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image W PA Obama 'Labor Walks' -Defeating McCain is Just 'Step One' Repost by CarlD 2008-10-05 1:47 AM
W PA Obama 'Labor Walks' -Defeating McCain is Just 'Step One'
A report from the 4th CD Progressive Democrats of America on the local working class and the election. (image/jpeg)

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 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)

text Free with 84 Lumber Wood Products: Controversy From Chile Tim Kingston 2008-06-05 12:26 AM
JUNE 5 Concert. One of Pittsburgh’s best known corporate citizens, 84 Lumber Company, is entangled in a furor over plans to dam two spectacular rivers in Patagonia. Satirical country singer Dana Lyons will bring the international campaign to stop the dams to 84 Lumber’s hometown with a concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills in Pittsburgh. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 21, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-04-22 1:28 AM
On this week's show... * Family Members accuse Pennsylvania Prisons of abusing inmates * A look at tax fairness and wealth in American families * Uprising Radio examines the World Bank's perpetuation of Global Warming * and Burger King allegedly spies on members of the Student Farmworker Alliance (audio/mpeg)

application Fighting to End Child Labor & Sweatshops in the Global Economy Charlie Kernaghan 2008-04-01 2:31 PM
Charlie Kernaghan, known for exposing, in 1996, Wal-Mart and Kathy Lee Gifford's eploitation of child laborers in Hondouras. Learn what you can do to stand in solidarity with the workers, mainly women and children, who are exploited daily and must deal with horrendous conditions. (application/pdf)

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)

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)

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 October 29, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-10-30 3:17 AM
On this week's show... * As fires sweep across Southern California, undocumented immigrants fear deportation * Protesters gather in DC to oppose the World Bank & IMF * Dr. Herb Needleman speaks about his research linking lead poisoning and violence * Racial threats continue in the city as another noose is found at a workplace in Pittsburgh * Desmond Tutu visits Pittsburgh - and SCI Greene * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 22, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-10-23 12:41 AM
On this week's show... * We bring you a special lecture on "Earth Democracy" from author, activist, and environmentalist Vandana Shiva (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 8, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-10-09 12:14 AM
On this week's show... * A new bill may protect Pennsylvanians from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression * Updates on protests and state violence in Burma * A history of American diplomacy with Iran * Views on this year's Columbus Day, in Pittsburgh and in Denver * plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 1, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-10-02 12:15 AM
On this week's show... * Students take to the street in Pittsburgh for the national walk-out in support of the Jena 6 * A discussion on the role of Latinos in the new Ken Burns documentary, "The War" * Pittsburgh's local Peace & Justice Center faces financial difficulties * Costa Ricans get ready for a referendum vote on CAFTA * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 24, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-09-25 2:21 AM
On today's show... * The Coalition Against Violence presents their strategies to bring Peace to Pittsburgh * Anthropologist David Harvey discusses the Geographies of Globalization * Thousands rally in Jena Lousiana * The Slow Food movement makes its way to Pittsburgh * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text Benefit Song for Quiet Storm and EEFC with apologies to Darell Worley 2007-06-06 10:59 AM
Hopefully this will help the healing begin from this most horrific of tragedies. (text/plain + 45 comments)

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 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)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 7, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-05-08 2:46 AM
On this week's show... * Thousands march nationwide on May Day for immigrant rights and an end to raids and deportations * Environmental justice organizers kick off Biojustice 2007 in Boston * Media Minutes gives this week's report on the intersection of media and democracy * an interview with Staughton Lynd on Ohio's Supermax prison in Youngstown and the history of the Lucasville uprising * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

image harrisburg Says STOP This "WAR! BE47 2007-05-05 5:24 AM
harrisburg Says STOP This "WAR!
A few more pictures from the recent MoveOn.org-inspired protest against Bush's recent veto of a bill to end the "war"/racist genocide in Iraq. (image/jpeg + 3 comments)

image Harrisburg Protests Bush's "End the War" Veto BE47 2007-05-05 4:52 AM
Harrisburg Protests Bush's "End the War" Veto
With the help of MoveOn.org, Harrisvurg area people showed up at the corner of Front and Walnut Streets to protest [P]resident Bush's recent veto of a bill calling for an end to the aggression in Iraq. (image/jpeg)

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 Price of Fire Rustbelt Radio 2007-04-09 6:50 AM
New social movements have emerged in Bolivia over the "price of fire"—access to basic elements of survival like water, gas, land, coca, employment, and other resources. In this interview Ben Dangl author of the book "The Price of Fire" out on AK Press recounts passioinate tales of people's resistance to corporate empire and globalization. For more info go to boliviabook.com (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 February 19, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-02-19 9:43 PM
On this week's show... * Former US Military Chaplain James Yee speaks about the abuses he witnessed while on duty in Guantanamo Bay * Mumia Abu Jamal's lawyer explains the current status of his case in Federal Appeals Court * The FCC is set to gather in Pennsylvania to review media ownership policies * A Canadian farmer takes on Monsanto * plus more in our global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 5, 2007 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-02-05 10:44 PM
On this week's show... * We explore Fair Trade goods and their implications for farmers in developing countries * We examine a new government proposal to remove the grey wolf from the endangered species list. * A state of emergency is declared in Somalia following the US-backed Ethiopian invasion last month. * local activists submit a request to re-open the cases of Jerry Jackson and Charles Dixon. * the word on the street about police violence in Pittsburgh * and more local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 29, 2007 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-01-29 9:35 PM
On this week's show... * Lawyers and Black Panthers discuss the recent arrests of former Black Panthers in a thirty-six year-old murder case * from the World Social Forum, a Kenyan grassroots activist describes the connection between the HIV/Aids Pandemic and gender inequality * in global news, an Armenian journalist and activist was murdered in Turkey, and federal agents began a new wave of raids against immigrants last week * the word on the street about President Bush's State of the Union Address * and more local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

video Rustbelt TV for December 2006 Rustbelt TV - Pittsburgh Indymedia 2007-01-28 6:18 PM
On this show... * anti-nuclear activists denounce military contractor Bechtel's local operations * participants in the wheels of justice tour speak in Pittsburgh about their recent trips to Iraq and Palestine * the student-farmworker alliance protests McDonald's in Oakland * Tazers and Lies * the struggle to rebuild New Orleans East * taking back the media in Oaxaca * and a preview of the upcoming film Slingshot Hip Hop also, see downloadable MPEG versions from: http://www.archive.org/details/rustbelt-tv-2006-12 (video/x-ogg)

text USW, Goodyear Reach Tentative Agreement United Steelworkers 2006-12-23 12:58 PM
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The United Steelworkers (USW) and the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company today reached tentative agreement on a new three year contract that the union said “secures retiree health care benefits and dramatically increases Goodyear’s investments in union facilities.” (text/plain)

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