It’s bad enough that the coal industry is waging war on the people of Appalachia, but this culture war on Appalachia by the rest of the country is frustrating and disgusting.

It’s bad enough that the coal industry is waging war on the people of Appalachia, but this culture war on Appalachia by the rest of the country is frustrating and disgusting.

No, I Don’t Find Your Hillbilly Jokes Funny: Cultural Stereotyping & the Destruction of Appalachia «
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I was presenting on a panel about resistance to strip mining in Appalachia at the 2010 Baltimore Radical Book Fair, and we’d made it to the question-and-answer session. Hands in the audience bolted up to ask about community-outsider activist relations, Obama’s policies on mountaintop removal and the

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