Opinion

In Their Own Words: Jared Moffat, Director of Regulate Rhode Island
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

In Their Own Words: Jared Moffat, Director of Regulate Rhode Island

What do you think would be the advantages of being the first state in New England to legalize? First, there’s ...

In Their Own Words: Nancy A. DeNuccio, Ocean State Prevention
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

In Their Own Words: Nancy A. DeNuccio, Ocean State Prevention

What do you think would be the advantages of being the first state in New England to legalize? I do ...

Alt-Health: Pandora's Paradise
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Alt-Health: Pandora’s Paradise

The legalization of cannabis is nearly upon us and it is a move that I both applaud and dread. If ...

Medical Marijuana Patients Concerned About Senate Bill 791
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Medical Marijuana Patients Concerned About Senate Bill 791

We talked to The Rhode Island Patient Assistance Coalitions’ JoAnne Leppanen about a proposed bill in the Senate that has ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Traffic Snarls, Political Fools and Art Makes Everything Better
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Traffic Snarls, Political Fools and Art Makes Everything Better

Newport Nightmares Ah, Newport. Sailing Capital of the World. City by the Sea. Rhode Island’s #1 tourist attraction. And seemingly ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Hernandez, Concrete Projo and Arc Iris
April 1, 2015 1 commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Hernandez, Concrete Projo and Arc Iris

A Small Favor This request will doubtless set the bad taste bell a-ringin’, but Phillipe and Jorge are at their ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Gordo Golightly, a Hill of Scandals, and Some Local Talent
March 18, 2015 3 commentsby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Gordo Golightly, a Hill of Scandals, and Some Local Talent

Bribes and Bullshit There are bribes and then there are “contributions,” the latter of which won’t pass the laugh test ...

Fifty Shades of Criticism
March 4, 2015 No Commentby

Fifty Shades of Criticism

Criticism is not about the conscious refusal to distance oneself from the audience, but about trying to explain why or ...

Opinion: Questions Surround the PawSox Sale
March 2, 2015 1 commentby

Opinion: Questions Surround the PawSox Sale

Ben Mondor, after buying the franchise out of bankruptcy in 1977, turned the Pawtucket Red Sox into a national model ...

Opinion: Sony Appeases North Korea
December 19, 2014 No Commentby

Opinion: Sony Appeases North Korea

North Korea is one of history’s most brutal, irrational, vicious, and cruel regimes. The so-called Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ...