Author Archives: Anthracite Unite

Dear More Fortunate Sir

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

A Child’s Christmas in Coaldamp

Have yourself a literary Christmas

Coal and its Discontents

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

On Suffocation

An Irish American’s plea for justice

Our Neighbors are Out of Work

A unique look at unemployment data paints a grisly picture

Fighting Racism in Schuylkill County

Survey and listening sessions reveal rampant discrimination

If Walls Could Talk

“Blake remembers where he’s from / but has forgotten from whom he came”

Word Search

Can you find all the anthracite words?

What We’re Rightfully Owed

New study shows how much wealth the rich have stolen

Famous Monsters of America

Artist’s project terrifyingly exposes corruption and malfeasance in America political system