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Can We Fix It - Fridays @ 12pm EST

A leftist podcast that breaks down local issues for folks NOT in the know, hosted by former RI Representative, Moira Walsh and Jennifer Douglas.

This Week

Can We Fix It: Back to the Races: LG Lite

September 24, 2021
We will give you a real policy deep dive on the LG race soon, but the Twitter beef overflowed and we just HAD to cover it. We cover the LG candidates who might win, the ones who definitely won’t win, and all the silly opinions that the politicos have about these developments. Tune in and have a margarita or ten…you know we did....

Up for Discussion...

Cynthia Mendes
Dawn Euer
Election 2022
Lieutenant Governor
Mark Aubrey
Matt Brown

Can We Fix It: Back to the Races Part 1: Providence Mayoral

09/17/2021 - This week got HEATED. Turn your volume down cuz we get LOUD. We talk, once again, about the Democratic Party eating itself alive, cover...
September 17, 2021

Can We Fix It: So Much Sh*t to Talk, So Little Time

09/10/2021 - Ok, so Moira and Jen missed a few fun gossipy bits over the last few weeks. Sure, they could have just let these moments...
September 10, 2021

Can We Fix It: LEOBOR

09/03/2021 - This week, we wrap up our policing the police series with a fire interview with Senator Tiara Mack. Senator Mack teaches us what LEOBOR...
September 3, 2021

Can We Fix It: Policing in Providence: A Chat with Rep. Jose Batista

08/27/2021 - This week is part two of our three-part “Policing the Providence Police” special. This week, Jen and Moira sit down with former Executive Director...
August 27, 2021

Can We Fix It: Providence Problems?

08/20/2021 - This week we are joined by Harrison Tuttle of BLMRIPAC to talk about all things Providence. We get down into the nitty gritty historical...
August 20, 2021

Can We Fix It: Where’s the Beef?

08/15/2021 - Don’t tell your doctor, but this episode is FULL of political dessert. Jen and Moira took a week off, and boy, did things pop...
August 15, 2021

Can We Fix It: The 2021 Excellence in Politicking Awards

08/06/2021 - Join Moira and Jen, with special guest Steve Ahlquist from the MJW Amphitheatre as they award the best and worst (mostly worst) that Rhode...
August 6, 2021

Can We Fix It: Nobody Puts Tanzi in a Corner

07/23/2021 - This episode gets a little personal. Rhode Island progressives (the red-headed step children of the Democratic party) aren’t doing so great without adult supervision....
July 23, 2021

Can We Fix It: Nice Budget…Shame if Something Were to Happen to it

07/16/2021 - This weeks episode is all about that budget. We find out from senators and reps, Democrats and Republicans alike, what the budget winners and...
July 16, 2021
Can We Fix It: Brutality: Policing the Police

Can We Fix It: Brutality: Policing the Police

07/09/2021 - This week, Jen and Moira discuss the tragedy of police brutality within our state. They break down the police budget, talk about training inadequacies,...
July 9, 2021
Can We Fix It: Welcome to the Kimono Club

Can We Fix It: Welcome to the Kimono Club

07/02/2021 - This week, in honor of America and freedom, Moira and Jen took some artistic freedoms with this episode. This one is nothing but political...
July 2, 2021
Can We Fix It: I Don’t Wanna Die! I Just Wanna Ride My Bicycle.

Can We Fix It: I Don’t Wanna Die! I Just Wanna Ride My Bicycle.

06/25/2021 - Forget what you know about sharing the road. Jen and Moira are joined by Liza Burkin, bicycle activist, planner and organizer for PVD streets...
June 25, 2021
Can We Fix It: Affordable Housing on the Rocks

Can We Fix It: Affordable Housing on the Rocks

06/18/2021 - This episode is a special treat just for you. For the first time, Jen and Moira are recording together live from one location!! There...
June 18, 2021
Can We Fix It: Letting the Cat Out of the Baginski

Can We Fix It: Letting the Cat Out of the Baginski

06/04/2021 - Well, this is embarrassing you guys. Jen and Moira pride themselves on having their fingers on the pulse of Rhode Island politics. Which is...
June 4, 2021
Can We Fix It: F*ck Them Kids

Can We Fix It: F*ck Them Kids

05/28/2021 - In this episode, Moira and Jen talk toe popping. Specifically, how it is exactly that Providence public schools hired a freaky, foot touching, child...
May 28, 2021
Can We Fix It: Our Weirdest Laws

Can We Fix It: Our Weirdest Laws

05/21/2021 - This week’s episode is AMAZING. Jen and Moira sit down with Samuel Howard, Moira’s fellow graduate at Classical High School (GO PURPLE) and all...
May 21, 2021
Can We Fix It: Mediocre White Men

Can We Fix It: Mediocre White Men

05/14/2021 - Men. Can’t live with em’….that’s it…end of adage. Moira and Jen discuss the Mediocre White Men who are damaging their calm and making that...
May 14, 2021
Can We Fix It: The Sam Bell Episode

Can We Fix It: The Sam Bell Episode

05/07/2021 - This week they sit down with Senator Sam Bell to talk about VAN access, Providence schools, and the La Salle tax break. He breaks...
May 7, 2021
Can We Fix It: Politicians Are People Too, Guys

Can We Fix It: Politicians Are People Too, Guys

04/30/2021 - Even typed, they recognize how sarcastic the title sounds coming from Can We Fix It. But this episode, Jenn and Moira get real. They...
April 30, 2021
Can We Fix It: Get Inside the VAN, Kid.

