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audio Rustbelt Radio for March 12, 2007 Pittsburgh IMC: Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-03-13 2:08 AM
On this week's show... * Plans for the City of Pittsburgh to divest from Sudan * Interviews from Copenhagen, Denmark, where an autonomous social center was raided and demolished. * An interview with Faith Pennick, the director of the film "Silent Choices," on Black Women and Reproductive Justice * 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)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 22, 2007 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-01-23 12:20 AM
On this week's show... * Organizers and members of SEIU Local 3 describe the role they played in the recent Houston SEIU victory. * Local artists dialogue with community members on racism, history, memory, and social justice. * Reports by human rights groups detail the trafficking of Asian workers by US contractors in Iraq. * Word on the Street: mass transit cuts * and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 15, 2007 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-01-15 10:30 PM
On this week's show... * an interview with two independent journalists who documented the 34 day war in Lebanon last summer and its aftermath. * thousands take to the street in a march against violence in New Orleans * Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks on collective struggle, the war in Vietnam, revolutionary movements around the world, and more. * 2 local groups claim victory in their campaigns (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for January 8, 2007 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2007-01-08 10:22 PM
On this week's show... * People are calling for the closing on Guantanamo Bay on the detention center’s five year anniversary. * Polar Bears are drawing attention to the global warming crisis * Paul Simpson describes the bicycle's potential as a vehicle for social equality * a wave of violence has broken out in New Orleans, claiming many lives including those of local activists, artists, and musicians * The Zapatistas mark the 13th anniversary of their uprising with an international gathering in Chiapas, Mexico * plus more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio The Best of Rustbelt Radio for Fall 2006! Pittsburgh Indymedia 2006-12-18 10:01 PM
This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Fall of 2006 including... * A Proposed Casino for the Hill District faces opposition * the legal struggle over Hazleton, Pennsylvania's trendsetting anti-immigrant legislation * Veterans of the war in Iraq visit Pittsburgh on the Uprise Counter Recruitment Tour * Anti-affirmative action backlash and voter fraud shape Michigan's election results * and more headlines from recent shows But before we begin, during our best-of show we always remind our listeners that our program is produced entirely by volunteers and we depend upon donations of equipment and funds to continue. If you can support us with recording equipment, computers, or funds for these supplies, please call 412-923-3000, or email us at radio@indypgh.org, or donate on our website, radio.indypgh.org. You can also help with Rustbelt Radio and other independent media projects by getting involved with the Independent Media Center! We are organizing a workspace for media making at our office on Penn Avenue, where we'll be leading workshops for volunteers to learn how to make radio, TV, and online news! Also, we will be offering internships with Rustbelt Radio starting in January of 2007. If you enjoy listening to the show and would like to learn more about what happens behind the scenes, check out www.idealist.org for our internship listings. (audio/mpeg)

audio Anti-Casino Rally on the Hill BagLady 2006-12-17 11:07 PM
This is Part One of a Rally held at Freedom Corner on December 16th against the proposed Isle of Capri casino in the hill. (audio/mpeg)

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)

text Rowhouse Fire in Morningside katierose 2006-11-26 2:56 AM
7 houses were destroyed in the fire at 4:00am on November 24. (text/plain)

image No Casino on the Hill BagLady and Dr. Goddess 2006-11-21 11:23 PM
No Casino on the Hill

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 20, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-11-20 10:33 PM
On this week's show... * Putting down the guns and picking up the gloves, Wilkinsburg Youth become boxers * Activists conduct a sweep against racist flyers in South Oakland * Organizers in the struggle to save affirmative action discuss Michigan's recent election results, voter fraud, and Ward Connerly. * UCLA students protest taser abuse on campus * and more local and global headlines (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 6, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-11-06 11:22 PM
On this week's show... * Hill District Residents continue to mobilize against a casino in their neighborhood * Taking back the land: homeless Miami residents build a shantytown * We'll hear voices from the International Day of Action Against Climate Change and key predictions on climate from new scientific studies. * Persecution of gays in Iraq has led to several murders * updates on the situation in Oaxaca and more local and global news (audio/mpeg)

text Officer Friendly Michelle Burton Brown 2006-10-17 3:48 PM
Standing in solidarity Pamela Lawton, a local activist shares her story of a past encounter with police officers on Pittsburgh's North Side. (text/html)

