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Colbert Report Takes Down Big Coal: Save the Endangered Hillbilly (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Goodbye purple mountain's majesty--here comes Patriot Coal! Last night on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert hosted scientist Margaret Palmer in a...

Outliers and the Hillbilly Sterotype

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

I would like to see Malcolm Gladwell test his theory about Southerners being more prone to violence than Northerners.

Hey Media: Lay Off Appalachia

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Biggers

Pundits missed the two best kept secrets about Appalachia: it is far from homogeneous and has been a burning ground of change for the past 250 years.