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Solomon's Choice
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Solomon’s Choice

Michael Solomon is wearing several hats these days: Providence City Council president, candidate for mayor and veteran businessman, a job ...

Motif's Angry Outlier Talks About the Issues
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Motif’s Angry Outlier Talks About the Issues

Being Libertarian-leaning, I am not overly interested in what a political hack promises to do for me or my causes. ...

It's the Economy, Stupid!
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

It’s hardly any secret that the Rhode Island economy is in bad shape. In the most recent monthly data from ...

The Female Playwrights Issue Takes Center Stage
August 6, 2014 2 commentsby

The Female Playwrights Issue Takes Center Stage

I’ve been lamenting the representation of women playwrights on the American stage since I learned that only 17 percent of ...

The Gubernatorial Races -- A Prediction
August 6, 2014 10 commentsby

The Gubernatorial Races — A Prediction

As we enter the final stretch of the Rhode Island Gubernatorial primary races, we are faced with four viable Democrats ...

Zombies, Budgets and Arts Education
August 4, 2014 No Commentby

Zombies, Budgets and Arts Education

Zombies, Brains and the FY 15 Budget Rhode Island has officially entered the race to the bottom. The new Speaker ...

Alt Parenting:  Beach Etiquette 101
July 29, 2014 2 commentsby

Alt Parenting: Beach Etiquette 101

My mother is a certifiable beach Nazi. If a child throws so much as a grain of sand her way, ...

Wear Aspirin and Save Lives
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Wear Aspirin and Save Lives

Met High School Students Pursuit to Save Lives with Wear Aspirin It is a presentation Christian Rijos has given dozens ...

Nikola Tesla: (Not Quite) Celebrated Visionary
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Nikola Tesla: (Not Quite) Celebrated Visionary

Forefront of Electricity, Nikola Tesla There have been many golden ages throughout history, times of enlightenment and unbound creativity when ...

Growing Awareness: The Story of Seeds
June 23, 2014 2 commentsby

Growing Awareness: The Story of Seeds

How a RI Whole Foods Market and an independent director are shedding light on the seed crisis by Despina Durand ...