West Virginia anti-coal activist Maria Gunnoe appeared before a congressional committee last week to discuss the damage that coal mining does to the environment, only to have wingnut Congressman Doug Lamborn ask that she be detained because part of her testimony threatened to give him a get him excited.
|By: TBogg Tuesday June 5, 2012 1:00 pm|
|By: Jeff Biggers Monday June 27, 2011 5:00 pm|
An epic portrait of one community’s long-time battle to take on Massey Energy lawlessness and their Big Coal sycophants in the Coal River Valley of West Virginia, The Last Mountain just might be one of the most timely and game-changing films in years. Beautifully filmed, at once provocative and disquieting, The Last Mountain wonderfully captures the inspiring resistance and indefatigable campaigns of coal mining families — and their outside supporters — to stand up and defend their land and lives.