MSHA's suit against Murray Energy
This morning's Intelligencer reported on the suit brought by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) against Murray Energy. The first two paragraphs explain the suit:
The Mine Safety and Health Administration cited Murray Energy Corp. for 29 "significant safety hazards" at five . . .
Suing and blaming the victims
The headline for the front-page story in the morning Intelligencer tells us that:
Murray, Union Engage In Safety Report Dispute
The company is suing the United Mine Workers for "breaching wage agreements and filing false complaints." According to a Murray official:
For nearly two years, the UMWA has orchestrated an . . .
I have argued (most recently here) that the Intelligencer is not pro-coal, it's pro-coal owner. Pro-coal would mean that you cared about coal miners as something more than troops in the "war on coal." Being pro-coal owner places emphasis on maximizing profits regardless of what happens to the workers. Here is a screen shot of . . .