All Articles on Kentucky

"Once we started blocking the train, that’s when the big support came in. That’s when people took notice." (WYMT/screen shot)   Views
Kentucky Miners Are Blocking a Coal Train for Back Pay. We Talked to One About a Just Transition.
"You have the issue of climate change, and most companies don’t care about us in the end, all they care about is the dollar. It’s a really bad situation."
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"He Might've Stayed a Minute": Coal Miners With Black Lung Slam McConnell for Brushing Them Off in Healthcare Meeting
"It was a worthless trip, that's the way I feel," said one of the 120 coal miners who traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Republican leader
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Despite Inclusive Rhetoric, Corporations Back Extremist State Legislators Waging War on Women
"In their corporate literature, these companies present themselves as champions of women and gender equality. But they have collectively donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to politicians seeking to roll back reproductive rights."
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Alabama Is the Most Explicit Example of What's Been Happening to Abortion Rights for Decades
Our elected representatives should be working towards creating a future that safeguards abortion care, upholds basic rights, and justice and respects our decision-making
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Happy to Engage Workers and Community on Green New Deal, Ocasio-Cortez Accepts GOP Invite to Kentucky Coal Mine
The New York Democrat has been met with warm welcomes from working people in red states, where poor communities would benefit from progressive policies
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As Thousands Lose Coverage, Judge Blocks 'Inhumane' Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky
"All along this was a scheme to take away people's healthcare, nothing more."
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'Wouldn't Have Happened Without Our Movement': Climate Leaders Celebrate as McConnell Delays Cynical Green New Deal Vote
The delay comes just days after hundreds of youth climate leaders held sit-ins at the Senate Majority Leader's office
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'Vindictive and Cruel': After Work Requirements Struck Down, GOP Governor Cancels Dental and Vision Medicaid Coverage for 460,000 in Kentucky
"After a federal judge blocked Kentucky's gutting of Medicaid, which would throw 95,000 off coverage, the governor responded with a Trumpian tantrum."
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Citing 'Deprivation' They Would Cause, Federal Judge Blocks Kentucky's Trump-Backed Medicaid Work Requirements
"Today's win means that nearly 100,000 Kentucky residents will continue to be able to see their doctors, stay healthy, and take care of their families."
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"The Democrats’ plan, called A Better Deal for Teachers and Students, calls for another $50 billion fund to pay for new school infrastructure." (Photo: WDRB/screenshot) Views
Will Teacher Uprisings Change Democrats?
Seeing an NC governor, of any party, standing with organized teachers during a strike action is unprecedented.
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