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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blair Mountain march nears end

By Paul J. Nyden   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The March on Blair Mountain continued on Thursday, as marchers headed toward Blair on the border of Boone and Logan counties. They planned to end their daily trek on Thursday at Mifflin Lake, about 12 miles south of Madison. Rebecca Rast, a spokeswoman for Appalachia Rising — [...]

Baber Throws Full Support Behind Blair Mountain Marchers

Bob Henry Baber, the Mountain Party Gubernatorial nominee, threw his full support behind the Blair Mountain marchers who are trying to save the 90 year-old labor history site that mining companies want to strip-mine. “Symbolically, the very idea that the cradle of America’s labor union heritage is on the block to be decapitated defies logic [...]

Baber Calls for Single Districts

June 3rd, 2011   Bob Henry Baber, Mountain Party candidate for Governor, called today for the implementation of single districts throughout West Virginia.  “The multi-district ‘gerry-mandering’ of state delegate and senatorial districts is an archaic structure from a corrupt past that is undemocratic in principle and that undermines the “one-person-one vote” right of all West [...]