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More rainstorms are forecast in coming days as rescue crews continue the struggle to get into hard-hit areas, some of them among the poorest places in America.
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