Not all contradictions accompanying President Trump’s governance magnify the legitimation crisis increasingly apparent. Some merely reinforce the cultural conflicts that were apparent during the election itself, but others threaten the bedrock of his legitimacy. In particular, the crisis around Russia may erode the last vestiges of cultural authority buttressing his legal or institutional authority. Nevertheless, […]
Javier Montanez, the principal of Leviton Dual Language School in Providence, interrupts a second grade class with a message in English. He then walks down the hall and delivers a similar message to a fifth grade class in Spanish. Both classrooms know what Montanez said because this is how education is delivered at Leviton – […]
Wild statements from the Providence Catholic Diocese, RI Right to Life and Republican leaders in the RI General Assembly have forced three state reps to issue a statement calling out the misinformation.
It takes more than a single candlelight vigil to reassure and comfort children who feel ostracized and under attack. It takes a community dedicated to fostering a safe, welcoming environment in which children and grow and prosper. As a society, we seem a long way from that.
Selene Means took some amazing photographs during the House HEW Committee meeting on Bill H5277, which if passed would prohibit “conversion therapy” by licensed health care professionals with respect to children under 18 years of age.
The Adult Use of Cannabis Act, or the bill that would legalize marijuana in Rhode Island, was introduced in the state legislature Thursday by Senator Josh Miller and Rep. Scott Slater. Read the bill here. It would allow adults over 21 years old to possess up to five ounces at home and to buy and/or […]
Current PHA (Providence Housing Authority) policy denies most formerly incarcerated people their right to safe and stable housing, as well as preventing them from reuniting with their families and reintegrating into society.