We chat about Dana's background, stories from organizing in coal country, and lessons from recruiting stories in a place that is rich in storytellers.
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By Chris HambyiWatch NewsPRESTONSBURG, Ky. -- Ray Marcum bears the marks of a bygone era of coal mining. At 83, his voice is raspy, his eastern Kent...
Instead of clinging to the status quo, West Virginia's elected officials must use this tragedy as an opportunity to ask difficult questions about the future of coal in West Virginia. Here are some of mine.
Big coal has busted up the unions, impoverished communities, and lined the pockets of state politicians and judges. It's time for this to stop.
To know the story of West Virginia is to know why the progressive movement is failing to win over white working class voters. Because of their primary concern: jobs.
It's Eden in the Mountains here in Appalachian Virginia -- miles and miles of green, forested mountains in every direction. But these natural wonders are being devoured by the coal industry.
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