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Today’s protest against University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) organized by the Pittsburgh-based coalition, Make It Our UPMC, is on-going as of this post. Here’s a version of today’s events as seen through the eyes of participants and their tweets:   [View the story “#UPMCWorkers …

[H/T] to John Anderson from DIYMedia for raising this question. Here’s half of his article, the other half can be found on the link provided above. From the bullsh*t propaganda department: on August 15th, CBS Radio’s Pittsburgh cluster (KDKA-AM, KDKA-FM, WDSY-FM, and WBZZ-FM) will “host” the Marcellus Shale Festival at …

Rick Smith talks with Jordan Romanus, Pittsburgh Organizer for the Restaurant Opportunity Center (ROC) United talks about poverty and how raising the wages for restaurant workers is one of the most important issues of our generation. We must put a stop to the race to the …

This infographic was created by our friends at Put People First! Pennsylvania.  If you are from the great commonwealth, I highly recommend that you follow them on Facebook, because they are building a progressive movement in Pennsylvania.   School Cuts Across PA infographic    

I would like to thank our friend Colleen from Save the Upper Darby Arts for showing us this video and petition drive.  As you know, when public school budgets are gutted, the first programs to go are the arts, especially in times like today when …

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