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audio Rustbelt Radio for January 12, 2009 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2009-01-13 1:19 AM
On today's show... </p><p> </p><ul> <li> A 40 year retrospective of political artwork comes to CMU </li> <li> Pittsburgh responds to Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip </li> <li> The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh mosque is Vandalized </li> <li> Fed Up gives us a report on the abuses occurring inside Pennsylvania prisons </li> <li> A massive toxic sludge spill in Tennessee threatens the water and safety of local residents </li> <li> plus more in our local and global headlines </li> (audio/mpeg)

image Oscar Grant's murder: No isolated incident! Remember Jonny Gammage! PhotoJourney of Pain! T. Love 2009-01-12 7:49 PM
Oscar Grant's murder: No isolated incident!  Remember Jonny Gammage! PhotoJourney of Pain!
Oscar Grant's murder: This is not an isolated incident! Remember Jonny Gammage! Hammick in 2002, Kendra James in 2003, James Perez, James Philip Chasse, Jr. all unarmed and killed by Police. Diallo, Sean Bell, Ousmane Zongo, Patrick Moses Dorismond, Alexandros Grigoropoulos and Now Oscar Grant, all unarmed and killed by Police. Abner Louima was also handcuffed and tortured! And Within hours of Oscar Grant's shooting, Robbie Tolan, another unarmed man, was also shot by Police. Let the world know about! We will not allow a police state! (image/jpeg)

text Protest to Express Solidarity with Greek Uprising Anarchists in Pittsburgh 2008-12-11 3:58 AM
This Saturday, December 13 11:30am In front of the Pittsburgh Police Zone 2 Headquarters: Because the role of the police as agents of state control and repression is universal, and our resistance must be just as global. Bring: Signs, banners, flags, noisemakers, and other symbols and expressions of resistance and support for our Greek comrades. (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Announcing the Pittsburgh Organizing Group's Tactical Training Initiative Pittsburgh Organizing Group 2008-12-06 7:43 PM
POG, a Pittsburgh based anarchist group announces workshops available to activist groups locally and around the country. (text/html)

image Steelworkers' Analysis of Financial Buyout--Goldman Sachs Gets $5 Billion Gift ----- 2008-11-01 12:49 AM

Below is an analysis that the Steelworkers union put together on Paulson’s investment in Goldman Sachs. The union compares the deal that Warren Buffett, a private investor billionaire, got with the deal the Treasury Department got on its investment in GS. (image/jpeg)

image SteelBlitz: AFL-CIO and Steelers Going All Out for Obama in Western PA Carl Davidson 2008-10-27 4:50 AM
SteelBlitz: AFL-CIO and Steelers Going All Out for Obama in Western PA
Firsthand report on blue-collar labor and its allies carrying out electoral work their way. (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for October 20, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-10-21 12:09 AM
On today's show: Andrea Smith speaks at the Critical Resistance Prison Abolition Conference, United Steel Workers take on Equitable Gas over proposed rate increases, A youth report from the Philadelphia Student Union on the recent incident at Sayre High School, Fed-Up takes us inside the Prison Industrial Complex, plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

image Palin versus PIttsburgh mena 2008-10-13 9:35 PM
Palin versus PIttsburgh
People of Pittsburgh came together to let Governor Palin know that she does not have the qualifications to govern, and furthermore her policies against wildlife are abhorrent. (image/jpeg)

image Beaver County Battleground: 'Time to Give the Black Guy a Chance' Carl Davidson 2008-10-13 4:55 PM
Beaver County Battleground: 'Time to Give the Black Guy a Chance'
First hand account of union workers going door-to-door for Obama around stopping war, green jobs and health care (image/jpeg)

image Debate 'Watching Party,' Beaver County-Style Carl Davidson 2008-09-28 12:30 AM
Debate 'Watching Party,' Beaver County-Style
A Report on the Obama Campaign, workers and youth in Western PA (image/jpeg + 8 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 22, 2008 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2008-09-22 11:31 PM
On today's show: An Anti-Islamic DVD is being distributed in Pittsburgh and across the US, Electronic Voting Machines in Allegheny County, A look at the case of Eric McDavid, an activist who was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison, based on questionable FBI evidence, A discussion of human rights with William F. Schulz, former executive director of Amnesty International, plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 2 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 4, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-08-05 1:38 AM
On this week's show... * We bring you a special retrospective program, as Rustbelt Radio co-founders and today's co-hosts Andalusia Knoll and Matt Toups look back at four years and almost 200 episodes of the show. They're both moving on and this will be their last show with us! (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 28, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-29 2:50 PM
On today's show... * A Mexican immigrant is beaten to death in Pennsylvania * Leading environmental activists speak out on climate change and its effect on the world's water supply * Mumia Abu Jamal is denied a new trial * and Northsiders rally for a Community Benefits Agreement (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 21, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-22 6:08 PM
On this week's show... * a special report with excerpts from the FCC public hearing on the future of the internet, held on July 21st in Pittsburgh (audio/mpeg)