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)

audio Rustbelt Radio for September 25, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-09-26 4:55 PM
On this week's show... * We'll hear people's outrage as they testify at a local Citizens' Police Review Board meeting * We speak with the Bit and Brace Project about their upcoming performance on gentrification * Subcommandante Marcos speaks about the future of the Other Campaign * A report on how the FCC suppressed the release of documents revealing the dangers of media consolidation * Argentinians react to the sentencing of a police officer from the 1970's dictatorship * and more in our local and global headlines (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)

text Regis Possino, Peoples Building in Pittsburgh Dr. Alexander von Paleske 2006-05-21 4:38 AM
Peoples Building in Pittsburgh, Geneva Equities and the more than cpolourful past of Regis Possino (text/plain + 3 comments)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 15, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-05-16 12:04 AM
On this week's show... * We investigate the issues surrounding a new waste coal power plant proposed for Robinson Township, Washington county. * we'll hear about the importance of lower power FM radio and the fight for community media, from a recent discussion held in Pittsburgh with Hannah Sassaman of the Prometheus Radio Project * we have the return of our segment which spotlights a local grassroots group, The Light at the End of the Fort Pitt Tunnel. This week we'll hear about Run-Baby-Run. It's a crash-course to turn ordinary folks into electable politicians. * and two doctors from Kenya talk about providing post-abortion care to women in Kenya, and women's access to reproductive health care (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 20, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio Collective 2006-03-20 10:35 PM
On today's show... * we hear about massive student protests in France * we hear exceprts from speeches given at this weekend's rally against the war as well as talk to some of the people who marched. * we hear from an Iraq veteran who is marching across the Gulf region of the U.S. in protest of Bush policies (audio/mpeg)

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 February 13, 2006 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2006-02-13 8:21 PM
On this week's show... South America's largest squatted highrise is facing eviction, Voices for Animals must renew efforts to make the Big Burrito Restaurant group foie gras free, We hear from the sister of a prisoner held in Guantanamo Bay, and we talk with local peace and activist organizations about their efforts to find out how much the government has been spying on them. (audio/mpeg)

audio The best of Rustbelt Radio for Fall 2005! (December 19th, 2005 holiday special) Indymedia Rustbelt Radio Collective 2005-12-20 1:42 AM
This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, as the radio station takes a holiday. We're using this opportunity to present our listeners with some highlights from the fall season of Rustbelt Radio that you may have missed. On today's show we will hear ..... * A report on police brutality at the August 20th counter-recruitment protest * Homeless people's reactions to the new panhandling ordinance in Pittsburgh * Updates on the Jerry Jackson case * A report on the Bring them Home Now tour * and more (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for December 12, 2005 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2005-12-12 11:25 PM
On this week's show... * we talk with Steve Donahue about recent changes to Pennsylvania utility laws that are leaving consumers in the cold this winter * we'll hear about proposed UPMC parking lots and other development in the uptown neighborhood of Pittsburgh * and we'll talk with As'ad AbuKhalil about the recent developments in Lebanon, * Pittsburgh city council tentaviesly passes restriction for anti-abortion protestors * our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text #2 from pittsburgh to new orleans vincent / blast furnace radio 2005-12-01 12:53 AM
reflection of my latest trip to the new orleans region (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 28, 2005 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio collective 2005-11-28 11:52 PM
On this week's show... * We speak to an organizer with the South Central Los Angeles Farmers who are fighting the destruction of their urban farm * We hear from Johanna Fernandez's lecture about the Young Lords Party and Late Sixties Radicalism * and Code Pink protests the war outside Kaufmann's on the day after Thanksgiving * and workers at Starbucks are struggling against the company to unionize with the IWW * plus our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for November 21, 2005 Indymedia Rustbelt Radio 2005-11-22 11:33 AM
On this week's show... William Andersen will tell us how the City of Pittsburgh demolished his home; We'll take a look at Rafah Crossing Point, the heavily militarized checkpoint that since 1980 has been the only way for people in Gaza to travel internationally, as Israel plans to hand over control to the Palestinian Authority and European Union (audio/mpeg)

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)

text Hurricane Katrina: Outraged and Enraged Mimi Yahn 2005-11-14 8:32 PM
Article that appeared in the October 2005 issue of New People. First of series by former resident of the New Orleans area. (text/plain)

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