The Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of news from the grassroots, news overlooked by the corporate media. Airs weekly on WRCT Pittsburgh 88.3FM and other independent radio stations in the region. Online at http://radio.indypgh.org
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Pittsburgh's Ride of Silence memorializes bicyclists injured on the roads; Cindy Sheehan interviews Margaret Kimberly of Black Agenda Report about the Obama administration's renewed pursuit of Assata Shakur; and the growth of bike sharing programs - Radio Ecoshock looks at the worldwide picture, and we bring you an update on Pittsburgh's new program.
On todayâ€s show, in honor of May Day and Cinco de Mayo, we bring you updates from May day activities in Pittsburgh, an interview with representatives from the Coalition for Immokalee Workers and Student-Farmworker Alliance, and a talk by Gloria Munoz Ramirez on indigenous struggles in Mexico.
Today in celebration of earth day, we bring you a report from statewide grassroots protests demanding that the Pennsylvania DEP put environmental safety above corporate interests, and we bring you a special feature on corporate land-grabbing in Africa, and its implications for food security and environmental health.
On today's show: sportswriter Dave Zirin addresses the intersections of politics and sports, and Susan Crawford on internet access as a public right; a feature by Chicago Indymedia's From the Trenches radio.
A verdict is reached in the Steubenville Rape trial; local employee hour cutting in anticipation for the Affordable Care Act; and on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, Iraq Veterans Against the War and Iraqi groups come together to launch the Right to Heal campaign.
On today's show, Anonymous holds a rally in West Virginia, Stop The Frack Attack in Dallas, Texas, and McDonald's Must Pay - foreign students exploited by McDonalds demand justice.
On today's show... Pittsburghers for Public Transit take their message to Harrisburg, Allegheny County Council Approves Fracking at the Pittsburgh International Airport, One Billion Rising for an end to domestic violence, and The Pennsylvania Prison Report
Occupy Pittsburgh now celebrates one year in publication; Ujamaa collective hosts a discussion on the new book "We Have Not Been Moved", essays on race and political struggle in America; Lockdown at a shell fracking pad near Maggie's farm; Continued Coverage of the Steubenville Case.