Tag Archives: West Virginia

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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‘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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