Spare Us Your Elegies: Who Will Advocate for West Virginia?

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In recent years, indictments of extractive industry have come from those who have felt its slow violence. The sadness of West Virginia, its dead-last or worst-as-first ranking among the states, stems from the utter defeat its people suffered in the 20th century, resulting in their astonishing lack of control over their environment.

Spare Us Your Elegies: Who Will Advocate for West Virginia?

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