On Sunday, February 13th the individuals involved with Kentucky Rising will host two special events on their live Ustream feed.
Live streaming video by Ustream
Please join us. If you would like to participate in the conversation, post your questions and thoughts as comments to this page and we will try to field them as we can.
Here is the schedule:
11:00AM EST: History of Unions and Organizing in Eastern Kentucky
Stanley Sturgill, Bev May and Herb E. Smith will have an open discussion of the history of UMWA and organizing in eastern Kentucky. This show is being broadcast from the sit-in at the Governor's office in Kentucky to protest mountaintop removal and strip mining.
1:00PM EST: Discussion of where the movement is today and where we need to go
This will be a discussion between Eastern Kentucky mountain residents Teri Blanton, Mickey McCoy, Rick Handshoe and Tanya Turner about the current movement to end mountaintop removal coal mining and where the movement needs to go in the future. This show is being broadcast from the sit-in at the Governor's office in Kentucky to protest mountaintop removal and strip mining.