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A Requirement for Respect

Self-explana­­to­ry. by Rebec­ca Gayle How­ell. Orig­i­nal­ly deliv­ered on behalf of Ken­tuck­ians For The Com­mon­wealth, at 21c Muse­um. Louisville, Ken­tucky. Decem­ber 06, 2009. The peo­ple of East­ern Ken­tucky – West Vir­ginia, East Ten­nessee – have been treat­ed as the ‘Oth­er Amer­i­ca’ … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Coal Giant Massey Called Out for 12000 Pollution Violations

(Pho­to: U.S. Nation­al Archives, 1974) All that coal comes with bag­gage and out­rage and few enough peo­ple seem to even know about it, let alone get their backs up about it. Envi­ron­men­tal groups to sue Massey Ener­gy for ignor­ing thou­sands … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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