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Real Access Motivates Progress! Host: Tina G. Pedersen Guest: Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea Talking Disability In Rhode Island: Accessible Voting to Accessible Businesses

  Join RAMP, Real Access Motivates Progress! & Host Tina G. Pedersen on The Coalition Radio Network, at www.CoalitionRadioNetwork.com or www.Facebook.com/TheCoalitionRadio Wednesday evenings @ 7PM Eastern Time The Coalition Talk Radio Watch Live @ www.Facebook.com/TheCoalitionRadio or www.CoalitionRadioNetwork.com Outrage Porn Free Civilly Disobedient Media! The Coalition Talk Radio! Sunday-Friday @ 8:30PM[Read More…]

by November 3, 2020

RAMP Real Access Motivates Progress! Host: Tina G. Pedersen Guests: Maryam Attapour Program Manager, Family Caregiver Alliance of RI, United Way-Rhode Island/Nadine Roberts-Cornish Author, Speaker, Caregiver Coach

  Join RAMP, Real Access Motivates Progress! & Host Tina G. Pedersen on The Coalition Radio Network, at www.CoalitionRadioNetwork.com or www.Facebook.com/TheCoalitionRadio Wednesday evenings @ 7PM Eastern Time The Coalition Talk Radio Watch Live @ www.Facebook.com/TheCoalitionRadio or www.CoalitionRadioNetwork.com Outrage Porn Free Civilly Disobedient Media! The Coalition Talk Radio! Sunday-Friday @ 8:30PM[Read More…]

by November 3, 2020

Rhode Island Progressive Democrats Weigh In On Financial Crisis

  As we head into a worsening economic crisis, Rhode Island is unprepared. Our state could be planning for downturns. The U.S. economy has fallen into recession at least once every decade since 1950, but instead of getting ready, Rhode Island falls back on pinching pennies and praying for a[Read More…]

by October 27, 2020

FIRE! University President Threatens Student Newspaper Editor For Asking Questions, Not Treating Administration With ‘Highest Respect’

Student journalist Jared Nally is defending his rights after the university president threatened him with disciplinary action if he continued to engage in basic acts of journalism.   Haskell Indian Nations University president issues student-editor a “directive” entirely incompatible with practice of actual journalism. Student-editor: “When our university challenges the[Read More…]

by October 27, 2020

Jessie Page: The Fetishization Of The Natural

  Recently I got roped into watching the Netflix reality show, The Circle. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a game show meant to determine which contestant will win the social media popularity contest. All contestants live in their own units within the same apartment complex, yet they can only[Read More…]

by October 17, 2020

RI ACLU & Community Object To Newport Canvassing Authority’s Decision To Close Park Holm Senior Center Polling Location

  The RI ACLU has decided to intervene on behalf of Newport citizens residing in precinct 2109 who feel that the consolidation, by the Newport Canvassing Authority, of a polling center located for years at the Park Holm Senior Center with the Pell Elementary School in Precinct 2102 would result[Read More…]

by October 17, 2020

Court Preliminarily Approves Settlement in Title IX Lawsuit Against Brown University Addressing Women’s Athletics

A federal court has today preliminarily approved a settlement agreement between Brown University and lawyers representing women student-athletes at the school who brought a class-action lawsuit in June following cuts to the varsity athletics program.  The suit, filed in June by counsel from the ACLU of Rhode Island, Public Justice and two private[Read More…]

by October 17, 2020

RAMP Real Access Motivates Progress! Host: Tina G. Pedersen Guests: 211/Point Programs of United Way

Cortney Nicolato, President & CEO of United Way of Rhode Island & Aura Medina, Manager of The POINT, a statewide network for seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers operated by UWRI and linked through 2-1-1 joined RAMP Host Tina G. Pedersen in a wide ranging conversation! Join RAMP, Real[Read More…]

by October 15, 2020

Miscarriage … Loss

  “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou TW: miscarriage    Prior to my current career, I worked for several years as a doula, staying awake for 20-30 hours at a time while I walked laboring mothers and their partners (and sometimes entire[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020

FIRE! Largest Free Speech Ever Survey Of College Students Ranks Top Campuses For Expression

  University of Chicago #1 for free speech, DePauw worst, Ivy League underperforms Survey reveals differences among political affiliation, gender, race, religion, and more Acceptance of violence to stop campus speakers higher among liberal students Nearly one-third don’t think Trump should be allowed to speak on campus, 22% for Biden[Read More…]

by October 13, 2020