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(Char) The overburden: Review of “The Last Mountain” | Energy Bulletin: by Lindsay Curren. Community v coal industy.

The overburden: Review of “The Last Mountain” Lindsay Curren, Transition Voice The film The Last Mountain has it all: a human story of ordinary citizens fighting a soulless and unaccountable coal corporation; an urgency as the last mountain in the Coal River Valley is eyed by Big Coal for surface mining; a history and context for the people's claim to the rights of the commons; activism in the form of petitioning the government as well as civil disobedience; the role of business, profit, labor and economy as labor power is eroded and corporate profits soar; the eco-system, heritage, and culture of the region; and a new way forward proposed by the people themselves. It's the best documentary I've seen on mountain top removal. But really, it's about so much more and has come together perfectly as a gestalt, a meme for our times. The Last Mountain, June 2011, 95 minutes, Dada...

Full article: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-09-30/overburd...

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