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The Uprising - Latest Episodes

Mondays @ 11am - Returning LIVE this month!

The Uprising: Taxing the Rich + Pollution at the Port of Providence

In this packed episode, we debate why taxing the rich is totally fine, how the Port of Providence facilitates environmental racism, and why are...

The Uprising: Debating the Minimum Wage and Cannabis Legalization

In the first episode of our all-new format, we debate the pros and cons of cannabis legalization, raising the minimum wage, and touch on...

The Uprising: The Legalization of Cannabis in Rhode Island

Join us as we discuss the ongoing process of legalizing marijuana in the ocean state, and the monumental positive effects this will have on...

The Uprising: Healthcare and Health Insurance, a Conversation with Dr. J. Mark Ryan

On this episode, we chat with Dr. Ryan about the need for Medicare for All, skyrocketing medical costs, and how the health insurance industry...

The Uprising: Abortion Isn’t Healthcare? Plus, Our Hero + Villains of the Week

In a shocking move last week, Senate leadership and the Senate as a whole refused to acknowledge that an abortion bill related to healthcare....

The Uprising: Streets and Highways

Why costly highway expansion does not solve the traffic problem. How will government replace lost gas tax revenue when we all drive electric vehicles?...

The Uprising: How the Sausage is Made at the State House

Why did great bills get killed in the House? Do your state Senators actually vote their conscience or are they told how to vote?...

The Uprising: The Climate Show, Featuring Christian Roselund

Greg rides solo this week as we put climate change front and center. Get pumped up about the many exciting renewable projects going on...

The Uprising: The Rescue Rhode Island Act, Featuring Sen. Kendra Anderson and Rep. David Morales.

This past week, progressives in the General Assembly unveiled a new bill titled the Rescue Rhode Island Act, that in many ways resembles a...

The Uprising: The Policing Episode, Featuring Senator Tiara Mack

After recent incidents in D.C, and Providence, Steve and Greg tackle policing in the ocean state. They discuss the special rights police receive from...

The Uprising: The Budget, Poverty in the Ocean State, Kennedy Plaza, and Climate Change

This week we cover RI’s terrible ranking on food security, the newly revised budget, Kennedy Plaza, and more. Plus, how an energy committee for...

The Uprising: COVID at the ACI, State Pause, LEOBoR Recommendations

In our debut episode, we discuss the COVID-19 crisis happening at the ACI, the governor’s 3-week pause, Mayor Elorza’s pilot Basic Income program, Raimondo’s...

Can We Fix It - Latest Episodes

Fridays @ 12pm

Can We Fix It: Nobody Puts Tanzi in a Corner

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....

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

This weeks episode is all about that budget. We find out from senators and reps, Democrats and Republicans alike, what the budget winners and...

Can We Fix It: Brutality: Policing the Police

This week, Jen and Moira discuss the tragedy of police brutality within our state. They break down the police budget, talk about training inadequacies,...

Can We Fix It: Welcome to the Kimono Club

This week, in honor of America and freedom, Moira and Jen took some artistic freedoms with this episode. This one is nothing but political...

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

Forget what you know about sharing the road. Jen and Moira are joined by Liza Burkin, bicycle activist, planner and organizer for PVD streets...

Can We Fix It: Affordable Housing on the Rocks

This episode is a special treat just for you. For the first time, Jen and Moira are recording together live from one location!! There...

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

Well, this is embarrassing you guys. Jen and Moira pride themselves on having their fingers on the pulse of Rhode Island politics. Which is...

Can We Fix It: F*ck Them Kids

In this episode, Moira and Jen talk toe popping. Specifically, how it is exactly that Providence public schools hired a freaky, foot touching, child...

Can We Fix It: Our Weirdest Laws

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...

Can We Fix It: Mediocre White Men

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...

Can We Fix It: The Sam Bell Episode

This week they sit down with Senator Sam Bell to talk about VAN access, Providence schools, and the La Salle tax break. He breaks...

Can We Fix It: Politicians Are People Too, Guys

Even typed, they recognize how sarcastic the title sounds coming from Can We Fix It. But this episode, Jenn and Moira get real. They...

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

This week on Can We Fix It, Moira and Jen are joined by their favorite producer, one half of the amazing Uprise RI team...

Can We Fix It: Rounding Up Loose Ends

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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!

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]

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

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

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...