No Pay, We Stay
September 2, 2019 9:43 AM Subscribe
Miners in Kentucky continue their month long protest, playing cornhole on the train tracks. "A protest that began with five men blocking a train full of coal has grown into a small 24-hour tent city along some railroad tracks next to the highway. It has become a pilgrimage site for labor activists, a rallying point for the community — “a tailgate party on steroids,” as one local official approvingly put it. And it is the first organized miners’ protest that anyone can remember for decades in Harlan County, Ky., a place once virtually synonymous with bloody labor wars."
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