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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 [...]

Obama’s Circumstantial Compassion For Victims

Obama’s Circumstantial Compassion For Victims

After the horrific Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama could not hold back his tears.  He went to Newtown to comfort families of the victims.  And at a memorial service he solemnly read off the names of the 20 children and six teachers who were killed. But he has never read [...]

“Bomb Now, Pay Later”

Paul Craig Roberts lays bare what’s wrong with the deficit hype being used to foist the dismantling of the social safety net on the American people: Recently, the bond rating agencies that gave junk derivatives triple-A ratings threatened to downgrade US Treasury bonds if the White House and Congress did not reach a deficit reduction [...]

Stand Strong for Rhode Islanders in the Debt Ceiling Fight!

Stand Strong for Rhode Islanders in the Debt Ceiling Fight!

The debt ceiling negotiations have heated up to match the mercury outside and Republicans and Democrats are proposing dranconian cuts to Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare while preserving tax breaks for the super wealthy and corporate tax subsidies. Join us to ask the RI delegation to stand their ground for Rhode Islanders by defending these [...]