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Is Rhode Island about to fall for another bait and switch? When the gas bubble pops, the new Burrilville power plant will burn oil.
Invenergy's new power plant, planned for Burrillville, is to be equipped with “new combustion turbines” that will be “dual fuel,” meaning they will be able to burn gas or oil. Why?
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An economic plan that doesn't address the needs of all Rhode Islanders is not the plan we need.
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A society should be proud of how few people it imprisons, not how many.
“Evil,” says DeChristopher, “is the denial of the inherent worth and dignity of other people. This is that nature of the prison system today.”
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The Governor and the Senator were not too happy to see them...
Governor Raimondo, said Martley, "didn't want to talk to us... she said 'we'll meet with you' and I said, 'we've tried to call your office and you're still not making a date with us. Are you going to make a date with us when the power plant is already built?'"
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Rhode Island observes the Transgender Day of Remembrance, Resilience.
"Lead by people of color, the First National Trans March of Resilience... in numerous cities across the nation... [is] a way to honor the strength and resilience of trans lives, specifically the lives of trans people of color..."
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An open letter to Gina Raimondo on the Syrian refugees and Paris attacks
November 16, 2015 Humanists of Rhode Island To: The Honorable Gina Raimondo, The recent, horrific attacks in Paris serve to highlight the terrible plight of Syrian refugees. The apparent perpetrators of the Paris atrocities, I am sure you realize, are the s...
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DARE fights for human rights.
As Charles Fortune on, the auctioneer opened the bidding for the house he has lived in for the last twenty years. Only one bid, for $45 thousand was entered. Fortune owes over $200,000 on his mortgage...
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An essay by activist Anthony Maselli pushing the LGBTQ community towards greater inclusion of people of color.
A few months ago, Governor Gina Raimondo hosted a meeting for members of the "LGBTQ community" at which no People of Color were present, because no People of Color were invited.
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The Brown Student Labor Alliance, with members of Fuerza Laboral, visited another Wendy’s in Providence Saturday, to deliver a letter and picket the restaurant to demand “Wendy’s to commit to signing onto the Fair Food Program, a program that ensures that farmworkers are provided a living wage and good working conditions.”
The Brown Student Labor Alliance, with members of Fuerza Laboral, visited another Wendy's in Providence Saturday, to deliver a letter and picket the restaurant to demand "Wendy’s to commit to signing onto the Fair Food Program, a program that ensures that farmworkers are provided a living wage and good working conditions."
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Food Chain Workers in Rhode Island are RIsing!
Workers say owners of the restaurant failed to pay minimum wage or overtime for over 70 hours of work a week. In addition, say organizers, "workers have been verbally harassed and physically abused. They’ve been called lazy and have been repeatedly intimidated by management."
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Black elementary school children were nearly six times more likely than their white classmates to be suspended from school. Hispanic children were three and a half times more likely than their white elementary school counterparts to be suspended.
As in previous years, students with disabilities and students of color served a disproportionate amount of these suspensions...
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