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Mine Workers

Mine Workers Struggle for Safety Underground, Justice in the Streets

Michelle Chen | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

Over the past few weeks, turmoil in the mining industry has also spoken to the divide between the corporate elite and the impoverished multitudes--a faultline running through communities mired in poverty but rich in resources.

Mine Workers union endorses Obama for president

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The United Mine Workers of America endorsed Barack Obama for president Wednesday despite his recent defeats in primaries in coal-pr...