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We Still Live Here: Coal Activists Fight On in Heart-Wrenching New Film

As The Both of Me makes clear, the self-destruction of Appalachia has never ended.

Jeff Biggers ·


The Endless War on the Central Appalachian Mountains Continues

Instead of recognizing the century-old legacy of ruin in coal country, the Biden administration risks falling into the trap of outdated policies.

Jeff Biggers ·


Ethnic Studies Redux: Professor Rudy Acuña Still Has Work to Do

An interview with renowned 88-year-old historian and Chicana/Chicano Studies founder

Jeff Biggers ·


We Need a New Climate Narrative: Not a Dystopian Movie, but a Vision of Hope, Change and Empowerment

In a season of fire and storm, we need more than fables of apocalypse. There's real hope, if we can seize it.

Jeff Biggers ·


An Earth Day After Coal: Amid All the Bad News, A Major Turning Point

Launched as a call for resistance against the primacy of corporate profits, Earth Day turns a historic corner.

Jeff Biggers ·


'How Are We Supposed to Protect Our Lungs?': Climate Strikers Blast EPA Suspension of Pollution Laws

Greta Thunberg and others argue that the Trump administration has created another "loophole" for environmental destruction.

Jeff Biggers ·


It's the Turnout, Stupid: The Real Story of Iowa Caucus

My caucus in Iowa City had 60 fewer people than four years ago. Tepid turnout will re-elect Trump for sure.

Jeff Biggers ·


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