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Oppression Through Census

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On April 3, 2018
Donald Trump weaponizing the Census against immigrants is going to be a complete, horrifying disaster. The Census does practice runs. For whatever reason, it’s choice for 2020 is Providence County, Rhode Island (interesting in part because counties are essentially fictions in Rhode Island, as in much of town-based New England). Anyway, as Sam Adler-Bell explores […]
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Deep Thoughts

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On March 2, 2017
The real tragedy of Buddy Cianci’s life is that he didn’t live long enough to get a Cabinet position in the Trump administration. In case you aren’t familiar with the illustrious rule of my city’s most famous mayor. As opposed to my school’s recently most famous graduate. Or Rhode Island’s other great contribution to governance […]

Keep Protesting!

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On January 29, 2017

I spent the afternoon celebrating my birthday by protesting with about 2000 fellow Rhode Islanders in support of our Muslim and Latino comrades. Standing out there today, I realized that what we are s

Rhode Island’s own: When Fr. John McLaughlin ran against the Vietnam war and won the GOP nomination for US Senate in Rhode Island pic.twitter.com/3lCGyTX5vV — Steve Kornacki (@SteveKornacki) August 17, 2016 This is a bit misleading, as McLaughlin was already well on his way to becoming a war supporter when he ran for the Senate […]
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Schilling

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On April 28, 2016
It turns out that ESPN finally had a point of no return for Curt Schilling. While the Worldwide Leader would suspend non ex-jocks for daring to challenge Curt Schilling’s incessant political nonsense, Schilling himself continually walked a fine line being offensive and OMFG how could one say that. Finally, he outdid himself by promoting an […]
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