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audio Rustbelt Radio for Mar. 12, 2012 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2012-03-12 11:51 PM
On today's show: We hear about the work of prison doulas who support pregnant women behind bars; An update about Japan's recovery one year after Fukushima and the Obama Administration's nuclear plans. We examine air quality impacts of the Marcellus industry, as Allegheny County's first Marcellus compressor station permit is now under review. A feature on Women of Color Herstory month with recap from the Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference and Her Voice events and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Feb. 27, 2012 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2012-02-28 12:32 AM
On today's show: Wikileaks releases the first of 5 million e-mails from private intelligence corporation Stratfor; The government subpoenas an Occupy Wall Street activist for his Twitter records; We air an interview from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting about Apple and coverage of Apple with longtime workers' right advocate and researcher Jeff Ballinger; Radio Against Apartheid interviewed CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin about her recent experiences in Bahrain; We hear from local activist, Brittany McBryde, on her new documentary, "The Image of Black Women" and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Feb. 13, 2012 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2012-02-14 12:24 AM
On today's show: University of Pittsburgh Students hold an event to showcase new Affordable Care Act contraceptive policy; Occupy Pittsburgh exits its downtown camp; Lessons learned from Iraq, as peace activists work to end the Afghanistan war; Occupy Our Heathcare demands universal healthcare at a rally downtown; A feature on the importance of radical love and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 30, 2012 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2012-01-31 12:29 AM
On today's show... * a report back from the 14th annual Summit Against Racism * "Occupy Your Mind" brings together protestors, artists and intellectuals to discuss the Occupy movement * violence provoked by a Canadian mining company results in death in Oaxaca, Mexico * the Human Rights Coalitions Prison Radio report * we investigate the idea of a 20 hour work week * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 16, 2012 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2012-01-17 1:15 AM
On today's Martin Luther King's Day show: a preview of the upcoming Summit Against Racism; Occupy Pittsburgh court coverage; Excerpts from the Free Mumia Rally last December and updates on his case and current condition; Hundreds protest tenth anniversary of Guantanamo detention center and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 1, 2012 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2012-01-03 12:36 AM
On today's show we bring you a special year-in-review episode, highlighting our best stories from 2011. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Dec. 19, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-12-18 5:43 PM
On today's show: We bring you "Calls From Home" a special holiday program which brings the voices of family members of prisoners to the airwaves as they send greetings to those incarcerated in the US prison system. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Dec. 05, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-12-06 12:34 AM
On today's show: Protestors from the Pittsburgh occupation rally against a Pennsylvania company that supplies Egyptian police with tear gas; A new program in Uptown teaches African-American youth about the environment and entrepreneurship; Updates from occupations across the U.S. and around the world; Interviews with famed sports journalist, Dave Zirin and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Nov. 21, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-11-22 12:40 AM
On today's show: We hear reports back from the Developing for Unconventional Gas summit protest in Pittsburgh PA; inspiring actions and words from the Initiative for Transgender Leadership's commencement ceremony; Vandana Shiva speaks to Carnegie Mellon on how to change the culture of science; Pittsburghers occupy the Greenfield Bridge to demand more jobs and investment in infrastructure and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Nov. 07, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-11-08 1:32 AM
On today's show: OccupyOakland holds a general strike, while OccupyPittsburgh marches in solidarity; The Thomas Merton Center honors Dr. Vandana Shiva, a hero in the fight against corporate piracy; October 22nd Day to Protest Police Brutality rallies in Market Square; Community group, Decarcerate Pa, organizes against new prison expansion in PA and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Oct. 24, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-10-24 11:31 PM
On today's show: Advocates rally at Harrisburg to say "We've had enough!" to new abortion service regulations; The University of Pittsburgh holds a panel discussion to present the pros and cons of Nuclear energy; The occupation of Mellon Green Park in Downtown Pittsburgh enters its second week; PA Immigration legislation at Building Changes Convergence in Pittsburgh and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Oct. 10, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-10-11 6:25 PM
On today's show: Changes for Garfield's future are presented by the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation; Occupy Pittsburgh holds its second general assembly meeting; The EPA holds a public hearing on new regulations that would affect air pollution from gas drilling; Community members in Butler County protest fracking at a local dairy farm and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Sept. 26, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-09-26 11:48 PM
On today's show: A preview of the Building Change conference soon to take place in Pittsburgh; a controversial shale-gas well site is sabotaged in Indiana County; Prison activist Robert King on the Angola Three and prison justice issues. Environmental scientist and activist Sandra Steingraber offers strategies for the movement against shale gas drilling and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Sept. 12, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-09-12 11:32 PM
On today's show: Welcome to Our Revolution, excerpts from a performance inspired by a U.S. artist's visit to Cairo; Journalist Jordan Flaherty on New Orleans six years after Katrina; The experience of a nuclear meltdown by a university student in Japan; Fifteen hundred gather in Philly to protest shale gas drilling, even as flooding threatens to spread contamination from drilling sites. Reflections on the 10 year anniversary of September 11th; and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 29, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-08-29 11:46 PM
