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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)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 17, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-01-18 12:58 AM
On today's show: Pranksters release a fake F.O.P. press release claiming an about-face regarding the Jordan Miles investigation; The Pittsburgh chapter of the Human Rights Coalition offers a report from Pennsylvania's prisons; We hear coverage of Philadelphia's People's Tribunal Against Police Brutality and Misconduct; Special coverage in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake including a commemoration of the tragedy by a local rapper, information on a local company who plans to tap energy resources in the country and also a report from Independent journalist Jordan Flaherty on corporate profiteering at Haiti's expense and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Jan. 03, 2011 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2011-01-04 1:23 AM
On today's show we bring you a special holiday broadcast from Thousand Kites, a national dialogue project addressing the criminal justice system. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Dec. 20, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-12-21 1:16 AM
On today's show: Prisoners strike across the state of Georgia, we bring you an interview with one of the inmates; The challenges of investigating human rights abuses in Colombia; A report on International Migrants Day, which was commemorated on December 18th; A report from the "Black Friday" protest in Downtown Pittsburgh and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Dec. 06, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-12-07 12:52 AM
On today's show: A rally for an end to human rights abuses at ACJ; Allegheny County faces an unhill battle with stormwater overflow systems; Updates on the Immokalee farmworkers movement; More from Pittsburgh's Oil and Gas Summit; Voices from the ground at COP16 and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Nov. 22, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-11-23 12:38 AM
On today's show: We speak with longtime transit activist, Stuart Strickland, about proposed cuts; The FBI reactivates subpoenas on 3 peace activists in Minnesota. Rustbelt Radio interviews one of the three, "granny for peace" Sarah Martin; South Fayette Township passes anti-gas drilling ordinance; Increased funding for the nuclear industry despite recent plant shutdowns and accidents; The People's Oil and Gas Summit brings together anti-drilling activists from across the country, and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Nov. 08, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-11-09 12:38 AM
On today's show: Coverage of the November 3rd rally against Marcellus Shale drilling; The Justice Department renews enforcement of subpoenas for anti-war activists targeted in FBI raids; A brief look at the United States and the Arms Trade; A Honduran human rights lawyer speaks of killings and torture under the coup regime and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Oct. 25, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-10-25 11:38 PM
On today's show: Conversations with organizers of the 3 Rivers American Indian Powwow; Steelers fans demonstrate against Ben Roethlisberger's return; The RNC 8 case finally concludes in Saint Paul, Minnesota; The film "Operation Small Axe" sparks a discussion about national and local police brutality and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Oct. 11, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-10-11 11:29 PM
On today's show: FBI Harrasment of Anti-War Activists Continues In the Twin Cities; A look at the first Latino mural in Pittsburgh; The Rachel Carson Homestead challenges Marcellus Shale drilling in its 2010 legacy conference; Appalachia Rising converges on Washington to demand an end to mountaintop removal coal mining and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Sept. 27, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-09-28 7:01 PM
On today's show: FBI raids and subpoenas target peace activists around the country; Lawrenceville residents organize a block party to prevent their library from closing; Voices from the Justice for Jordan March; More environmental insights from the Green Compass; A report back from the Community and Resistance Tour and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text Marcellus Shale Golf Invitational and Conference A little bird 2010-09-25 12:11 PM
The inaugural Marcellus Shale Golf Invitational and Industry/Government Grip and Grin Conference will be held on 28 and 29 Septemeber near Pittsburgh. (text/plain)

image .PDF Docs Detail FBI's Chilling Abuse Of MKE CWs & others including Pittsburgh and Ithaca marco 2010-09-25 1:04 AM
.PDF Docs Detail FBI's Chilling Abuse Of MKE CWs & others including Pittsburgh and Ithaca
I first saw this on my friend Brenda's facebook. Here's the .pdf itself. I'll try to track links to where there is more analysis as it becomes available. My earliest analysis at first read is that Milwaukee Intelligence people cobbled together a flimsy case of suspected terrorism based on the defacement of USAREC's front windows to then widen their case over to Pittsburgh Catholic Workers and Miami activists where there wasn't even a semblence of a law being broken is absolute bull-crap and just generally bad form. (image/jpeg)

text On Homelessness And "Advocacy" Jordan Opalanie 2010-09-22 8:07 PM
This piece talks about homelessness in Pittsburgh and an event coming up which seems to not advocate for solutions. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Sept. 13, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-09-14 12:09 AM
On today's show: Local Imam discusses how Pittsburgh's media & interfaith leaders have rejected fear-mongering rhetoric; Federal appeals court declares anti-immigrant ordinance in Hazelton, PA unconstitutional; Three days of protests ensue in LA after police officer kills indigenous Guatemalan man; Pennsylvania authorities respond to Marcellus drilling opposition and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

