Since the 2016 election, West Virginia has been stereotyped as a bastion of Trump supporters. But community organizer Stephen Smith believes that a campaign for economic justice can attract broad support in the state — and he’s running for governor to prove it.
Cathy Kunkel is an independent energy analyst based in Charleston, WV and co-chair of the West Virginia Working Families Party.
West Virginia school employees have achieved a major victory. What made this strike successful?
It's unclear how the standoff between West Virginia workers and the state senate will end, but if nothing else, this week’s decision to keep striking is a reminder that the rank and file can lead.
West Virginia’s teacher strike started over pay and benefits. But it could end up transforming the state's politics.
Few states better illustrate the contradictions and failures of the Democratic Party than West Virginia.