Last year I had the honor and privilege to sit down with him in conversation while he was on a speaking tour in San Francisco. You can watch the interview here.Continue Reading
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by Jon Gensler: There is a war going on in the coal-fields of southern West Virginia.Continue Reading
by Ari Wile I see the bumper sticker canvassed on vehicles across Southern Appalachia, it reads “Friends of Coal”. When asked why be a friend of coal, supporters say that it provides jobs, boosts the local economy, keeps the lights on, provides clean energy and is the proud tradition of the area – standard answers [...]Continue Reading
I’m not a big fan of promoting TV shows. But Spike TV’s new series “Coal” seems to follow the theme of hardworking blue-collar American jobs that are fading fast through the eyes of coal miners in West Virginia. The trailer for “Coal,” from the Emmy-award winning creators of “Deadliest Catch,” does a good job of [...]Continue Reading