Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: West Virginia

Striking West Virginia teachers revive a proud labor heritage

After nine days on strike, the teachers won!

Victory in West Virginia – teachers’ strike succeeds

West Virginia's fight isn't over though.

West Virginia candidate ousted from hearing for reading industry donors. But...

“We need to reject this bill. Let's start valuing our people and stop making it quicker and easier for multi-million dollar companies to take advantage of people in our state.”

Woman dragged out of legislative hearing after listing off oil and...

“As I tried to give my remarks at the public hearing this morning on HB 4268 in defense of our constitutional property rights, I got dragged out of House chambers."

West Virginia rises to protect LGBTQ rights

With the highest percentage of teens who identify as transgender, the state is emerging as a national leader when it comes to protecting LGBTQ rights at the local level.

Bernie Sanders cheered by Trump supporters after declaring “healthcare is a...

Trump may have been elected president but Bernie Sanders is still winning the support of the people with his efforts to promote progressive change.

Bernie Sanders Wins West Virginia Primary

Bernie Sanders just won the West Virginia primary!

Will This Lord of the Manor Get Locked Up?

The former Massey Energy CEO is now on trial for negligence in the worst mine disaster in modern American history. It's about time Don Blankenship is put in the hot seat for putting money above everything else.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...
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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.