Tonight: The Mine Wars

Go inside the coal miners’ bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century with The Mine Wars. The struggle over the material that fueled America led to the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War and turned parts of West Virginia into a bloody war zone.  Tonight, on PBS (check your localContinue reading “Tonight: The Mine Wars”

Rand Paul on Mountain Top Removal

UPDATE: The full WYMT interview of Rand Paul is split into four parts. Part 1 can be found here. I am always looking for something interesting to talk about in relation to Appalachia. This morning, I came across this interview featuring Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. In the video below, Rand talks about Mountain Top RemovalContinue reading “Rand Paul on Mountain Top Removal”