BY MATT STROUD // PHOTO BY BUZZY TOREK OF EPICAST
Every week, we highlight a podcast or two that we think you’ll find interesting. Up until now, our highlights have been purely for curation — a way to show you which podcasts we’re listening to and how they’re tied, in some way, to postindustrial communities or the people living within them. This week, we’re showcasing something different.
BY JOSEPH L. FLATLEY // PHOTO BY PETE MAROVICH // AMERICAN REPORTAGE FOR POSTINDUSTRIAL
The rally began on Facebook. In the wake of the Tree of Life massacre, Pittsburgh City Council proposed “commonsense” gun legislation to curtail the sale and possession of assault weapons and bump stocks, and to give courts the power to temporarily take guns away from potentially dangerous individuals.
In a world where possibilities have become increasingly limited, a malcontent wrestles to make sense of it all. From labor and racial issues to issues of civil liberties, there’s enough to tick us all off a bit. In the latest episode, I chat with New York Times bestselling author, Ijeoma Oluo, about navigating life as a self-identified bi-racial black woman and how it has informed her writing on the topic of race. She also offers invaluable advice to writers of color, specifically, on branding themselves and not compromising their voices.
Favorite listens outside the Postindustrial Audio Network
The Electric Power Show Tune into hear Nashville Public Radio reporter Shalina Chatlani explore how one community is dealing with the repercussions from one of the worst environmental accidents in U.S. history.
Pitchwerks Episode No. 120 introduces Francois Gau, owner of Levy Industrial, which helps high revenue companies streamline their departmental structure, work efficiently, and increase their client base.