Trump’s Failure To Deliver – Coal Miners About To Lose Health Benefits

Coal mining may be the most dangerous and debilitating industry in the United States. Trump carried the mining states of West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The funding for health benefits, which the miners have contributed to, will soon run out since the coal companies have declared bankruptcy. To date, Trump has done nothing to block the ending of these benefits for miners – which is ironically scheduled to take place on May Day. Nor has he done anything to block the ending of their pensions by the end of the year.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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