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Social Media and the 2016 Election
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Social Media and the 2016 Election

On November 9, 2016, my 5-year-old daughter asked me what was wrong. “Donald Trump was elected president,” I replied. Cue ...

Mass Shootings Fuel Fear of Crowds
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Mass Shootings Fuel Fear of Crowds

Crowd stress is nothing new. Back in the ’90s, I was an on-air therapist for a reality-cam house full of ...

One Year Later: Rhode Island’s Local Movements for Climate Action Fill the Federal Void
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One Year Later: Rhode Island’s Local Movements for Climate Action Fill the Federal Void

    I stood within a sea of black umbrellas outside the Louvre. We held them at arm’s length toward ...

News Analysis: Will Puerto Rico Define Trump's Historical Legacy?
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News Analysis: Will Puerto Rico Define Trump’s Historical Legacy?

The increasing likelihood of cascading failures is the most important thing the press has missed about the humanitarian crisis in ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: #MeToo, the Race for Guv'nor and Our Delicate Sensibilities
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Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: #MeToo, the Race for Guv’nor and Our Delicate Sensibilities

  Welcome to the Funhouse The ongoing second-rate carnival that is Rhode Island politics continues to dazzle, amaze and confuse, ...

Opened and Closed
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Opened and Closed

OPENED North: The restaurant part, not the bakery part is opening a second location in the ground floor of The ...

Channel 10’s Pro-Trump Segments Raise Concern Among Journalists
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Channel 10’s Pro-Trump Segments Raise Concern Among Journalists

One commentator rails against ‘snowflakes’ and ‘social justice warriors,’ proposes marriage as a solution to domestic violence and laments that ...

Friends Behind the Mask
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Friends Behind the Mask

In last year’s Comic Con issue, I wrote about cosplay in regard to personal discovery and was able to practice ...

A Question to Women
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A Question to Women

On November 9 I was driving to Logan Airport, listening to Hillary Clinton’s beautiful concession speech. I was in shock, ...

IMBIBE: Where to Slake Your Post-Comic Con Thirst
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IMBIBE: Where to Slake Your Post-Comic Con Thirst

You’re thirsty from long lines and photo ops with your favorite celebrities. You want to stretch your legs but, oh, Comic ...