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Coal Mining West Virginia

Right-Wing Media Org Is Crowdfunding to Distort Obama's Record on Coal

Terry Krepel | Posted 08.08.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

The solicitation doesn't explain why a wealthy organization like the MRC -- which raised more than $15 million in 2015 -- can't pony up a measly $15,000 to edit and promote footage they've already shot.

West Virginia's Not-So-Silent Killer

Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

From Sierra Magazine's “The Cost of Coal”: When mining companies level West Virginia mountains to get at the coal beneath, whole towns disappea...

Heroes

Bill Haney | Posted 08.15.2011 | Green
Bill Haney

The folks of the Coal River Valley are taking their place at the forefront of other heroic movements in the annals of American consciousness raising. Stories of heroes like these are the stories of The Last Mountain.

The March on Blair Mountain: A Protest to Protect Our Jobs and Our Mountains

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Union busting corporations have commoditized not just the workforce, but the historic landscapes of West Virginia, using great machines and dynamite to eliminate mining jobs.