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New Justice League takes on foes of the environment
The folks who live in poor, urban neighborhoods get less than their fair share.
| December 10, 2008
Buy Nothing Day: A good cause for tough times
During the 11 previous years in which Buy Nothing Day has been staged in Rhode Island, there have been economic downturns and times when the national economy was humming.
| November 25, 2008
A revolutionary, Ralph Nader, a Baptist minister, and two former congressmen from Georgia are all running for president in Rhode Island.
On the Rhode Island ballot: a revolutionary, conservatives — and Ralph Nader, of course
| October 29, 2008
Activists pitch green jobs as a win-win for Rhode Island
With global warming looming and the US economy in a mess, environmentalists have a simple answer for promoting environmental protection and economic development.
| September 25, 2008
Four Greens fight for their party’s nomination
Supporters of Cynthia McKinney say that choosing a presidential nominee doesn’t have to mean selecting between a black and a female candidate.
| April 02, 2008
Buy Nothing Day goes statewide next week
The local version of Buy Nothing Day, the annual winter coat exchange, will have its most ambitious approach during its 11th incarnation next week.
| November 14, 2007
The ’06 Guild Follies: Queen Elizabeth rules
Yes, it’s time to read about the Providence Newspaper Guild Follies, the biggest Vo Dilun cocktail party of the year, which, naturally, is held in Massachusetts.
In singing star turn, Pina wins rare standing O
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| February 28, 2007
Buy nothing day strikes a blow for compassion
The local incarnation of Buy Nothing Day has grown each year and it continues to get more rooted.
| November 15, 2006
The Ocean State underwater
There’s something quaint about the tiny metal sign signifying the Hurricane of 1938’s high water mark on a Dorrance Street building near the center of downtown Providence — as if this kind of destructive flood has been consigned to history.
What Rhode Island will be like in 2106 if we do nothing to stop global warming
| May 31, 2006
In this, the ninth annual edition of the Providence Phoenix’s “Best” issue, we highlight four people and organizations who are doing exceptionally good work.
Bill Shuey, Valerie Tutson, Greg Gerritt, and Scott Wolf
JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ + IAN DONNIS
| April 19, 2006
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