fix articles 35003, kentucky
Central Kentucky Mobilization for Hemp Passed near Lexington I-75 (tags)
Hemp was grown in many counties near Lexington and Bourbon County until the 1930's essentially for rope, sails and cloth,It was then outlawed. The Kentucky legislature has now delegalized hemp growing for industrial purposes on 12,800 acres.
Workers Strike (tags)
Over the past week unions wrapped up short strikes at whiskey maker Jim Beam in Kentucky and Libbey Glass in Toledo, Ohio. The walkouts involved some 250 workers at distilleries in Clermont and Boston, Kentucky, and close to 1,000 workers at table glassmaker Libbey in Toledo.
"Fast Foof Women" 28 minute documentary in Color by appalshop film and video East kentucky (tags)
An inside look at the lives of women who fry chicken, make poizzas and flip burgers at 4 different fast food restaurants in eastern kentucky. These women mostly middle aged and raising children are often the sole source for theur families.
kentucky 101 for beginners (tags)
Kentucky especially rural eastern ky is one of the poorest regions in the us. However, there are a lot of help from governmental agencies who help fund black lung clinics food pantries and health clinics. Not all people are in the poor levels.
Mitch McConnell Has Left A Trail Of Suffering For Humans And Animals (tags)
McConnell has orchestrated war votes, helped corporations move offshore, institutionalized animal suffering
Chicken Disease And Boycott Cause KFC Sales To Drop (tags)
Avian flu, salmonella, outlets not passing health inspections, declining sales are some reasons that KFC owner Yum Foods has seen a drop in profits of 70%.
Tennessee State Militia/Guard Has Stopped DHS armored Vehicles from Kentucky (tags)
Tennessee State Militia/Guard Has Stopped DHS armored Vehicles from Kentucky
Mountain Justice Training Camp May 20-27 Letcher County, Kentucky www.mountainjustice.org (tags)
Mountain Justice has been honing a skill set that we have effectively used to work against the coal industry here in Appalachia and many of these tactics apply to all surface and underground coal mines.
6th Annual Mountain Justice Training Camp May 27- June 6, 2010 Kentucky (tags)
Mountain Justice Training Camp Location: Wiley’s Last Resort in Letcher County, Kentucky May 27th through June 6, 2010
Appalachia and Colombia: The People Behind the Coal --an interview with Aviva Chomsky (tags)
Aviva Chomsky is a professor of history and Latin American Studies at Salem State College in Massachusetts, and is a founder of the North Shore Colombia Solidarity Committee, which has been working since 2002 with Colombian labor and popular movements, especially those affected by the foreign-owned mining sector. She just returned from a Witness for Peace delegation (May 28 – June 6) that traveled to two regions devastated by coal mining: the state of Kentucky and to northern Colombia.
Toxics Coalition Joins Worker's Protest (tags)
Toxics Coalition Interupts Conference to Join Hotel Worker Protest
HELP BAN STRIP MINING IN TENNESSEE (tags)
help us abolish strip mining
"Murder suspect's motives remain a mystery" (tags)
"Murder suspect's motives remain a mystery" that’s cop talk for honest we didn’t coheres a confession from this guy!
Successful Week of Anti-Mountaintop Removal in Lexington (tags)
During the week of June 13 in Lexington, KY, a meal of toxic coal sludge scraped out of a stream in eastern Kentucky was delivered to the president of a coal advocacy group, hundreds of concerned citizens attended an anti-mountain top removal (MTR) rally and march that ended at Kentucky Utility's headquarters, a film festival educated Lexingtonians about the dangers of strip mining and its repercussions, and activists passed out literature on the streets, all part of Mountain Justice Summer's week in Lexington, Kentucky.
Religion Over Science? (tags)
Bush regime on warpath again
Run for Freedom Prisoners of Conscience (tags)
Close the SOA and remember the Prisoners Of Conscience! Jim Toren and Jon Blickenstaff from FootPrints For Peace are leading the way to Ft. Benning to honor those who have volunteered to go to prison in order to bring public awareness to the "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation" formerly known as the "School Of Americas".
Grassroots meeting urges good jobs now (tags)
LINTHICUM, MD. – Washington-based Good Jobs First (GJF) brought together 300 labor union, community and environmental activists July 11-13 to demand that corporations provide living wage jobs with health care and union rights in exchange for the tens of billions of dollars in annual taxpayer subsidies they enjoy.