Labor songs were instrumental in the fight for workers’ rights

Artist comes clean as critic of filthy policies

I am thinking about warmth and what it means to us

Families were always complicated in coal country

You’ve got to marvel at workers’ artistry

Memories of growing up in a patch town

A letter from an immigrant worker to a coal baron, circa 1878

Have yourself a literary Christmas

“Coal is pervasive – it gets beneath your fingernails, creeps into your dreams”

An Irish American’s plea for justice