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20191012 ensp 0183 enspThousands of retired coal miners are gathering at the U S Capitol to support a bill that would preserve their health and pension benefits The United Mine Workers of America says its members and supporters from 13 states including West Virginia will rally in Washington today

Politico and the Washington Post gave considerable space to the opposition of coal miners and unions to the Green New Deal with three articles in this period highlighting the topic By contrast only one article a 855word opinion piece in the Washington Post made the case for why coal miners should support the Green New Deal

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2019717 ensp 0183 enspThe corporate media only pays attention to coal miners when they can be used to attack the Green New Deal When coal miners are fighting for the pensions they deserve the media is nowhere to be found Coi Vanover a retired coal miner waits for free

201983 ensp 0183 ensp WYMT While the BlackJewel coal miners continue to stay on the railroad tracks in Harlan County the community keeps up their endless support quotThere s families there s kids and this is real

Today workers lat Blackjewel s Harlan County Kentucky mine noticed that train full of coal was being loaded Suddenly a group of halfdozen nonunion miners showed up to block then Eventually more than 60 laidoff coal miners and their families showed up to block the train

20191022 ensp 0183 enspSupport our coal communities and miners with Black Lung Your help is needed right now – today – to demand that Senator McConnell and other members of Congress do right by our miners and coal communities The failure of Congress to pass a budget or even a continuing resolution – besides shutting down many government services for several

201969 ensp 0183 enspCoalminer is not responsible for any deals you decide to make Good Luck and seek advice from experts So buy some coal sell some coal Buy sell coal properties find a coalminer job find Coal Companies coalminers Buy sell equipment

2019825 ensp 0183 ensp So let me be as clear as I can be coal miners are not my enemy the senator said Workers in the fossil fuel industry are not my enemy Climate change is our enemy Sanders vowed to help communities tied to coal and other fossil fuel industries in

20181025 ensp 0183 enspThey pinned their hopes on Trump but Pennsylvania coal miners still await a comeback Donald Trump promised to save the coal industry But seeing few returns miners are showing their support

2019711 ensp 0183 enspBy contrast only one article a 855word opinion piece in the Washington Post made the case for why coal miners should support the Green New Deal with our miners to make sure that miners

201983 ensp 0183 enspA coal miners protest has one demand The pay they say they are owed by their employer Blackjewel which declared bankruptcy on July 1 Now they are calling on the president for support

20191024 ensp 0183 enspOur coal miners risked their lives to fuel our country but Mitch McConnell would only give a group of them with black lung disease a scant minute when they rode 10 hours to visit him in Washington My question for McConnell Which side are you on Please Support Our Work The only thing that keeps us going is support from readers like

Ashton was one of the founding members and leader of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners LGSM – a group of lesbian and gay activists set up to raise money for coal miners in the Dulais valley South Wales during the pit strikes in 198485

201985 ensp 0183 enspLOUISVILLE Ky Coal miners in Harlan County have been sleeping in tents for days now in protest after the company they used to work for Blackjewel suddenly went bankrupt They are out in

201997 ensp 0183 enspAfter years of fighting for healthcare and pension plan protection with limited success coal miners are skeptical of campaign promises to support their flagging industry as coal is phased out of

20191024 ensp 0183 enspAbout us You have worn our badge Coal Not Dole and you know what harassment means as we do Now we will support you It won t change overnight but now a hundred and forty thousand miners know about blacks and gays and nuclear disarmament and we

201737 ensp 0183 enspWhat s really needed now is to focus on providing support to coal communities in the midst of this ongoing transition away from coal Congress is considering real options to support coal miners and coal communities One key priority is the criticallyneeded fix to the pension and retiree health care funds of United Mine Workers of America

2019101 ensp 0183 enspCoal miners politics while complex have occasionally been radical with a frequent leaning towards farleft political views A number of farleft political movements have had the support of both coal miners themselves and their trade unions particularly in Great Britain In France on the other hand coal miners have been much more

201752 ensp 0183 enspLast week PBS NewsHour ran a story about an unlikely group of Americans caught up in the government budget showdown coal miners Across the country some 22 000 retired union miners

2019928 ensp 0183 enspSupport GM strikers Blackjewel coal miners ROANOKE Ind I ve been a temporary worker for three and a half years with no end in sight United Auto Workers union member Raymond Walker told the Militant on the General Motors strike picket line here as he joined Blackjewel miners keep up camp say No pay we stay

Our reading of the literature on coal and coal miners indies that at least in the U S a significant majority of this research has focused on Appalachian communities and states e g Bell and York 2010 Bell 2016 Lewin 2017 with relatively less research examining Western coal mining for a notable exceptions see Smith 2008 Thus

Congress returns from recess to a big opportunity to support coal communities by passing the RECLAIM Act which would release existing funding for the cleanup and redevelopment of abandoned mine lands with the goal of spurring economic development in these communities I previously blogged about this bill when it was introduced by Rep Hal Rogers RKY5 back in February

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20191026 ensp 0183 enspOn July 29 coal miners in Cumberland Kentucky began blocking a train carrying more than 1 million worth of coal to protest their former employer Blackjewel LLC which declared bankruptcy on July 1 According to CNN the company wrote bad checks to 350 miners in Harlan County alone prompting the workers to stage the protest to demand their paychecks By Sarah Lazare