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As the coal industry shrinks, miners deserve a just transition –...

Ann Eisenberg, University of South Carolina Murray Energy, one of the biggest private U.S. coal companies, has become the fifth coal company to file for...

When religious ideology drives abortion policy, poor women suffer the consequences

Gretchen E. Ely, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York In Northern Ireland, Catholics and Protestants are frequently segregated, with some neighborhoods divided...

Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered

Anna Allen, West Virginia University and Carl Werntz, West Virginia University Editor’s note: An article published Feb. 6, 2018 in the Journal of the American...

Trump’s policies will harm coal-dependent communities instead of helping them

Mark Partridge, The Ohio State University and Michael Betz, The Ohio State University EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to repeal the Clean Power Plan...

Combatting stereotypes about Appalachian dialects

Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University During the 2016 presidential election, broad support for Donald Trump came from most communities in Appalachia, where he received 63...

Is a healthy environment a human right? Testing the idea in...

Nicholas F. Stump, West Virginia University Do we have a fundamental right to breathe clean air, drink clean water and eat safe food? The idea...

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Act now on social mobility, or Britain will freewheel into a...

By Robert de Vries, University of Oxford Although the broader economy might be starting to look up, the prospects for social mobility in the UK...