On today's show... * Foreign workers strike at a Hershey's Chocolate factory * An Afghanistan war veteran speaks in Pittsburgh as part of a nation-wide tour * A report back on the demonstration held last week in response to homophobic violence in Bloomfield * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Aug. 15, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-08-15 11:42 PM
On today's show: Hacker activist group Anonymous targets the Bay Area Rapid Transit system; Journalist, Glen Ford, points out the similarities between the treatment of blacks in London and the U.S.; We hear about the inadequacies in the coverage of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Aug. 01, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-08-01 11:52 PM
On today's show: Pittsburgh City Council decides whether to put a fracking ban on this November's referendum; A tree sit against Mountain Top Removal enters its thirteenth day; an in-depth look into the recent police involvement in the death of San Francisco teenager Kenneth Harding; the effects of the atomic bomb in Japan and the nuclear crisis of the world today and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 18, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-07-19 12:09 AM
On today's show: Computer hackers target military contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton; The Third Circuit Court of Appeals holds up limits on Media Consolidation. A report back from the Allied Media Conference on Gang Injunctions in California; A look into woman's role in the Egyptian uprising and beyond; Pittsburgh-based unions offer support to Mexican workers amid so-called labor reform south of the border and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 4, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-07-04 11:23 PM
On today's show... * We hear from the head of Mexico's independent mineworkers union -- in exile in Canada * Updates from the Joseph Hall case * Reel Grrls speak to their funding battle with Comcast * A report from the March on Blair Mountain, against mountaintop removal. * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 20, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-06-20 11:34 PM
On today's show: We go to a West Virginia rally against mountaintop removal, where Josh Fox and Mari-Lynn Evans draw connections to the anti-fracking movement; An update of the Our Library, Our Future voter initiative; a lead up to the Pelican Bay State Prison hunger strike; the latest on a controversial new abortion bill being debated in the state legislature; City officials forget to bring their homework to police accountability bill discussion and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 6, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-06-06 11:36 PM
On today's show: Activists keep the pressure on city officials to bring justice to the case of Jordan Miles' police beating; Pittsburghers plan to protest Target's annual shareholder meeting due to their funding of anti-gay politicians; Hip-hop artists Jasiri X and Paradise Gray ask, Is Pittsburgh Really America's Most Livable City? Rustbelt Radio follows Pittsburgh's rainy spring downriver to learn about flood control efforts on the Mississippi and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 23, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-05-24 12:35 AM
On today's show: The Marcellus Citizen Stewardship Project trains volunteers to monitor the gas drilling industry; An FCC Commissioner lands a job with NBC just four months after voting for the Comcast-NBC merger; A coalition of social services has formed against Governor Tom Corbett's proposed budget; Reports from the front lines of the campaign for Justice for Jordan Miles and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 9, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-05-11 3:34 AM
On today's show, we'll hear ... * several responses to the killing of Osama Bin Laden * coverage of a counter NRA rally in Pittsburgh * reactions to the Justice Department refusing to prosecute the cops in the Jordan Miles' case * excerpts from a talk given by Diana Block on her book "Arm the Spirit" * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Apr. 25, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-04-25 11:55 PM
On today's show: Bread and Puppet Circus bring the De-capitalization Cabaret through Pittsburgh; Activists plan to remember victims of gun violence during this weekend's NRA convention in Pittsburgh; Young filmmakers draw attention to the dangers of incarcerating youthful offenders in adult prisons; We hear from CMU historian, Roger Rouse, on rebel piracy & corporate revisionism; Activists gather for a Bradley Manning solidarity bike ride, taking a local look at the military industrial complex and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 11, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-04-11 11:29 PM
On today's show... * A look into local activist Nate Smith's legacy in black labor rights * Legislation introduced in Harrisburg will severely curtail women's health care rights * Commentary of a political cartoonist on our feeble democracy * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Mar. 28, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-03-28 11:42 PM
On today's show: Coverage of the Pennsylvania liquor store privatization; An update on the Bradley Manning case; Councilman Burgess proposes reforms to Community Block Development Grant distribution; Marcellus Shale drilling threatens Pennsylvania State Forests and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Mar. 14, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-03-14 11:41 PM
On today's show: The Fraternal Order of Police again uses the St. Patrick's Day Parade to defend officers in the Jordan Miles case; Shalefields Grassroots Media investigates the impact of Marcellus drilling on sustainable farming in Pennsylvania. Members of the queer community respond to a homophobic bar with a kiss-in; We bring you an on-the-ground report from the ongoing protests in Wisconsin. Pittsburghers organize for the upcoming Make Jobs, Not War Rally and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Feb. 28, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-03-01 12:55 AM
On today's show: A look into the complexities and horrors of teenage incarceration in America; A report on the assault on reproductive health services provided by Title X clinics; Voices on how immigration from Mexico is playing out in southwestern Pennsylvania; An update on conditions inside Pennsylvania's prison system; The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture's annual conference addresses Marcellus shale drilling and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 14, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-02-16 1:55 AM
On today's show... * We hear dispatches from the Egyptian revolution, as well as reaction here at home * A report about a local activist who is challenging trans-phobia in the mainstream media * News from Pittsburghers who support street artists serving time in prison * A feature about the ongoing health risks of drilling in the Marcellus Shale natural gas fields * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

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)

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