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We Can't Afford Dirty Energy: Thoughts on Turkey, Appalachia, and Humility
Originally Posted: 05/30/2014 - 2:15pm | Type: Blog

We can’t afford dirty energy. It’s costing precious lives. We need to respond to the wonders of God’s creation with humility and obedience to God’s will. Two weeks ago in Soma, Tu ...

Prophetic Preaching: 'One of The Priests is Receiving Death Threats'
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 12:22pm | Type: Blog

If prophetic preaching on global injustices is to be effective, it has to take up strong collaborative efforts, creativity, and opportunities for specific actions that instill hope. ...

And the Mountains Will Fall
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Allen Johnson New studies reveal the effects of mountaintop removal mining on the people nearby. SOON AFTER D ...

Canada's Mining Dominance
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Emilie Teresa Smith Today, Canadian companies account for 75 percent of mining worldwide, and their practices are rife with abuse. ...

The Thorn Tree Resistance
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Emilie Teresa Smith Gold and silver mines in Guatemala are wreaking havoc on local communities. But the people, using nonviolent Christia ...

Forget The Firm--Meet Francia
Originally Posted: 01/19/2012 - 9:54am | Type: Blog

Most real-life law students I've met are at way, way less risk of being murdered than their counterparts in a John Grisham novel--except for Francia Marquez. Most real-life l ...

Poisoning Eden
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 2:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Denali DeGraf Indigenous communities -- and local church leaders -- stand against open-pit mining that threatens to despoil Patagonia. ...

Dying a Slow Death
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The future of Appalachia -- and the planet -- depends on unseating King Coal. By now every ...

Mr. Peabody's Coal Train
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank Beginning with churches near the coalfields, more than 750 local and national religious leaders have put forth “A Cal ...

Mining Truths
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dee Dee Risher When the Sago mine explosion trapped 13 West Virginia miners 250 feet below ground in January, I was deep into Kettle Botto ...

16 Tons and What Do You Get?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Newberry Citizens call a new tune. If Tennessee Ernie Ford were to sing his blue-collar anthem &quo ...