Fighting the battle of Blair Mountain

The struggle to conserve from stripmining the historic site of a labour struggle in West Virginia could not be more symbolic. Last week, with Massey Energy under┬ásiege from federal safety officials , yet still proposing to stripmine the site of the Battle of Blair Mountain , I recalled standing on battlefields at Gettysburg and Manassas, haunted as the landscape somehow revealed what had once happened there. Full Story »

Posted by Barry Grossheim - via NewsRack (Energy), AllTop, The Guardian (US), Kaizar Campwala (t)

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