West Virginia Needs to Diversify its Economy
States need a diverse mix of industries to support their population. Over-concentration in an industry, especially one that's declining, puts workers and their families at financial risk.
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States Relying Solely on the Coal Industry Are Suffering
Between layoffs and shrinking public service budgets, coal-reliant states suffer. And their workers may be forced to choose between moving away or living in poverty.
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Communities That Rely On Coal Risk Fiscal Collapse
The demise of coal would do more than cause huge job losses on every rung of the industry ladder. It could also trigger widespread economic fallout in communities that have come to rely on coal.
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The Coal Industry Is Unstable and Moving Toward Obsolescence
As an energy source, its demand is not stable like it was in the past. Other forms of energy have become more attractive, causing coal to become a questionable resource in the long term.
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Republicans Supporting Trump Know That Their Position Can't Be Justified
Republicans have to be aware that Trump's agenda diverges from what the party has historically represented. That they support him anyway speaks to their own moral deterioration.
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Republicans Speak Out Against Basic Guidelines That Would Make the World a Better Place
Their policies have a ripple effect. Because of their decisions now, we could see long-term consequences on public health, societal inequality, and the environment.
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Republicans Underreact or Ignore the Immoral Things Donald Trump Has Done
Their willful blindness reveals their current immorality. Even Trump's most egregious acts don't elicit outrage from the party.
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Cancel Culture Is a Good Thing
While it might seem like a negative use of the Internet, cancel culture can be beneficial. It steps in where other forms of justice have failed.
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Pregnancy Can Be Physically and Emotionally Challenging
From changes in the body and mind to changes in home life, pregnancy can be extremely difficult for many expecting mothers.
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It Should Be a Woman’s Choice Whether or Not to Use a Surrogate
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