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All Are Welcome: PVD continues to declare itself a sanctuary city
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

All Are Welcome: PVD continues to declare itself a sanctuary city

Rhode Island has been a sanctuary state since 2014, when then-Governor Lincoln Chafee made the official declaration. If you Google ...

AltFacts: Kicking and Screaming: The adults in the room continue to ride out the presidential tantrum
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Kicking and Screaming: The adults in the room continue to ride out the presidential tantrum

Pt 1: Going Bye Bye There’s yet another controversy in the White House as the president stormed out of a ...

Local Allies: RI organizations support trans folk in our community
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Local Allies: RI organizations support trans folk in our community

“Trans” is a wide-ranging umbrella term that applies to numerous identities: transgender, gender non-conforming/variant/creative, non-binary, genderqueer, intersex and others. It’s ...

Calling All Tattoo Artists!
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Calling All Tattoo Artists!

It’s almost time for our annual celebration of ink! Motif’s tattoo contest event will be held in March, and we’re scouring ...

School's Out For Ever!
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

School’s Out For Ever!

The statistics make for bleak reading. Nationally, Rhode Island ranks 33rd in high school attainment, by far the lowest rate ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Trump's Bull Ish: Your superior correspondents aren't being taken in and neither should you
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Trump’s Bull Ish: Your superior correspondents aren’t being taken in and neither should you

Bullish Trump One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows ...

Peer Education in Substance Abuse
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Peer Education in Substance Abuse

At a certain point in a kid’s life, peers begin to have a great influence on them than their families. ...

News Analysis: RI to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

News Analysis: RI to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

[See also “Opinion: Governor’s Proposal to Legalize Recreational Cannabis – A Self-Inflicted Wound”, Jan 16, 2019] Gov. Gina Raimondo will soon formally ...

Alienation
January 15, 2019 No Commentby

Alienation

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Sheldon Whitehouse Discusses the State of RI Public Education
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Sheldon Whitehouse Discusses the State of RI Public Education

Rhode Islanders should take a broad view when evaluating the status of the state’s public education system, United States Senator ...