This is a tale about the negative environmental and health effects of coal and obtaining justice for America’s coal miners. It is also a tale of how large contributors to the campaigns of both Trump and McConnell can appear to have been given dispensation to duck out of their obligations.
A trade treaty between the US and EU, which represents around a third of global trade, should be big news. And rightly so.
[W]e can then launch a much needed and long overdue national conversation about the benefits and limitations of trade and the dangers of ceding sovereignty to a new international constitution whose goal is to limit democracy and expand corpocracy.
The current system is concerned with the well-being of the politically connected corporati instead of the common good – Appalachian communities.
Some communities in Ohio are fed up by the way that corporations, colluding with state legislatures, simply override the concerns of local communities.