November 16, 2021

Political Coop rallies at State House to demand action on unspent federal funds

“We are here because we got money eight months ago that is just sitting [there],” said Damián...

November 12, 2021

Institutionalizing the Political Theory Project: How an ideological Trojan horse might breach Brown

“Simply put, there is no way to disentangle the proposed center from the [Political Theory Project]’s origins...

November 3, 2021

Grassroots coalition calls on Redistricting Commission to eliminate Prison Gerrymandering

“Prison gerrymandering unfairly inflates the voting power of whiter, more rural communities while diminishing voting power for...

October 28, 2021

Rep. Felix calls on redistricting commission to end prison gerrymandering

The RI Redistricting Commission will hold a special hearing on November 10 at 6pm in room 310...

October 26, 2021

The RI Redistricting Commission hearing that wasn’t

The saddest thing is that this could have been avoided. Instead of stuffing this commission with political...

October 25, 2021

Redistricting Redux: How RI’s redistricting process could wreak havoc on progressive movements and divide communities

Progressive groups have been moving towards electorialism while still engaging in other important organizing work like education...

October 22, 2021

A conservative Republican with freckles of libertarianism, Alex Cannon is running for State Senate

“It comes down to solutions,” said Senate District 3 candidate Alex Cannon. “There are problems we face...

October 22, 2021

A big love for education: Democrat Sam Zurier is running for State Senate

“I have a big love for public education. In the ideal it could bring different parts of...

October 20, 2021

If RI Redistricting fails to act within 8 days, racist prison gerrymandering will persist for 10 more years

The RI Redistricting Commission is on a time crunch. There are only two more hearings before these...

October 13, 2021

Kate Coyne-McCoy surprised RI Democratic Women’s Caucus released her letter

“So that’s how they want to play. Okay. I sent it as a private letter to them,”...

October 13, 2021

Interview: Nirva LaFortune has a vision for Providence, and wants to be your mayor

“People want to live in safe neighborhoods,” said Councilmember LaFortune. “But with public safety, many folks throughout...

October 5, 2021

Sam Zurier wins Senate District 3 Democratic Primary Special Election

Zurier has a long career as a politician on the east side of Providence, and deep roots...

October 5, 2021

RI Redistricting Commission can consider Environmental Justice neighborhoods as ‘Communities of Interest’

“Environmental groups, shown to be a focused political group… these can be communities along a waterway, or...

October 4, 2021

RI redistricting hearings on the move. First stop: Newport

Republicans boycotted the meeting because they felt the Covid restrictions were too stringent. Participants had the option...

October 3, 2021

Money and movements shaping an election to the Rhode Island Senate

“The constituency of Rhode Island Senate District #3 should know, beyond endorsements, who supports candidates’ campaigns,” writes...