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Carmen Gentile is the creator and host of the Postindustrial Podcast, featuring conversations with newsmakers throughout the Rust Belt and Appalachia. His book, "Blindsided by the Taliban," documents his life as a war reporter and the aftermath of his brush with death after being shot with a rocket-propelled grenade while embedded with U.S. Army forces in Afghanistan. He is a founder and editor-at-large of Postindustrial Media.

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The Postindustrial Podcast, Episode 5: Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, author and scholar, Pitt

Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili is an author and scholar who is studying what types of programs help cities struggling after economic decline.

She is the author of “Informal Order and the State in Afghanistan.” Two other books are forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

Murtazashvili also has advised the World Bank, the U.S. Department of Defense, the United Nations Development Program, and UNICEF. She is based in Pittsburgh.

Carmen Gentile

Carmen Gentile has worked for The New York Times and CBS News, among others. His book, “Blindsided by the Taliban,” documents his life as a war reporter and the aftermath of his brush with death after being shot with a rocket-propelled grenade while embedded with U.S. Army forces in Afghanistan. He is a founder and editor-at-large of Postindustrial Media.

Season 7, Episode 1: Rep. Chris Deluzio

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Chris Deluzio is an Iraq War veteran serving his first term in Congress. Deluzio sat down with Postindustrial to talk about threats from extremist groups and the dangerous antidemocratic rhetoric that inspires them; caring for our nation’s veterans;  improving train safety following last year’s disaster ...

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Season 6, Episode 5: Skyzoo

Skyzoo has made a name for himself as a renowned rapper who’s maintained his artistic independence, giving him even greater autonomy to pursue his other passions. On this episode, he talks about his life as a storyteller, entrepreneur, and what inspired his latest album, “The Mind of a Saint.”

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Season 6, Episode 4: Cammie Wolf Rice

Cammie Rice is an advocate, philanthropist, and author. Her son Christopher Wolf, died in 2016 at the age of 32 from an opioid overdose after struggling for years suffering from addiction. Since then, Cammie has made it her mission to raise awareness about the opioid epidemic and alternative ways to manage pain. ...

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