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Alt-Facts: Shooting Before You Aim
November 15, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Facts: Shooting Before You Aim

AltFacts, really meant as a joke about national-level distortion of information, took on a frightening new meaning locally in November, ...

Cooper's Coffee
November 15, 2017 No Commentby

Cooper’s Coffee

Whiskey and coffee are a classic pairing that Cooper’s Coffee, based in Exeter, embraces. They offer a line of liquor ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: The Walking Dead, Sports Matter and Keeping Our Hands to Ourselves
November 15, 2017 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: The Walking Dead, Sports Matter and Keeping Our Hands to Ourselves

Village of the Damned As our childish, lip-pursing President Tweetybird continues to fill in his top echelon of advisors and ...

Skeleton Crew and Death of a Salesman Explore the American Dream
November 9, 2017 No Commentby

Skeleton Crew and Death of a Salesman Explore the American Dream

Last year, when Trinity Rep announced their season, I was almost giddy. It is an educator’s dream, beginning with Arthur ...

Review: Bill Nye at URI’s Ryan Center
November 7, 2017 No Commentby

Review: Bill Nye at URI’s Ryan Center

In the age of climate-change denial and “alternative facts,” science communicator Bill Nye has proven to be a vital source ...

The 2016 Election: We're One Year Out
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

The 2016 Election: We’re One Year Out

  It has been one year since Donald Trump was elected president. Though change is blessedly — or painfully, depending ...

The Economy, One Year Post-Election
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

The Economy, One Year Post-Election

One year after Trump’s election finds the economy in many ways stronger than before the election. How much of that ...

One Year Out: Trump's Foreign Policy and the end of <i>Pax Americana</i>
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

One Year Out: Trump’s Foreign Policy and the end of Pax Americana

“The proudest empire in Europe is but a bubble compared to what America will be, must be, in the course ...

Healthcare, One Year Post-Election
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

Healthcare, One Year Post-Election

Perhaps the image of healthcare burned most freshly in the nation’s collective mind is the repeated struggles to repeal the ...

Social Media and the 2016 Election
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

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 ...