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Braxton Wright

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Braxton Wright is a member of United Mine Workers of America Local 2368 who's been on strike from Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama, since April 2021. He's worked for the company for 17 years.

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TESTIMONY: Alabama's Warrior Met Coal and Wall Street greed

April 20, 2022 - This month marks one year since 1,100 members of the United Mine Workers of America went on strike at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama — a company that was formed from the bankruptcy of Walter Energy and that's now owned by hedge funds. A recent U.S. Senate hearing focusing on Wall Street greed featured testimony from striking Warrior Met miner Braxton Wright calling for passage of the Stop Wall Street Looting Act.