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Vulnerable coal miners suffering from black lung disease fear what will happen if COVID-19 is added to the mix.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Among the authors who will make presentations at next week’s Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, Tennessee
As Facebook sends its promised updates this week, telling users whether or not they were one of the 87 million whose personal
But local communities are starting to take back control.
The world isn’t too big for us to screw up.
We have been enslaved into the social trends our ancestors avoided.
Adapted and cross posted from The Thoughtful Coal Miner. There has been no drought of media attention about coal, coal miners
We were standing in line for rations—you see the fire had knocked out the roads of commerce, the food stores. And these women
Last week Alpha Natural Resources announced the opening of a new mine in Raleigh County, West Virginia. According to the
Pete Seeger once said about Woody Guthrie’s music, “Any damn fool can get complicated. It takes genius to attain simplicity