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This week we have a bunch of delicious political dessert stories so we hope you saved room. We talk about the gubernatorial race, the Democratic party trying to fundraise off of Roe V. Wade and of course, the WPRI investigation into Rep. Carlos Tobon. Tune in to catch up on all the delicious details in this week’s Can We Fix It....

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Roe v. Wade

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

Back to the Races, District 62

04/29/2022 - This week Jen and Moira sat down with General Assembly candidate, Kinverly Dicupe. They play dictator of Rhode Island, they learn about what lead...
April 29, 2022

Safe Sites

04/22/2022 - This week Jen and Moira are joined by Lisa Peterson COO of Victa, an organization paving the way for mental health and drug rehabilitation...
April 22, 2022

Are You Big Mad?

04/01/2022 - This episode Moira and Jen circle back to the people they made BIG mad last week. A few apologies are doled out and they...
April 1, 2022

Reverse Psychology Republican

03/18/2022 - Whenever it gets too quiet, you have to assume that the State House Republicans are up to some wild stuff. Jen and Moira cover...
March 18, 2022
Sitting Down with Lenny Cioe (Back to the Races)

Sitting Down with Lenny Cioe (Back to the Races)

02/25/2022 - This week Jen and Moira continue their “Back to the Races” series as they sit down with Senate District 4 candidate, Lenny Cioe. We...
February 25, 2022

Sitting Down with Cynthia Mendes

02/11/2022 - This week Jen and Moira sit down with Senator Cynthia Mendes and ask your possible future LG all the burning questions you need to...
February 11, 2022

Working Women

01/28/2022 - This week Jen and Moira cover a wide range. Starting with women in the work-froce. With Dr. Alexander Scott resigning, it’s worth having a...
January 28, 2022

Are You High??

01/21/2022 - Jen and Moira clear up the rumors about which of them is running for Langevin’s abandoned seat, they list the 400 dudes who they...
January 21, 2022

Dessert Served First

01/14/2022 - This week, Moira and Jen had a lot of political dessert to catch up on so we served it first. We cover everything from...
January 14, 2022

A. Black Friend

01/07/2022 - This weeks episode wrote itself. Literally. We went to bed one night and woke up in the morning and the whole episode was left...
January 7, 2022

Fa La La La F*cked Up

12/24/2021 - Welcome to Moira and Jenn’s drunken holiday spectacular! It was as much of a shit-show for us as it will be for you. We...
December 24, 2021
Houselessness

Houselessness

12/17/2021 - In this week’s episode we talk about the elephant in the room: covid burnout. With many Americans still living without healthcare, and the medical...
December 17, 2021

Healthy, Wealthy, and LIES

12/03/2021 - In this week’s episode we talk about the elephant in the room: covid burnout. With many Americans still living without healthcare, and the medical...
December 3, 2021

Black and (Matt) Brown Friday

11/26/2021 - This week Jen and Moira talk about the new Governor’s poll numbers. They talk about what NOT to do with ARPA money and how...
November 26, 2021

Queens of Controversy

11/19/2021 - They’re baaaaaaaaaack. And saltier than ever. This week Jen and Moira are reunited and it feels so good. They talk about their past criminal...
November 19, 2021

Invoice for Emotional Labor

11/05/2021 - Guys we’re done. And in true Can We Fix It fashion, we’re blaming the right people: YOU. This is a breakup. And not the...
November 5, 2021

The Decoder Episode

10/29/2021 - You guys asked and we delivered. After hearing that the Thunderdome episode required a “PhD in Rhody Twitter,” we decided to bring you a...
October 29, 2021

There Can Only be One Democrat

10/22/2021 - This week on can we fix it, we have facilitated a Democratic thunderdome. We organized representatives from each wing of the party to officially...
October 22, 2021

There Can Only be One Gubernator

10/08/2021 - There are a billion candidates but there can only be one GUBERNATOR. In this episode, we cover all the candidates for Governor: the good,...
October 8, 2021

Holding Progressivism for Further Study

10/01/2021 - Progressivism is a word that gets thrown around a LOT these days. This week, we are joined by our delightful producer Greg Brailsford and...
October 1, 2021

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

09/24/2021 - We will give you a real policy deep dive on the LG race soon, but the Twitter beef overflowed and we just HAD to...
September 24, 2021

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.

June 25, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: Affordable Housing on the Rocks

Can We Fix It: Affordable Housing on the Rocks

June 18, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: Letting the Cat Out of the Baginski

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

June 4, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: F*ck Them Kids

Can We Fix It: F*ck Them Kids

May 28, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: Our Weirdest Laws

Can We Fix It: Our Weirdest Laws

May 21, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: Mediocre White Men

Can We Fix It: Mediocre White Men

May 14, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: The Sam Bell Episode

Can We Fix It: The Sam Bell Episode

May 7, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: Politicians Are People Too, Guys

Can We Fix It: Politicians Are People Too, Guys

April 30, 2021
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...
Can We Fix It: Get Inside the VAN, Kid.

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

April 23, 2021
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...
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...