's show... * We'll speak to two activists who are fighting CAFTA, the Central American Free Trade Agreement, which is being pushed by the Bush administration * We'll hear how privatization, globalization, and the "networking" of security agencies are complicating the fight against secrecy * Bob O'Connor describes his plans to be like former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani * and the EU passes a resolution against homophobia * a police brutality update * and our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

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