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Whether it is on talk radio, in the RI legislature or about a school district in my hometown of Barrington, folks are getting pretty lathered up about the concept of “critical race theory … more
Megan L. Ranney is an emergency physician and associate dean at Brown University. Her essay in TIME (April 12, p.26) should be required reading, particularly with the City of Providence earning the … more
Make no mistake: I think there should be a Congressional study commission that analyzes all domestic terrorist groups perpetrating violence. The Capitol onslaught on January 6 is an obvious choice. … more
I don’t like Congressional Republican Liz Cheney. She is a bit too conservative for my liking, having voted 86 percent of the time in line with Trump’s dastardly policies. She threw her … more
While I oppose some Congressional Republicans’ posture on certain issues, they were prescient about one thing, i.e. the unintended consequences of extending and paying unemployment benefits … more
Article III, section 7 - Ethical ConductThe people of the State of Rhode Island believe that public officials and employees must adhere to the highest standards of ethical conduct, respect the public … more
The Rhode Island House of Representatives just passed “The Civics Literacy Act”, which would require a high school student to demonstrate proficiency in civics education before high … more
Why is it that some educational leaders seem hell-bent on casting such a noble profession in such a poor light? First, we had the spectacle of the union honchos in the National Education Association … more
With all the hullabaloo surrounding the recent influx of immigrants at the southern border, I thank my lucky stars that I was born here. Guatemala and Honduras, from where many immigrants have … more
It is not surprising that attacks on Asian-Americans have escalated during the last 4 years. The steady cacophony of racist epithets emanating from the former president of the United States and some … more
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