James A. Haught


Nine-tenths of coal miners are gone

James Haught

“America’s coal industry is sinking sadly. Tonnage, usually above 1 billion, dropped to 749 million tons in 2016…”

James A. Haught
Published in: The Globe Gazette, Charleston Gazette-Mail, Daily Record, The Intelligencer, San Angelo Standard-Times, ArcaMax, Las Vegas Informer, The Daily & Sunday Jeffersonian, West Virginia Press, The Hur Herarld, Pagosa Daily Post, Grassroots Press, Sierra County Prospect, Las Vegas Informer, The Scranton Times Tribune, Gilmer Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, North Texas e-News
Date: March 15,16,17,21,22,26,April 12,May 1,2017
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‘White privilege’ makes some uncomfortable

James Haught

“Years ago, I visited our state’s former black mental hospital and fell into conversation with a witty, friendly, black psychiatrist.He taunted me: “You’re a racist, you know.””

James A. Haught
Published in: ArcaMax, Online Athens, Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Daily Press, Hawaii Tribune Herald, Dothan Eagle, The Globe Gazette, Pace e Bene, The Chronicle of Winston – Salem, LA Progressive, San Francisco Informer, The Free Weekly, The Intelligencer, The Free Weekly, Mountain Messenger, Southern Anti-Racism Network, Gilmer Free Press, The Laurinburg Exchange, The Sunburg News, Eureka Spring News, Newberry Observer, The Vidette
Date: February 2,3,4,5,8,9,10,17, March 29,2017
634 Words

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White evangelicals are fading, powerful, baffling

James Haught

“Overwhelmingly, 81 percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump — a twice-divorced vulgarian who calls women “pigs” and “slobs,” brags about extramarital affairs…”

James A. Haught
Published in: Charleston Gazette-Mail, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press, Kearney Hub, RICentral, The Sun Chronicle, Savannah Now Morning News, The Frederick News-Post, Times Union, Online Athens, Courier & Press, The Star Democrat, ArcaMax, Vindy, Sierra County Prospect
Date: November 30, December 2,3,4,5,6,7,2016
508 Words

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Welcome to the Twilight Zone

James Haught

“Existentialists contend that humanity has a streak of irrational absurdity that defies logical understanding. The Donald Trump presidential victory rouses that feeling…”

James A. Haught
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, Valley Voice, Counterpunch, The Daily Press, Charleston Gazette-Mail, Juan Cole, Informed Comment, Tacoma Weekly, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 23,24,30, December 2,7,15,2016
444 Words

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