When you walk into the OneWay Gallery on Boon Street in Narragansett, there is a miniature handmade drone affixed to a sky-blue ceiling. “Fear of the clear blue sky,” explained artist Scott Moran. “It’s supposed to instill some fear of your world.” On a nearby wall is a collage featuring Grace Jones, on another Angela Davis. […]
A recent press release from the World Meteorological Organization, Climate breaks multiple records in 2016, with global impacts included some very bad news for planet Earth. At least three times so far this winter, the Arctic has witnessed the Polar equivalent of a heatwave, with powerful Atlantic storms driving an influx of warm, moist air. […]
Rhode Island can and should enact stronger laws to keep guns out of the hands of people who should not have them. Please contact your elected officials and ask them to support H5510/S405 to protect Rhode Island’s most vulnerable residents: women, families, and children.
The ACLU of Rhode Island today urged officials in all 39 of the state’s municipalities to adopt a comprehensive ordinance to protect their immigrant communities from constitutionally dubious federal immigration requests.
“I made $13 per hour in 1992 making jewelry, which is more than I earn today. When the jewelry factories shut down, I became a CNA. I love taking care of the elderly but the pay is not enough,” said home care professional Karen Baldwin.
When newly elected Senate President Dominick Ruggerio was the majority leader, he was the second Senate sponsor of the bill to legalize cannabis. “I believe that removing marijuana from the black market may make our communities safer,” he told the AP last year. But that doesn’t mean now that Ruggerio is Senate president that the […]
The United States of America is the 14th happiest country on earth, according to the annual World Happiness Report. Canada is the happiest nation in North America, seven slots ahead of the US. The five happiest countries on earth, as per usual with the annual survey, use the “social democracy” or “Nordic way” of government […]
Senator Frank Ciccone wants a vote this year on his bill that would give undocumented Rhode Islanders a limited driver’s license. “It’s time,” said two-time sponsor of the legislation. “I want a vote on the bill. I’ve already approached the leadership on the Senate side. Let’s not delay and let’s not send it to further […]