Can We Fix It: Get Inside the VAN, Kid.

04/23/2021 - This week on Can We Fix It, Moira and Jen are joined by their favorite producer, one half of the amazing Uprise RI team...
April 23, 2021
Can We Fix It: Rounding Up Loose Ends

Can We Fix It: Rounding Up Loose Ends

April 16, 2021
04/16/2021 - This week, Jen and Moira tie up some loose ends from older episodes. They check in on the Republicans, chat about the OFFICIAL LG...
Can We Fix It: The Healthcare System

Can We Fix It: The Healthcare System

April 9, 2021
04/09/2021 - In what Moira describes as one of the darkest episodes in CWFI history, she and Jen are joined by Portsmouth Town Council members and...
Can We Fix It: Can WEED Fix It?

Can We Fix It: Can WEED Fix It?

April 2, 2021
04/02/2021 - Get your lighters and your Pearl Jam band tee shirts, we’re talking about the wonderful world of weed. Jen and Moira are joined by...
Can We Fix It: The Rift Between Republicans and Democrats

Can We Fix It: The Rift Between Republicans and Democrats

March 26, 2021
03/26/2021 - In this week’s episode, Moira and Jen are joined by the House Minority leader, Blake Fillipi, and they try to find common ground with...
Can We Fix It: Why is Politics So Crusty?

Can We Fix It: Why is Politics So Crusty?

March 19, 2021
03/19/2021 - This week was busy…and tragic…and crusty as hell. Can We Fix It discusses Governor Dan’s newest fails, the old timey mentality of the state...
Can We Fix It: Checking in on the Republicans

Can We Fix It: Checking in on the Republicans

March 12, 2021
03/12/2021 - Those of you who are parents know that when toddlers are quiet, they are probably being incredibly destructive. Well, the Rhode Island Republicans are...
Can We Fix It: Activism

Can We Fix It: Activism

March 5, 2021
03/05/2021 - Democratic Committeeperson Jackie Goldman joins Jen and Moira to talk about getting involved. Jackie introduces us to a bill tracking app for political newbies...
Can We Fix It: The Jeff Levy Episode

Can We Fix It: The Jeff Levy Episode

February 26, 2021
02/26/2021 - Can We Fix It is joined by Rhode Island’s #1 trophy husband, Jeff Levy. Senator Gayle Goldin’s husband (who they’re told has his OWN...
Can We Fix It: Your Garbage Lt. Governor Resumes

Can We Fix It: Your Garbage Lt. Governor Resumes

February 19, 2021
02/19/2021 - Can We Fix It dedicates this week’s entire episode to the TRASH resumes submitted by Rhode Island’s Lieutenant Governor applicants. They laughed, they cried…from...
Can We Fix It: Kennedy Plaza

Can We Fix It: Kennedy Plaza

February 12, 2021
02/12/2021 - This week Jenn and Moira are joined by community activist and all around bad-ass Dwayne Keys. They talk about the never-ending Kennedy Plaza problem,...
Can We Fix It: Campaign Finance

Can We Fix It: Campaign Finance

February 5, 2021
02/05/2021 - Gossip and rage take a backseat as Moira and Jenn discuss the importance of getting involved in local politics. They talk about campaign finance...
Can We Fix It: Political Casserole

Can We Fix It: Political Casserole

January 29, 2021
01/29/2021 - This week, team can we fix it flew a little too close to the sun. We may have gotten a little too cocky about...
Can We Fix It: We Don’t Need No Regulations

Can We Fix It: We Don’t Need No Regulations

January 22, 2021
01/22/2021 - This episode is all about rules, rules, rules. Moira and Jenn go over the rules brought forth by the new Democratic leadership team at...
Can We Fix It: Tin Foil Hat Man Strikes Again!

Can We Fix It: Tin Foil Hat Man Strikes Again!

January 15, 2021
01/15/2021 - As always, Can We Fix It has our fingers on the pulse of the community. One of the new characters that was introduced to...
Can We Fix It: The Dream Team [Heavy Sarcasm Implied]

Can We Fix It: The Dream Team [Heavy Sarcasm Implied]

January 8, 2021
01/08/2021 - Tune in this week as Moira FIRES someone live on air. She is joined by Senate candidate Jennifer Douglas and together they are salty...
Can We Fix It: Year in Review

Can We Fix It: Year in Review

January 1, 2021
01/01/2021 - In this weeks episode Moira takes a look at the real winners of 2020. She examines people and policies that managed to succeed in...
Can We Fix It: The Coronavirus: Dictator Edition

Can We Fix It: The Coronavirus: Dictator Edition

December 11, 2020
12/11/2020 - Jason and I discuss how we, as co-dictators of Rhode Island, would solve the COVID crisis. We come up with some awesome solutions, and...
Can We Fix It: Progressives: The Red-Headed Stepchildren of the Democratic Party

Can We Fix It: Progressives: The Red-Headed Stepchildren of the Democratic Party

November 13, 2020
11/13/2020 - Moira is joined again by her friend (and new hype man) Jason Roias. In this episode they talk about the reasons why Progressives keep...
Can We Fix It: The Committee Process

Can We Fix It: The Committee Process

November 6, 2020
11/06/2020 - In this episode, I’m joined by Rep Elect, and fellow Classical alumni Brianna Henries. We talk about her experience in politics thus far, the...