April 3, 2022

Rhode Island Chapter of the Communist Party of the United States

“Our goal is political unity in the face of the growing threat to our communities and state,...

March 28, 2022

Brett Smiley officially kicks off his campaign for Mayor of Providence

“Eight years ago, I made the hardest decision of my professional life and stepped aside to help...

March 16, 2022

Talking redistricting with PVD Ward Boundaries Chair Jessica Cigna

“I was really humbled by all the people who came out and spoke to us,” said Jessica...

March 10, 2022

Former Speaker Mattiello returns to the RI State House… as a Lobbyist

“Mr Chairman, members of the committee, it’s a pleasure for me to be here. It’s been just...

March 8, 2022

City Council candidate Bradly VanDerStad wants community to drive the agenda in Providence

“So many problems are answered by just empowering the communities to make the decisions about what happens,”...

March 8, 2022

Providence City Council candidate Corey Jones makes his pitch to Ward 3 voters

“We need and overarching, ambitious plan for climate. We need a city-level Green New Deal,” said Corey...

February 27, 2022

BLM RI forum held with candidates from across the political spectrum

Brother Gary Dantzler hosted a forum at the Black Lives Matter RI offices in Pawtucket that featured...

March 8, 2022

Providence City Council candidate Sue AnderBois on the issues that matter

“I think it’s a huge opportunity to get some things done,” said Sue AnderBois in an exclusive...

February 10, 2022

A corrupt process from the core, Rhode Island redistricting wraps up

The process of redistricting and the myriad, spiraling issues it reveals does not tell a story. Instead,...

February 8, 2022

Corruption and back-room deals: Redistricting Commission a massive failure

Hearing about reporters being denied access to the sub-basement office, Representative Michelle McGaw asked the consultant, “Is...

February 3, 2022

RI redistricting bill seeks to favor incumbents, give party leaders more control at voters’ expense

“Want to see how democracy dies in the darkness?” asked Senator Jeanine Calkin on Twitter. “Check out...

January 30, 2022

Ed Pacheco is running for congress: The first interview

In an exclusive conversation UpriseRI and Ed Pacheco talk climate change, education, military spending, Medicare for All,...

January 28, 2022

Judge rules residents need not own property to vote in Bonnet Shores Fire District

“The Court cannot conceive of any circumstances in which the BSFD could permissibly use the property ownership...

January 30, 2022

Our interview with PVD City Council candidate Jackie Goldman

“Some people are dealing with extremely difficult circumstances that could be mitigated by a government that takes...

Seth Magaziner abandons race for governorship to run for Congress
January 27, 2022

Seth Magaziner abandons race for governorship to run for Congress

“Every day, Republicans in Washington demonstrate they care more about doing Donald Trump’s bidding than they do...