Category Archives: Huffington Post

Are Union Leaders Richard Trumka and Cecil Roberts Murderers?

As Don Blankenship faces a likely federal indictment, the former CEO of coal giant Massey Energy is flailing out on his website against his enemies. He has accused the leadership of the United Mine Workers of possibly hiring a contract … Continue reading

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The Jobs Project: Unemployed Coal Miners Install Solar Panels In West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A group devoted to creating alternative energy jobs in Central Appalachia is building a first for West Virginia’s southern coalfields region this week – a set of rooftop solar panels, assembled by unemployed and underemployed coal miners … Continue reading

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Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ Talks Creationism Critique, Religion, Education to the Huffington Post

Bill Nye, the famed “Science Guy,” found himself the center of attention this week after a video in which he said creationism should not be taught to children went viral. “I say to the grownups, ‘If you want to deny … Continue reading

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Besieged Coalfield Residents Denounce Court Decision Against EPA Rules on Mountaintop Removal

By Jeff Biggers, Huffington Post. In a shocking blow to besieged Appalachian coalfield residents today, U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton ruled in favor of a coal industry law suit, striking down the EPA’s modest guidance rules on mountaintop removal … Continue reading

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