Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield,  URI, Kingston, Swan Hall, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, 7:30 pm

Dirty Wars at URI

The President is all fired up; cameras are rolling. Days of coaching by a talented theater director flown in from a small, elite college are paying off. The lines are delivered with poise and apparent compassion. With pregnant pauses and the cadence of her delivery, the President punctuates the gravity of her message: Our preference [...]

Seeding a Post-Capitalist Future:  Discussion/video evening at the Voluntown Peace Trust. Friday, October 25, 2013: Potluck at 6:30 p.m.
Program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Voluntown Peace Trust

Capitalism is Bust; What’s next?

Hey 99%, how does it feel to be a disposable commodity? A little over two decades ago Francis Fukuyama, political scientist and political economist, astonishingly argued in The End of History that in Western liberal democracy humanity might have found the “end-point of mankind’s ideological evolution.” Chris Hedges, a prophet of doom rather than hubris, [...]

Of the top 10 defense payola recipients only one House member — Rep. Jim Moran (D-Virginia) — voted to end the NSA spying ``program.

Of spying and genocide

A couple of days ago, WIRED ran a story: Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash. After reading the WIRED post I posted this on the Occupy Providence Facebook page: A case in point: Jim Langevin supports spying. Bribed to the tune of $119,750, he is near the top of the [...]

Fossil Free RI targets higher education

Fossil Free RI targets higher education

Fossil Free Rhode Island fights for fossil free: Hey, folks, unless we act now, The globe, our home, will boil. Divest! Divest from coal, and from tar sand, gas and oil. Over the last three years, public campaigns to divest from coal, oil, and gas companies have emerged on more than 300 college campuses across [...]

Keep Rhode Island campuses gun free

Keep Rhode Island campuses gun free

  Still before the Rage released at the Board of Education meeting on May 23, 2013. On April 4, 2013, the University of Rhode Island campus was locked down for hours after, as the Providence Journal reported, “people in a lecture hall said they heard someone say they had a gun. Police found no gun [...]

Chafee Hall on the URI campus in Kingston during the event of April 4, 2013.  The event triggered a renewed to arm campus police.

Arming URI Campus Police: Bullet Points

On April 4, the URI campus was locked down for a couple of hours after, as the Providence Journal states it “people in a lecture hall said they heard someone say they had a gun. Police found no gun or a shooter.” Today, there was a forum at URI about arming campus police. In his [...]