Jetsonorama And The Moving Planet

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

We are back today, after a few days away from the site to take care of arts and site-related tasks, with some exciting new work by Jetsonorama, an…

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The March On Blair Mountain

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Photograph by Paul Corbit Brown As many of our readers know, this week marks a historic evolution in the Appalachia Rising movement against Mountaintop Removal, as many citizens…

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Remembering Hazel Dickens

Saturday, May 7, 2011

As most of our readers know, Hazel Dickens passed away about two weeks ago, on April 22nd. Amid the many remembrances, here are a few sites that add…

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Wendell Berry Joins Sit-In in Kentucky Governor’s Office

Friday, February 11, 2011

photograph via the Kentuckians For The Commonwealth At this hour Wendell Berry has joined a group of about 20 Kentuckians, who are engaging in a non-violent sit-in, requesting…

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Coal, The Media, And The University

Friday, July 9, 2010

photograph via The Rural Blog On Wednesday The Rural Blog shared the above image and it’s story: this week a coal industry golf event in Prestonburg, Kentucky was…

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Two Documentaries We Should Consider While Oil Flows In The Gulf

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

a film still from Sludge As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on the agrarian and appalachian responses to the Gulf oil disaster, here are two documentary films which…

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An Appalachian And Agrarian Response to the Tragedy in the Gulf

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

photograph by The Associated Press The people of the Appalachian Mountains and Louisiana bayous have a lot more in common than fiddle tunes and distinctive accents. More than…

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Going Deep Down

Friday, April 23, 2010

Deep Down: A Story From The Heart of Coal Country had its broadcast premiere last night on Kentuck Educational Television. It’s a film by Jen Gilomen, (Delta Rising)…

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The Tragedy in Montcoal

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

photograph from Coal Tattoo I’m sure many of us have been following developments in Montcoal, West Virginia, as rescuers have worked relentlessly to find the miners trapped inside…

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Mountaintop Removal: Humor and Sincerity

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Coal Comfort – Margaret Palmer www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor You know we live in a strange…

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