Coal Mining?

In internet time, this is aeons ago, but anyone remember when bringing back jobs to coal country was the most important thing EVAR? Well, nationally, coal mining jobs are up by 3,000, from 50,900 to 53,900–in an economy with around 128,000,000 full-time workers (and some additional perspective here).

Meanwhile, in Kentucky, coal mining jobs have dropped, largely because their coal isn’t used to make steel.


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