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Rhode Island Democratic Socialists Celebrate Formal Designation of Rhody Democratic Convention Delegate As “Uncommitted”

Rhode Island To Send Uncommitted Delegate to the Democratic National Convention-Grassroots Volunteer Effort Yielded 3rd Best Result in America From the Democratic Socialists of America-Rhode Island Affiliate: The Rhode Island chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America is celebrating the recent announcement of an uncommitted delegate. This victory reflects the fact[Read More…]

by April 14, 2024

Breaking! Smiley Administration: City of Providence, Providence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 Reach Tentative Five-Year Agreement

From The Brett Smiley Mayoral Administration:   “Community safety has been a top priority of my administration and in order to keep our neighborhoods safe, we need to support the officers on our streets,” said Mayor Brett Smiley. “This agreement includes competitive compensation for our Providence police officers, while making[Read More…]

by April 13, 2024

Flash: Aniece Germain Resigns from Cranston City Council Effective Immediately

  Statement From Aniece Germain …Developing …. I am regretfully tendering my resignation to the President of Cranston City Council effective immediately. It has become clear that the ongoing power dynamics at play in Cranston politics and recent challenges for our organization Hope and Change for Haiti prevent me from[Read More…]

by April 13, 2024

He’s In! Woonsocket City Councilor Brian Thompson Announces Candidacy for RI Senate District 20, Retiring Senator Roger P

    Woonsocket City Councilor Brian J. Thompson, a prominent figure in the City of Woonsocket’s recovery from the scandal ridden Baldelli-Hunt Administration, has formally announced his candidacy for Rhode Island State District 20, currently held by retiring Senator Roger Picard. While he is recognized statewide for his involvement in[Read More…]

by April 10, 2024

FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights): Israel’s Genocide & Occupation Irreversibly Threaten Palestinian Self-Determination

  The past six months mark the most devastating and violent period experienced by the Palestinian people since the Nakba of 1948. On both sides of the Green Line, Israel persists in violating the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, committing grave international crimes and human rights abuses, including but[Read More…]

by April 8, 2024

Gaza: Al-Shifa Hospital in Ruins After Six Months of War Reports World Health Organization (WHO) Mission (Video Included)

  Mission was conducted in close partnership with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), United Nations Department for Safety and Security (UNDSS), & in collaboration with the acting Hospital Director.   From The World Health Organization: A WHO-led multi-agency[Read More…]

by April 7, 2024

Spring Into Play at Providence Children’s Museum during April Break! Extended Hours April 13 – April 21

Providence Children’s Museum Extends Hours for April School Vacation!   From: The Providence Children’s Museum Prepare to spring into a week filled to the brim with giggles, play, and memories that will last a lifetime at Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) during the April school vacation! PCM is rolling out the[Read More…]

by April 6, 2024

The Carter Center-Modernizing Sino-US Confidence-Building Measures: Cold War Case Studies & Chinese Perspectives

  From: The Carter Center The Carter Center today published “Modernizing Sino-U.S. Confidence-Building Measures: Cold War Case Studies and Chinese Perspectives,” the latest installment in the Finding Firmer Ground report series examining how rising Sino-American tensions have prompted widespread discussion of a “New Cold War.” Some analysts increasingly worry that flashpoints in[Read More…]

by April 6, 2024

People in Northern Gaza Forced to Survive on 245 Calories a Day, Less Than a Can of Beans – Oxfam

From: Oxfam International   Minuscule amount is  less than 12% of the average daily calorie needs  People in northern Gaza have been forced to survive on an average of 245 calories a day – less than a can of fava beans – since January, as Israeli forces continue their military[Read More…]

by April 4, 2024

RIBLIA: The Rhode Island Black, Latino, Indigenous, Asian-American and Pacific Islander Caucus Announces 2024 Policy Agenda / LEOBOR Reform Bill Priorities

        On March 26, members of RIBLIA: The Rhode Island Black, Latino, Indigenous, Asian-American and Pacific Islander Caucus met in the Rhode Island Senate “Lounge”, to announce priorities surrounding the “reformation” of the Law Enforcements Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBOR) and set forth an Agenda for the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2024