Opinion

On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards
June 15, 2019 No Commentby

On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards

Every year, Motif throws an event called the RI Theater Awards. It’s free and open to the public, and celebrates ...

Opinion: Not Celebrating Pride Month Would Be Harmful to Our Children
June 12, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: Not Celebrating Pride Month Would Be Harmful to Our Children

Before writing this, I did what every dutiful “elder millennial” would; I journaled all of my thoughts, made lists and ...

An Open Letter to Thomas Tobin, Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence
June 4, 2019 No Commentby

An Open Letter to Thomas Tobin, Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence

Editor’s note: On June 1, Thomas Tobin, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence, wrote from his official Twitter account: “A reminder ...

AltFacts: Nice Day for a Pic-a-Nic: Unlike the last two years, which have been no picnic
May 15, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Nice Day for a Pic-a-Nic: Unlike the last two years, which have been no picnic

There, There, It’s Gonna Be Fine Foster, Hopkinton and West Greenwich have all joined Burriville in becoming sanctuary towns for ...

Unsavory Tastes: Give a thought to history before placing your order
May 15, 2019 No Commentby

Unsavory Tastes: Give a thought to history before placing your order

On the afternoon of March 15, 1999, Northern Irish lawyer Rosemary Nelson reversed her silver BMW out of the driveway ...

Oops! We Did it Again: Warwick school makes news for new lunch policy
May 8, 2019 No Commentby

Oops! We Did it Again: Warwick school makes news for new lunch policy

One would think that after the appalled responses that Cranston received some months ago, the rest of the school districts ...

AltFacts: Everybody Gets a Massage!: Cowboy contemplates the agony of da feet
May 1, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Everybody Gets a Massage!: Cowboy contemplates the agony of da feet

From Russia with Love We already knew that the NRA is slightly stoopid, but this takes the (white flour, American) ...

Opinion: The Writing on the Wall: Graffiti is the voice of the people and erasure is political censorship
May 1, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: The Writing on the Wall: Graffiti is the voice of the people and erasure is political censorship

It can be difficult to accurately gauge the temperament of a nation or group of people, and while we often ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Too Many Players on the Field!: Your superior correspondents talk sports and politics
May 1, 2019 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Too Many Players on the Field!: Your superior correspondents talk sports and politics

Death of a Nation Phillipe and Jorge hate to preach or belabor the obvious, but we can’t help saying that ...

Opinion: The Hysteria of Deception: Explaining the unfounded fear of cannabis in American society
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: The Hysteria of Deception: Explaining the unfounded fear of cannabis in American society

The Oglala holy man, Black Elk, once observed that the desire to attain wealth makes white men go crazy and ...