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Trump is Old King Coal.. Multiplying Harm (tags)
miner diseases and hazards, mountaintop mining, sulfuric acid turning to acid rain, poisoned watersheds The coal miners make good money.... Yes they make good money for the mine owners Meanwhile Appalachian coal country is still as it has always been ... a region of poverty.
Accumulated Report on Mexico Covering Past 12 Years 2017 (tags)
Mexico had a strike by copper miners at Cananea in Sonora State south of Arizona. Wives of miners visited 45 schools to build support. 6 or 7 journalists have been assasinated in Mexico in 2017 according to cpj.org
September 2014 Honduras coup update (tags)
This September in Honduras...we now within two months of this infamous model cities (privatisation of entire cities) actually starting unless miraculous resistance springs up. But uprisings do actually happen, in Miskitia, a long boat ride or helicopter ride from much of Honduras, when pissed cops and soldiers arrested 40 at a party after people refused to give them alcohol or money for alcohol, and these agents of the system fired gunshots,wounding 4 who were locked up, the community didn't take it,the officers ran away, the community set on fire the copshop.
The Shortwave Report 9/7/12 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and the Voice Of Russia.
Massacre of striking miners in South Africa (tags)
On July 18 the world bourgeoisie celebrated “Mandela Day”, established internationally by the UN in November 2009 under the sign of peace, freedom, reconciliation, etc. In South Africa, more than 12 million children sang hymns to Mandela before going to class, the whole population was called upon to devote 67 minutes of their time (corresponding to 67 years of Mandela’s activism) to helping others. The IMATU Union requested that this day where they celebrate “the 67 years of his life Mandela has given for the rights of humanity, equality, justice and democracy enjoyed today by all South Africans” become a public holiday, so that individuals can give much more than 67 minutes to useful causes....
BTL:Recent March to Protect Blair Mountain in West Va. Brought Coal Miners and Environment (tags)
Interview with Chuck Keeney, Blair Mountain, W.V. march organizer , conducted by Melinda Tuhus
BTL:Unions and Environmentalists March to Protect Historic Blair Mountain from Mountaintop (tags)
Interview with Kenny King, board member of Friends of Blair Mountain, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
History and Resistance on Blair Mountain (tags)
Blair Mountain, a crucial site of labor history, is being threatened by the disastrous process of Mountain Top Removal. People from around the country are marching in early June to raise awareness and save the mountain.
URGENT UPDATES: Houston/Chicago False Flags (tags)
HOUSTON, 10/11/10 -- Several stories reported by the mainstream media today demand an update to my 10/9/10 warning: OBAMA-RAHMA! Windy and Bayou cities await false flag, https://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2010/10/10/captain-may-obama-rahma-windy-and-bayou-cities-await-false-flag/.
BTL:Legal Precedent Demands Massey CEO Be Sent to Jail for Deaths of 29 Coal Miners (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
[SF] CALL TO ACTION: Longshoremen - Stop Loading Scab Boron Cargo! (tags)
ILWU workers in the SF bay call for solidarity. On the same day, the labor dispute is resolved.
ILWU Local 30 Locked Out Boron Rio Tinto Miners Speak- out In SF At UK (tags)
Locked out ILWU Local 30 Boron Rio Tinto miners protested and spoke out at the SF UK consulate on 4/16/2010
Corporate manslaughter (tags)
Blankenship murdered the miners and he'll kill again unless he's stopped
Montcoal, WV; Massey Energy Cited 1,300 Times For Safety Violations (tags)
Following the recent cave in of a coal mine in Montcoal, WV evidence shows that despite over 1,300 safey violations Massey CEO Don Blankenship failed to act as needed to provide workers with a safe work environment. Once again profit placed over human lives by short-sighted CEO of Massey. The current body count of 25 miners with four still missing shows neglecting safety can have tragic consequences.
Pity about the dead miners (tags)
Upper Big Branch Miners get Don Blankenship’s prayers. And his criminal neglect of safety measures at the mine. The miners have to sacrifice their lives for their livelihood.
Caravan to Rio Tinto to support miners locked out (tags)
On February 24th, a caravan of four big rig trucks and around 150 cars carried over 200 people and $30,000 in food to support the Rio Tinto miners in Boron, California.
UFCW Delivers Food to Locked Out Miners in Desert (tags)
In a strong show of solidarity, the UFCW (the retail stores and food union) delivered 500 bags of groceries to miners who have been locked out of their jobs by their boss, Rio Tinto.
Boron, CA Miners Lockout (tags)
On January 30th, the Rio Tinto company locked miners out of their jobs mining borax in the California desert city of Boron, CA.
Picket line in New York City protests repression of striking miners in Cananea, MX (tags)
NEW YORK, 12 January -- The attack by over 800 state and federal police and Mexican army soldiers, aimed at dislodging striking miners from Cananea (Sonora state), was answered with a protest picket in New York. In front of the Mexican consulate, some 20 demonstrators proclaimed their solidarity with the mineworkers, who have been on strike since July 30 against terrible safety conditions at the Cananea complex and against government attacks on the workers.
Mexico: miners attacked, call for emergency protests (tags)
An emergency picket has been called for Saturday January 12 at 3 p.m outside the Mexican consulate in New York to protest a police attack on striking miners in Cananea, Mexico.
Building Bridges Radio: Utah Mine Disaster; Midsummer Markets Meltdown (tags)
WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28.5 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INTERNET LINK BELOW
Building Bridges Radio: NYC Transit Workers Reject Deal & 2 More Mineworkers Die in W. Va (tags)
TO LISTEN TO THIS 28 MINUTE RADIO PROGRAM CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW
California's Nativist Past (tags)
This is a marked up version of the document at http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist6/chinhate.html
Taking a Stand Against Injustice: a Historical Account (tags)
Slaughter in Serene: the Columbine Coal Strike Reader tells the history of Colorado working folk taking a stand against economic injustice
Interview: Filmmaker Barbara Kopple (tags)
SEIU employee and filmmaker interviews two-time Oscar winning director Barbara Kopple on her film about striking coal miners, "Harlan County, U.S.A." The film comes out on DVD this month.
Bolivia: The Uprising of Miners and Peasants (tags)
History-makers reflect on Salt of the Earth: ‘Even more relevant now’ (tags)
Anita and Lorenzo Torrez were a young married couple thrown into the midst of the Empire Zinc strike in Hanover, N.M., in 1950.
A memorial desecrated, a massacre remembered (tags)
Remember Ludlow! The cry of American workers ninety years ago again rings throughout the land.
May 23-26: Earth First! Western Rendezvous in So. Oregon (tags)
Memorial Day Weekend, Western eco-activists will host an Earth First! Rendezvous in Southern Oregon with location to be announced. The event kicks off Cascadia Summer, a coordinated call to action to protect Casacadia’s ecosystems.
BOLIVIA: FIGHT ISOLATION TO DEFEAT THE GOVERNMENT AND ITS PLANS! (tags)
! STOP THE REPRESSION! ! POPULAR TRIBUNALS TO JUDGE THE ASSASSINES OF MINERS AND COCALEROS! FOR NATIONAL COORDINATION OF STRUGGLE!