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Coal Shards

A poem about the loss of a loved one… and the loss of a place

Ballad of a Broken Man

An interview with Van Wagner, coal region musician and educator

Small-Town Pharmacist

Trying to make up for economic collapse, he worked and he worked and he worked.

Anthracite Unite Joins Poor People’s Campaign

Join us in calling for a Moral Revival in Pennsylvania

Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table

Pennsylvanians deliver petition signatures to all four of Lou Barletta’s offices

Leaving the Coal Region

A coal truck driver’s daughter reflects on Anthracite Region migration patterns  

Dynamite Bombings in Northeast PA, 1871-1957 (Part 1 of 4)

Dynamite is an apt metaphor for the explosive conflicts of the industrial era