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text FCGOA Defeats UGSOA at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Headquarters in Wash DC FCGOA NEWS 2010-08-29 12:23 AM
"Today's VICTORY by FCGOA against UGSOA and it's UGSOA Local 44 sends a clear message to UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan that all is NOT Well at UGSOA" Stated FCGOA President Guy James. (text/html)

text Protestors occupy W.Va. mining office in response to mounting environmental violations CGZ 2010-02-18 3:21 PM
Contact: Mike Roselle (304 854 1852), Charles Suggs (304 854 7372), Pettus, W.Va.– Three occupied Massey Energy subsidiary Marfork Coal Company, Inc.’s main office this morning at eight. The protestors plan to present a citizen’s arrest warrant and list of violations on the Marfork processing plant, Bee Tree Surface Mine and Brushy Fork sludge impoundment to company president Christopher Blanchard and Massey CEO Don Blankenship. (text/html)

text Four Climate Ground Zero Activists Arrested in their homes, still jailed Climate Ground Zero 2009-12-30 5:38 PM
Four Climate Ground Zero activist arrested in their homes in Rock Creek, WV Tuesday (text/plain)

text Four Arrested on Coal River Mountain, Bail Unknown Maureen Farrell 2009-11-22 1:12 AM
The four protestors on Coal River Mountain today were recently arrested, their bail still unknown. (text/plain)

text Responding to Harmful Government Inaction, Protestors Stop Blasting on Coal River Mountain Maureen Farrell 2009-11-21 5:09 PM
Latest Press Release from Climate Ground Zero, a West Virginia based action campaign against Mountaintop Removal. Four Protestors are currently on Coal River Mountain's Bee Tree Site, two are locked down to a drill rig. For more information please go to (text/plain)

text Over 300 Homeless People Expected to Participate: Informational Picketing @ Rivers Casino Rivers Casino News 2009-11-13 7:42 PM
Ed Fasulo, President and COO of Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Explain To Me, Your Customers, Your Workers and the Rest of the Pittsburgh Community on HOW The Workers at RIVERS CASINO Can Afford to Support Their Families on Poverty Wages Ranging From $8.00 to $9.50 Per Hour? (text/html)

text Rivers Casino's Union Busting FEAR Tactics Rivers Casino Union Busting News 2009-11-11 7:15 PM
Did Rivers Casino Security Officers vote against unionization or did they Fall Victim to Jackson & Lewis Union-Busting FEAR and Intimidation Tactics? (text/html)

text Phil Africa's Art! BE47 2009-08-18 3:35 AM
Video and website of innocent human rights activist and environmentalist Phil Africa. Phil and the other 7 surviving "MOVE 9" are imprisoned in Pennsylvania. They are now eligible for parole. (text/plain + 1 comment)

audio interview with mike roselle at base camp / mt. top removal resistance / blast furnace radi vincent / blast furnace radio 2009-06-23 1:32 PM

text Specter Staff Threatens to Trash Letters in Support of Employee Free Choice Pennsylvania Worker News 2009-04-20 8:30 PM
Hello? These are Pennsylvania residents whom the senator represents. This is the way you treat your constituents? (text/html)

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)

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 October 15, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-10-16 1:07 AM
On this week's show... * Counter Recruitment strategies from a former soldier and a community activist * New Voices Pittsburgh's Reproductive Justice Weekend * A Judge's ruling puts a controversial immigration enforcement tactic on hold * Multiple incidents of racial intimidation are reported in Pittsburgh * 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 A Call to Confront the Klan's Rally at Harper's Ferry, October 14th DC Antifa 2006-09-23 12:46 PM
No KKK in West Virginia (text/plain + 11 comments)

image Intelligence Experts Scott Ritter and Ray McGovern are coming to Pittsburgh for Iraq Forum Kevin Caridad 2006-09-18 8:55 AM
Intelligence Experts Scott Ritter and Ray McGovern are coming to Pittsburgh for Iraq Forum
Scott Ritter was the the Chief United Nations Weapons Inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1998. Ray McGover is a former CIA analyst who has accused the Bush administration of manipulating intelligence in its rush to invade Iraq. (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 10, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-07-10 11:00 PM
On this week's show... * We speak with Rana el-Hendi, about the current situation in the Gaza Strip * Frida Berrigan speaks about Witness Against Torture’s journey to Guantanamo Bay last December * LA's South Central Farmers continue the fight against their farm's destruction * this past weekend marked the 20th Anniversary of the Homestead Steel Mill closing * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 27, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-02-27 10:48 PM
On this week's show... * We speak with Big Idea volunteers about Pittsburgh's radical book store * we hear from Chris Carlsson, the co-founder of the critical mass bicycle ride about critical mass, bicycling, and community. * local news on Senator Santorum, Upper St. Clair schools, Pennsylvania voting laws * and global news on communcations law, the mexico mine disaster, gold mining in chile, and Shell in Nigeria. (audio/mpeg)

