April 21, 2014

Vampires got nothing on coal companies

If you doubt that, just take a look at McDowell County, WV, which is one of the state's top coal producing counties for the last 100 years. The wealth has been sucked out and the poverty  and misery have been left behind. Folks there and around WV are working to change things, including a friend of mine mentioned in this article. But it's hard to undo a century of exploitation.