Opinion

Opinion: Time for Mockingbird to Fly Away
March 7, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: Time for Mockingbird to Fly Away

If you follow theater news, you’ve probably been made aware of several cancelled productions of To Kill a Mockingbird, including ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Are You Not Entertained?: Your superior correspondents tell you how the sausage is made
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Are You Not Entertained?: Your superior correspondents tell you how the sausage is made

Mind Games Phillipe and Jorge always try our best to keep our faithful readers amused. To that end, here is ...

Stop Digging: To get out of this hole, we have to stop building fossil fuel facilities
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Stop Digging: To get out of this hole, we have to stop building fossil fuel facilities

Climate change because of deforestation and the burning of fossil fuels is the existential crisis of our times. The amount of carbon ...

News Analysis: What Happens if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is Overturned?
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

News Analysis: What Happens if Roe v. Wade is Overturned?

Currently, the right to abortion is protected under landmark US Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade (and its lesser-known companion ...

Philippe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Sit Down, Donneh!: The wall of half truths, alternative facts and outright lies grows ever taller
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Philippe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Sit Down, Donneh!: The wall of half truths, alternative facts and outright lies grows ever taller

Wall of Lies Our morally and ethically bankrupt Cheeto-colored president recently declared a totally contrived national emergency at our southern ...

AltFacts: King Leer: Dear leader never lies
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: King Leer: Dear leader never lies

King Lear A wise man once said, “Mexico will pay for a wall,” and the people all cheered. When the ...

Why Are We Still Debating Blackface?
February 13, 2019 No Commentby

Why Are We Still Debating Blackface?

It’s 2019, and we are discussing Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s alleged yearbook photo in blackface. It wasn’t too long ago ...

AltFacts: Trapped in a Vortex: Rhody politics spin round and round
February 6, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Trapped in a Vortex: Rhody politics spin round and round

Put a Pawsock in it, Gina! Baseball is, without question, the single most boring pastime on the face of the ...

Letter to the Editor: RI's Infant Mortality Rate
January 17, 2019 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: RI’s Infant Mortality Rate

Pregnant Lashonda Hazard walked into Women & Infants on Sunday [1/6/19] because she had excruciating abdominal pain; in her own ...

Opinion: Poison in My Groceries: Food companies and big pharma want you sick
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: Poison in My Groceries: Food companies and big pharma want you sick

There’s money to be made in suffering. In the world of food and big pharma, addiction guarantees repeat business, while ...