Tag Archives: Coal Mining

Anne Lewis : Corporate Crime Scene in West, Texas

Putting on the makeup. Television reporter on the scene at the fertilizer plant explosion in West Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Photo by Patrick Bresnan / The Rag Blog. Getting the picture: Corporate crime scene in West, Texas How do … finish reading Anne Lewis : Corporate Crime Scene in West, Texas

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Ted McLaughlin : For Massey Energy, Safety Fines Just a Cost of Doing Business

Image from BNET.Cost of doing business:Paying fines cheaper for Massey than making the mines safe By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2011 “Despite the tragedy at Upper Big Branch last year… some still aren’t getting it.” … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : For Massey Energy, Safety Fines Just a Cost of Doing Business

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Jeff Biggers : Thousands Honor Environmental Visionary Judy Bonds

Julia ‘Judy’ Bonds. Painting by Robert Shetterly from his Americans Who Tell the Truth series.Coalfield visionary:Thousands pay tribute to Judy Bonds She has been to the mountaintop, and now we must fight harder to save it. By Jeff Biggers / … finish reading Jeff Biggers : Thousands Honor Environmental Visionary Judy Bonds

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Anne Lewis : Don Blankenship and the A.T. Massey Crime Spree

Don Blankenship, a “plump, soft-spoken accountant with a smirk.” Image from treehugger.com.The porcine man:Don Blankenship and theSordid history of A.T. Massey By Anne Lewis / The Rag Blog / April 16, 2010 [See Mine War on Blackberry Creek, the 30-minute … finish reading Anne Lewis : Don Blankenship and the A.T. Massey Crime Spree

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Coal Mining : Union-Busting and the Massey Disaster

Deaths in West VirginiaDid not have to happen By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / April 14, 2010 With the death of 29 coal miners at the Massey Coal-operated Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia, the United … finish reading Coal Mining : Union-Busting and the Massey Disaster

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NASA Scientist, Actress Hannah, Arrested in Coal Mining Protest

Actress Darryl Hannah is arrested by West Virginia State Police Tuesday, June 23, 2009 following a mountaintop removal mining protest in Naoma, W.Va. She was among several hundred protesters who held a rally outside Marsh Fork Elementary school that sits … finish reading NASA Scientist, Actress Hannah, Arrested in Coal Mining Protest

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If the World Stopped Burning Coal, This Would Be 80% of the Solution to Climate Change

Paul Nolley, sophomore English and political psychology major, admires Beehive Designs artwork. Media Credit: Martha Warfel / Daily Vidette Photographer.Beehive Design Collective share stories of activistsBy Sam Schild / April 24, 2009 “Clean Coal Dirty Lie” is a sign held … finish reading If the World Stopped Burning Coal, This Would Be 80% of the Solution to Climate Change

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‘Justice in the Coalfields’ : The Pittston Strike, April 5, 1989

Trailer: ‘Justice in the Coalfields’ by Anne Lewis Anne Lewis’ provocative and skillfully produced documentary of the strike, Justice in the Coalfields, has had a profoundly formative influence not only on my understanding of the struggle, but larger issues of … finish reading ‘Justice in the Coalfields’ : The Pittston Strike, April 5, 1989

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