By Steve Ahlquist on February 16, 2017
The ordinance passed 5-4 on what Cranston City Council President Michael Farina called “straight party lines” but if the meeting was supposed to be Farina’s show, Councilor Steven Stycos stole it.
Posted in Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Cranston, Featured, Homelessness, Poverty, Video | Tagged Alan Fung, Christopher Paplauskas, Cranston City Council, John Lanni Jr, Josh Catone, Langston Hughes, Michael Araujo, Michael Favicchio, Michael Winquist, Paul Archetto, Paul McAuley, RI Jobs with Justice, Steven Stycos, Tom Wojick, Trent Colferd Sr | 3 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on January 24, 2017
“The ordinance is unquestionably targeting poor people,” said Sara, who was holding an unwieldy toddler for half her testimony.
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Cranston, Featured, Homelessness, Inequality, Poverty, Video | Tagged Alan Fung, Christopher Rawson, Cranston, Cranston City Council, Cranston Police Department, John Lanni Jr, Josh Catone, Michael Farina, Michael Favicchio, Michael Winquist, panhandling, Rhode Island ACLU, Steven Stycos | 1 Response