sit-in

sit-in

Which Side Are You On? Big Energy or Community?

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Jeff Biggers, State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown Over the American Dream, joins Thom Hartmann. Students at the Washington University of St. Louis are entering their second week of a sit-in - protesting St. Louis-based coal giant Peabody Energy's role in destroying our environment and destroying local communities. According to students - Peabody Energy's mining operations in Saline County, Illinois are threatening the large farming community of Rocky Branch - by blocking local roads - flooding the air with coal ash and dust - and by polluting local water sources.