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Coal & Appalachia – 150 Years of False Promise. Maria Gunnoe Urges You to Go See Blood on the Mountain

Appalachia has been treated like the Third World of the U.S. for far too long. Since the end of the Civil War, the region has seen its natural resources extracted and sold, with all the profits shipped elsewhere. Its landscape has been radically scarred, leaving its streams polluted, its people sickened and killed, disposable to…

‘Blood on the Mountain’: Why We Need a Red Neck Protest Anthem, Not a Hillbilly Elegy

Published on Friday, October 28, 2016 by Common Dreams ‘Blood on the Mountain’: Why We Need a Red Neck Protest Anthem, Not a Hillbilly Elegy by Charles B. Keeney A place mired in poverty, a culture of guns, conservative religion, poorly educated people, an angry and embittered populace. These are common words used by journalists and writers to describe…