By Zachary Shahan on April 23, 2010
Massey Energy is bringing lack of care for its employees to another level. After 29 of its employees were killed in the worst coal mining accident in nearly half a century, the company won’t even let employees take time off to attend the funerals of their friends.
By Timothy Hurst on April 16, 2010
Speaking in the Rose Garden on Thursday, President Obama was critical of both Massey Energy and our system of mine safety oversight.
By Timothy Hurst on April 10, 2010
Whether it’s about unions, mine safety, or environmental policy, Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has never been one to shy away from taking jabs at the policymakers, regulators, environmentalists or any entity that might try to slow his company’s reckless pursuit of coal at all costs. Think Progress dug up this gem from June of [...]
By Timothy Hurst on April 9, 2010
Never missing a chance to hide behind their children and trot them around carrying signs with hate-filled messages to display for the cameras, members of the radical Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. showed up in Charleston, W. Virginia on Thursday.
By Timothy Hurst on April 8, 2010
The 25 underground miners who lost their lives at the Upper Big Branch Mine were not representative of the typical American miner, because the typical American miner isn’t even a human being.