https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/make-permanent-ban-all-mountaintop-removal-mining-operations-enforce-clean-water-act/9GV7BV8M#thank-you=p

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/make-permanent-ban-all-mountaintop-removal-mining-operations-enforce-clean-water-act/9GV7BV8M#thank-you=p Please sign this petition to end mountaintop removal coal mining. As you may know, dear reader, this process of obtaining coal is one of the greatest atrocities of our time. The Appalachian mountains are a natural heritage to our nation, and destroying the entire region for our short-term electricity needs is unacceptable. As we…

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
“Zombie ideas” are “beliefs about policy that have been repeatedly refuted with evidence and analysis but refuse to die,” according to Paul Krugman. The astonishment that Krugman expresses about the return of erroneous ideas again and again that simply won’t die regardless of how…

Kansas has been home for 4 generations of our family, and we have a saying ‘Bloom Where You’re Planted’

Moving Appalachia Forward Ā« Appalachian Voices

Nick Mullins, former coal miner, provides an in-depth view of why we must end mountain-top removal coal mining in theĀ Appalachia. I urge you, dear reader, to contact your congress person and insist on support for the Clean Water Act, as well as renewable sources of energy. There is no such thing as clean coal, please…