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Judy Bonds

Giving Green: Support the Judy Bonds Center on the Mountaintop Removal Front Lines

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In its 1970 editorial, "The Great Soil Swindle," the New York Times declared: "This ravaging of farmland, pasture and woods in the single-minded pursuit of cheap coal is a desecration." That desecration continues today.

After Upper Big Branch: New Film Reveals the Lives and Dreams Along Coal River Valley

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Annenberg Weingarten's gift, like the very heritage he explores, is a wonderful legacy, and one that the rest of the nation needs to know as they flip on their lights and electricity each day.

Mountaintop Removal 2012: Coal River Mountain Activist Bob Kincaid on Judy Bonds' Legacy and the New Abolitionists

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Today is Day 12,580 of the mountaintop removal mining disaster, the most egregious human rights and environmental violation in our country and perhaps one of the most discussed but shamefully ignored humanitarian crises in our nation.

Coal River Mountain Showdown: What Would Judy Bonds Do?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As the anti-mountaintop removal movement continues on several different fronts, residents are simply asking: What would Judy Bonds do?

In Memoriam: Judy Bonds, MTR Activist and Superstar

David Novack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Novack

Judy Bonds will always be loved by the growing masses who have cheered her work -- and who now cheer her journey on.

Weekly Mulch: With D.C. in GOP Hands, Environmentalists Must 'Fight Harder'

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger For the environmental community, this coming year offers a chance to regroup, rethink and regrow. Two year...

Green News Report: January 6, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The new mas...

Paying Respects to a Great Leader

Trip Van Noppen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trip Van Noppen

Judy Bonds' life teaches us how to fight harder In this line of work, we are lucky to meet and work with a lot of heroes, people who stand up agains...

Thousands Pay Tribute to Judy Bonds: She Has Been to the Mountaintop--and We Must Fight Harder to Save It

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

She was a tireless, funny, and inspiring orator, and a savvy and brilliant community organizer. She was fearless in the face of threats. As the godmo...

Reason to Believe in Environmental Justice: Coalfields Hero Judy Bonds

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As we head into another winter of discontent in the coalfields, Judy Bonds always gives me a reason to believe in the still small possibility of environmental justice in America.

Want to End Mountaintop Removal? Support These Tax-Deductible Campaigns, Projects and Films

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Great movements for social and environmental justice come at a great cost for those on the frontlines. No one understands this better than the besieg...

Lord, Give Me Time

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The defense of mountaintop-removal mining -- as formerly with strip-mining -- is that the economy of Appalachia depends on it. This canard now has been solidly rebutted.

Update on Today's Daring Dragline Protest, Launches 7 Days That Will Shake Mountaintop Removal Operations

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Four daring protesters accomplished something today that no high ranking member in the Obama administration has ever bothered to do.