KENTUCKY: Miners Enter Sixth Week of Wildcat Strike

Photo: Miners and their families and supporters at protest camp site. By Larisa Shepitko It’s been over a month since the coal miners in Cumberland, Kentucky went on strike on July 29 demanding back pay and an end to abrupt lay-offs. The strike started with just a handful of men blocking the railroad where the coal train runs and has since rallied many more coal … Continue reading KENTUCKY: Miners Enter Sixth Week of Wildcat Strike