Breaker boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pennsylvania., ca. 1900
On May 4, 1926, workers in the United Kingdom started a general strike to protest the terrible actions against the nation's striking coal miners. 1.7 million workers walked off the.
On February 16, 1931, the Harlan County Coal Operators' Association reduced wages for miners in that part of eastern Kentucky by 10 percent. In response, the United Mine Workers of.
Now this is the kind of climate action I expect from developed nations! The British government approved on Wednesday the country’s first coal mine in decades, a project promoted as.
President Donald Trump is welcomed to the Greenbrier Resort by Gov. Jim Justice as part of A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier on Tuesday evening. Environmental racism is the gift.
On April 21, 1894, bituminous coal miners went on strike. This early attempt to fight against employer oppression and the extremely low wages of the mines failed pretty badly, in.
Coal miners in Alabama have been on strike for months now and it is finally getting some attention from the media. Here's a good piece on it from Luis Feliz.
Today's film is this 1974 British documentary on the horrors of strip mining for coal in Appalachia. Good thing we've learned so, so much in the last 47 years that.