text EPA Hydro-Fracking Hearing Begins In Binghamton, NY Fracking = Flammable Groundwater 2010-09-13 8:08 PM
9/13/10 - Binghamton, NY - EPA hearings discuss safety issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" when related to pollution of groundwater. Fracking is the newest source for some natural gas pipelines like the one in San Bruno that recently exploded. Many older pipelines have serious safety concerns yet many more new pipelines are built each year due to expanded fracking of shale deposits without any clear oversight from federal regulators at PHMSA. (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Jimmy Johns Labor Dispute Bursts onto National Stage with Coast-to-Coast Actions Planned f JJ 2010-09-03 11:25 PM
Fast food workers unionize (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Aug. 30, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-08-31 12:01 AM
On today's show: The debate about Marcellus Shale drilling heats up around Pittsburgh; The School Board votes 8-0 on a controversial East End Plan; Mountain Top Removal activists block entrance of DEP headquarters in West Virginia; A jury finds David Japenga guilty of vandalism during the G20 Summit and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg + 1 comment)

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 David Japenga Convicted, Jailed Pending Sentencing ABC Pittsburgh 2010-08-26 11:36 PM
It is with heavy hearts that we regretfully inform you that on August 25th a jury returned a guilty verdict for each of five counts against our friend David Japenga. Citing him as a high flight risk and a danger to the community, his bail was revoked and he was taken into custody pending his formal sentencing, which was scheduled for November 23rd. David's lawyer filed a Petition for Bond the same day and we are awaiting a hearing on the motion. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for August 16, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-08-16 11:49 PM
On today's show: We'll hear about local efforts to hold police accountable for abuses against citizens, including incidents during the G20 summit, the beating of Jordan Miles, and the case of Terrell Johnson, Green Party candidate for Senate Mel Packer is knocked off the ballot by Democratic candidate Joe Sestak, Google and Verizon form a pact that threatens net neutrality, Pittsburgh high school students report on the gulf oil spill, and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for Aug. 02, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-08-03 1:43 AM
On today's show: Condominiums find a home in a tax free zone in Garfield, The Conspiracy tour arrives in Pittsburgh to rally support for the RNC 8 and other activists, Marcellus Shale gas drilling discussions continue across Pittsburgh And more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 19, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-07-19 11:25 PM
On today's show... * Cattle on a farm in northern PA are quarantined due to gas drilling activity * Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery warns that Israel is sliding towards fascism * West Penn Allegheny Hospital announces it may close * Pittsburgh Public Schools plans to introduce sex-segregated classrooms at Westinghouse High School (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for July 5, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-07-05 11:11 PM
On today's show... * We bring you the voices and sounds from the 2nd US Social Forum, recently held in Detroit * And more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

text Conspiracy Tour 2010 Slinking Into Pittsburgh August 30 and 31! Conspiracy Tour 2010-07-03 10:43 PM
This summer, the Conspiracy Tour is going on a whirlwind, month-long excursion across the continental United States to raise awareness of and solidarity for political activists from Minneapolis, MN who are facing severe state repression, as well as help people find ways to strengthen and protect their communities from future incidences of state repression. You know, just in case. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 21st, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-06-21 9:05 PM
On today's show: Pittsburghers march demanding justice for Jordan Miles, The trial of the officer accused of murdering Oscar Grant begins in Los Angeles, California, An interview with prison activist Vikki Law, New Orleans bicyclists work to end oil addiction, and discuss the impact of oil extraction on Louisiana and more in our local and global headlines (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for June 07, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-06-07 11:53 PM
On today's show: A preview of the US Social Forum coming up this June in Detroit, The film "Gasland" on Marcellus Shale drilling screens in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh rallies against Israel's attack on the Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla, A preview of "Radio Golf" presented by the Kuntu Repertory Theatre and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 24, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-05-24 11:59 PM
On today's show: Legal Experts and Immigrants Rights Advocates in Pittsburgh speak out against Arizona's SB 1070, New regulations may affect Marcellus Shale Drilling in PA and more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 10, 2010 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio Collecti 2010-05-10 11:59 PM
On today's show: We take an in-depth look at Marcellus Shale Drilling in the Pittsburgh Region, The LGBTQ community hosts anti-violence rally in Bloomfield, A report from the May Day march in New York City, And more in our local and global headlines. (audio/mpeg)

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