April 17, 2014

Which Side Are You on? Why This Student Sit-in Against Peabody Coal Matters

"Entering its second week, the inspiring Washington University sit-in against Peabody Energy has already gone beyond its goals to cut school ties with the St. Louis-based coal giant, and forced the rest of the nation to ask themselves an urgent question in an age of climate change and reckless strip mining ruin: Which side are you on?" 

Taken from:  http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/04/16-1

I just spent another six days on Black Mesa where even more people are facing forced relocation for mine expansion.  I've written about the land struggle elsewhere, but hope to have more new information soon.

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