Fossil Fuels and Appalachia

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July 28, 2014 – Segment 4

We close out the show with a feature from YES! Magazine, on how the people of Appalachia are breaking the grip of the fossil fuel economy and creating an Appalachian post-coal economy, with: Elandria Williams, who works on the education team at the Highlander Research and Education Center in Tennessee, where she coordinates youth and intergenerational organizing for the Seeds of Fire program and does much of the work around economics and alternative economies; and Laura Flanders, author and journalist who hosts the current events show GritTV, and whose most recent book is Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians.


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Marc Steiner

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