Joel Connelly

SeattlePI.com

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Former national correspondent, now columnist and blogger, for SeattlePI.com (formerly the Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

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Fast food workers are back on the streets in 100 cities today. Walmart saw strikes on Black Friday.

Income Inequality, Economic Anxiety and the Minimum Wage

Fast food workers are back on the streets in 100 cities today. Walmart saw strikes on Black Friday.

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The US is getting "greener" as coal is replaced by natural gas, which is cleaner and cheaper, but that doesn't mean the coal industry's going away. Its salvation might lie in exports.

China and the Future of Coal in America

The US is getting "greener" as coal is replaced by natural gas, which is cleaner and cheaper, but that doesn't mean the coal industry's going away. Its salvation might lie in exports.

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