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)

text Direct Action for Direct Democracy: Shut Down the Republication National Convention Pittsburgh Organizing Group 2008-07-04 5:32 PM
POG adopts Sector 1 and will blockade 7th and Wall Streets (text/html + 4 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 30, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-07-01 3:01 AM
On this week's show... * Voices from the 2008 Allied Media Conference * Pittsburgh city government plans to install a surveillance camera network * Former Political Prisoner Lorenzo Komboa Ervin speaks about the movement to end Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons * A local study cites lower salary expectations for women * and the latest in the series "Radio for People: The Next Wave of Community Radio" (audio/mpeg)

image Battleground Report: Tractors, Tilt-a-Whirls and Obama Carl Davidson 2008-06-27 2:09 AM
Battleground  Report: Tractors, Tilt-a-Whirls and Obama
[The 4th CD Progressive Democrats of America, mostly workers from steel and related industries, are strong on Single Payer health care and opposing the war,and were Kucinich champions, until he dropped out. Now Obama is seen as their 'best option' in November.] (image/jpeg)

text Government Revoked Muslim Nuclear Physicist's Security Clearance To Retaliate For Criticis ACLU of Pennsylvania 2008-06-26 5:44 PM
ACLU of PA is suing the government after it revoked the security clearance of a Muslim nuclear physicist who has been an outspoken critic of US policy. Contrary to its own policy, the government is refusing to allow the scientist to contest the revocation, citing "national security." (text/plain)

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)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 16, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-17 1:29 PM
On this week's show... * A look at the grassroots biofuel movement in Pittsburgh * A strip mine proposal for South Park is declared dead * More realty controversy on the North Shore * Juveniles are facing life without parole in Pennsylvania prisons * and Mumia Abu-Jamal speaks out on Barack Obama (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 9, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-10 2:21 AM
On today's show... * Creative acts of opposition to surveillance cameras * The Longest Walk Two harassed by police in Columbus, Ohio * Media Minutes and The Weekly Radio Spin * plus the Radical Day in History (audio/mpeg)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio for Winter and Spring 2008 (June 2, 2008) Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-06-03 6:22 PM
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 Winter and Spring of 2008 including... * Word on the Street segments on teens & sex and anti-war protestors * Police Officers are found guilty in the Michael Ellerbee civil trial * Community Residents Defeat a Proposed Jail in the South Bronx * Affordable birth control for college students is under attack * Burger King spies on Student/Farmworker Alliance * The Revolution will Not Be funded- critiques of the non-profit model * and more highlights from the past season (audio/mpeg)

text Muslim Nuclear Physicist Loses Job, Denied Due Process Haroon Al-Qahtani 2008-06-01 8:00 PM
Dr. Moniem El-Ganayni, a nuclear physicist and Muslim prison chaplain, has lost his battle with the Department of Energy to get back his security clearance and his job at the Bettis Laboratory in Pittsburgh. He never even got a chance to tell his side of the story. The reason: unspecified grounds of national security. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 28, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-04-29 1:05 AM
On this week's show... * Thousands protest around the world in response to Mumia Abu Jamal's denial of a new trial * The One Hill Coalition reaches a tentative Community Benefits Agreement with the City, the County, and the Penguins hockey team * The City of New York withdraws its plans to build a new $375 million jail in the Bronx * Grassroots organizations work to bring clean water to Iraq * Plus we bring you the weekly radio spin and the radical day in history (audio/mpeg)

audio A Lady for President Donna Jean Young 2008-04-21 5:22 PM
HOT OFF THE PRESS!!! A FUN AND FUNKY RAP SONG A LADY FOR PRESIDENT? Donna Jean Young has decided to get into the hot election race with this quirky song. She has joined up with James – Dan, Eddy and Dave to rap, ‘A Lady for President?’ 1: ‘A LADY FOR PRESIDENT?’ – 1 Minute 59 Seconds Duration (3 seconds silence at start and 7 seconds silence after finish) (audio/mpeg)

image Warren Community and Clergy Coalition is Ready to Make Change Jason Denzin 2008-04-18 3:40 AM
Warren Community and Clergy Coalition is Ready to Make Change

audio Naomi Klein lecture at CMU Rustbelt Radio / WRCT Public Affairs 2008-04-18 2:45 AM
Naomi Klein's lecture on the rise of disaster capitalism. (1:02:03) (audio/mpeg)

image Bitterness, Hope and Obama in Western PA Carl Davidson 2008-04-16 12:48 AM
Bitterness, Hope and Obama in Western PA
[Commentary on the Phoney Anti-Elitism Campaign Against the Least Elitist of the Three Main Candidates, by Carl Davidson, Beaver County resident, Solidarity Economy Organizer, and Antiwar Activist.] Photo: Obama at October 2002 Antiwar Rally . (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for April 14, 2008 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2008-04-15 9:44 AM
On this week's show... * Updates on the Court of Appeals Ruling for Mumia Abu-Jamal * Radio reporters assassinated in Oaxaca, Mexico * a report on the Longest Walk Two, a five month journey to raise awareness of Native American and environmental issues * National Labor Committee director Charlie Kernaghan speaks at Carlow University about sweatshop labor and workers' rights * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

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