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The Ultimate (Local) Holiday Gift Guide
November 12, 2013 No Commentby

The Ultimate (Local) Holiday Gift Guide

The Motif writing team is a talented bunch with various interests. We’re geeks, drinkers, movie lovers, parents, newlyweds, farmers, and ...

Right-To-Work: Right to Choose or Left Behind?
October 23, 2013 No Commentby

Right-To-Work: Right to Choose or Left Behind?

Read both sides of the story: Before we dive into the facts, what exactly does right to work mean? It simply ...

A Breach of Trust
October 23, 2013 No Commentby

A Breach of Trust

  Veterans aren’t being granted proper disability care The recent turmoil and bitter division left by the federal shutdown reverberated ...

Right to Work Means the Right to Choose
October 23, 2013 No Commentby

Right to Work Means the Right to Choose

Will RI’s shift to a Right to Work state boost our economy? The right to choose or not having the ...

Right To Work Means Left Behind
October 22, 2013 No Commentby

Right To Work Means Left Behind

Will fair practice be jeopardized if  RI adopts Right to Work? Right-to-work laws are a deliberate means by which to limit ...

Paz Man's Latest Comeback
September 4, 2013 No Commentby

Paz Man’s Latest Comeback

If you’ve been to enough announcements about new film projects, you know what to expect. The script is always brilliant, ...

Some Wicked Awesome Things for Newcomers to Do in the Ocean State
August 30, 2013 No Commentby

Some Wicked Awesome Things for Newcomers to Do in the Ocean State

Visiting, here for college, or starting a new job: Your “to do in RI” guide Whenever I tell an outsider ...

Solve For X:  Progressive Musings on Education Reform
August 27, 2013 No Commentby

Solve For X: Progressive Musings on Education Reform

The recent trend in education reform has been essentially a war on teachers and, by proxy, teachers unions. Certain factions ...

GOP wants Teachers and Parents; Dems want Lawyers and Politicians
August 27, 2013 No Commentby

GOP wants Teachers and Parents; Dems want Lawyers and Politicians

Some of the most valuable experiences that impacted my life revolve around my education. I can remember all of the ...

HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu in Motif
August 1, 2013 No Commentby

HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu in Motif

Cthulhu, the legendary ancient creature conjured from the imagination of HP Lovecraft looms large in this month’s issue of Motif. ...