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The Kennedys will rise again!

As you've probably heard a couple thousand times by now, Rhode Island Representative Patrick J. Kennedy's retirement means Washington is without a member of Team Camelot for the first time in 64 years.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  January 07, 2011

The question of Iran

Once again, Washington’s gunslingers are agitating for a war with Iran. Cheered on by Fox News and enabled by uncritical talking heads such as NBC’s David Gregory and PBS’s Charlie Rose, the let’s-bomb-or-invade-or-maybe-do-both-to-Iran brigade is busy s
Plus, Tim Flaherty for State Senator
By EDITORIAL  |  April 09, 2010

Bridge to nowhere

The Department of Transportation has taken quite a few knocks in this space over the years. So to try to offset that, spurred by the story in the June 8 Urinal about the Pawtucket River Bridge, let us throw them a compliment: they do a hell of an artis
What's in a name? Plus, a curious consultant, and bashing Obama.
By PHILLIPE and JORGE  |  June 12, 2009

Magnum farce

Sports blotter: "CSI: Binghamton" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 19, 2008

Fair is foul

These are scary times for far-right conservatives.
What's the fuss over the Fairness Doctrine really about?
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 12, 2008

Iraq: Five years later

Five years later, President George Bush and his minions were wrong about the need to fight in Iraq, wrong about the way to fight in Iraq, and wrong about what the war in Iraq would ultimately cost.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains the punishing cost of staying any longer
By PETER KADZIS  |  March 12, 2008


It’s time for real change

The Pawtucket schools used to offer a course called “Problems in Democracy.”
And Barack Obama is the guy to bring it
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 15, 2007

Carrying the banner

It is always nice to see Little Rhody looking good on the national scene.
Whitehouse impresses in the nation’s capital
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 02, 2007

NYC’s alternative crisis

These days, you can’t tell the players in New York’s suddenly volatile weekly-newspaper world without a scorecard.
The Voice gets a wake-up call as the Press takes a walk  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  February 16, 2006