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)

text 40 protest Iraq war in Morgantown, WV Gus 2005-12-13 1:30 AM
40 people at antiwar protest in Morgantown, WV (text/plain + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 14, 2005 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2005-11-15 10:57 AM
On today's show... * We have an interview With Helem GLBT Center in Beirut, Lebanon * Updates on the Paris Riots * Spoken word by Alixa and Naima * an update on police harassment of Common Ground Relief volunteers in New Orleans * our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 15, 2005 Indymedia Radio Collective 2005-08-16 12:32 PM
On this week's show... * Participants at the conference of the League of Pissed off voters will tell us about the work they are doing * we'll hear from two groups outside Pittsburgh that are doing unique grassroots organizing for change in their communities: Incite, Women of Color Against Violence; and Berkeley Copwatch. * and our weekly update on Police brutality and misconduct from Bad Cop No Donut, including Pittsburgh police shooting a man to death in Mt. Washington and pulling over black men without cause in Garfield. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 18, 2005 Indymedia Radio Collective 2005-07-19 4:27 PM
# An interview with the site coordinator for National Student Partnership's Pittsburgh Office # as Car Free Day approaches, and builds support from the Pittsburgh City Council, we'll hear from last month's conference organized by Car Free Pittsburgh (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 13, 2005 Rusbelt Radio Collective 2005-06-14 5:40 PM
On today's show... * We speak with the local group 'RESYST' about the upcoming pridefest and the radical queer movement * And we present the final piece in our three part series on Coal and its effects in the community. We will hear from organizers who are fighting to promote clean energy and what the possibilities are for sustainable alternative energy sources in the United States .... but first, these local headlines. (audio/mpeg)

image Rally for Clean Energy—Health, Jobs, & Energy Independence matt toups 2005-06-09 7:37 PM
Rally for Clean Energy—Health, Jobs, & Energy Independence
On Tuseday June 7th, Mountain Justice Summer activists join locals from western Pennsylvania and West Virginia for a Rally for Clean Energy in downtown Pittsburgh. The rally was held in opposition to the National Coal Show held in the Convention Center that week. (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 6, 2005 IMC Rustbelt Radio 2005-06-06 11:28 PM
On today's show... We speak with David Rosenberg of the Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition about his group's efforts to bring attention to the ongoing crisis in Western Sudan. We hear from the True Cost of Coal Conference held this past weekend in Pittsburgh, part two in our three part series on Coal in our region and the grassroots organizing against its effects. A high school student in Cleveland is suspended for opposing military recruiters at his school. And police in Pittsburgh and in Ohio are getting more dangerous in their use of tasers. Plus headlines from the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and independent media centers around the world. (audio/mpeg)

text Show Down in Coal Town Mountain Justice Summer 2005-06-01 11:13 PM
For the third time in one week, residents of the Coal River Valley of West Virginia and supporters from across the country met at Massey Energy's coal processing plant behind Marsh Fork Elementary School to demand that it be shut down and cleaned up. Sixteen of the 150 participants in the Mountain Justice Summer campaign were arrested as they attempted to deliver a list of demands to the site's supervisor. Earlier in the day two campaign participants delivered the demands directly to Massey's head offices in Richmond Virginia. (text/html)

text Union Carbide pays up for more Environmental Damage in West Virginia Matt T, rustbelt radio 2005-06-01 10:57 AM
On May 26 Union Carbide Corporation entered into a consent agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to settle violations of federal and state laws. The violations happened at the company's specialty chemical manufacturing plant in Institute, West Virginia. The town of Institute is an unincorporated suburb of Charleston and is the location of West Virginia State University, a historically black college. The company was charged with violations of laws regarding hazardous waste storage and annual reporting of toxic chemicals. (text/html)

text Update-- 16 Arrested in WVA Protesting Massey Energy Jessica 2005-05-31 5:54 PM
16 People were arrested and are in custody right now for their participation in a peaceful protest in Sundial, West Virginia today. (text/plain + 2 comments)

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