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Jeff Biggers

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Jeff Biggers

Jeff Biggers is the author of Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland, forthcoming from Nation Books.


News and Features

Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant crusader is about to become the first State Senate president in US history to be recalled.

In the wake of the shooting tragedy, the nation is seeing a true reflection of a state often misrepresented by its right-wing fringe.

How can we even have a discussion about decent gun control laws when guns and the gun lobby are woven into the fabric of life for those of us who grew up in Arizona?

She has been to the mountaintop—and we must fight harder to save it.

Appalachian activists are gaining ground in a campaign to ban mountaintop removal mining.

An important announcement suggests that environmental justice may be coming to the Appalachian coalfields.


Students chained themselves to board members chairs and derailed the introduction of a controversial resolution targeting ethnic studies...
The Congressional Budget Office reports that the DREAM Act would reduce the deficit by $1.4 billion over the next decade. Homeland Security...