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When traders equal traitors

It is about time someone pointed out that the vile crooks of Wall Street aren’t just greedy, thieving bastards. They are, in fact, traitors to this country and its citizens.
Turncoats on Wall Street. Plus, ecori, celebrating Susan, and Rock ’n’ Roll
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 30, 2010
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Going for Gold Glossary

The Summer Olympics are fairly easy to comprehend for the average couch tuber: people running, hoisting, swimming in synch — all fairly quotidian activities.
Jump Starts
By LANCE GOULD  |  February 19, 2010

Grumpy World

P&J were strangely drawn to the story by Linda Borg in the Sunday BeloJo on the exceptionally low marks the Biggest Little received in a happiness index conceived by what we suspect are a bunch of elite jickies from across the pond for the journal S
Happy? Not us! Plus, Pawtucket pride, saluting the navy, and a New Year’s toast.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 01, 2010
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King of the world

There was a very nice star turn on the November 29 edition of 60 Minutes by URI's Bob Ballard, although the university got scant mention.
At sea with URi’s Ballard. Plus, pilin’ on Palin, and hanging with Mike and Lucia.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 04, 2009

Collateral damage?

Was Hasan suffering from PTSD?
Was Hasan suffering from PTSD?
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 13, 2009
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Review: Bad Boy Made Good

If Igor Stravinsky’s Sacre du printemps paved the way for modern rock, then George Antheil’s Ballet mécanique made possible every genre of contemporary music with “noise” or “metal” in its name.
The revival of George Anthiel's 1924 Ballet méchanique
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 06, 2009


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Hemp — the law, the musical

When liberal congressmen like Barney Frank begin co-sponsoring bills with libertarians like Ron Paul, there must be something funny in the air.
Dept. of Really Strange Bedfellows
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 01, 2009

Crossword: ''Just do it''


Where the action is
By MATT JONES  |  December 31, 2008
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30 on 30

The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews  
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 22, 2008
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Is RI making the most from its tourism appeal?

If you were going to promote Rhode Island's plate of idiosyncratic attractions to potential visitors in other states, what would be the best way to do it?
Critics call a variety of agencies a wasteful approach in this small state
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 23, 2008
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Signs of life

Gone are the days when documentaries were regarded as the scruffy relatives of “real” films.
A full slate of compelling fare at the 11th annual Newport International Film Festival
By BILL RODRIGUEZ AND JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  May 28, 2008


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Kennebunkport protest expected to draw around 5000

Cindy Sheehan seems unable to stay away from the peace movement that she publicly cut ties with just over two months ago.
Protest round-up
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 22, 2007
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You say you want a revolution?

“Don’t you worry, boy. We’ll have your ass bleeding by the end of the day.”
The Redcoat diaries, or visiting the Port-o-Potty in a tricornered hat
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 20, 2007
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RISE tries to break the cycle of crime

About 3500 Rhode Island children have at least one parent who is incarcerated, according to Jennifer Shimkus, executive director of Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education.
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By MIRIAM ALTMAN  |  April 18, 2007
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The conspiracist

“Assassination-conspiracy theorist” is a relatively recent addition to Paul Kuntzler’s résumé. Watch Paul Kuntzler on the JFK assassination
Gay-rights crusader Paul Kuntzler turns a sharp mind for detail to the JFK assassination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 11, 2007
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Chills and thrills

Heading north in winter is counter-instinctual. The mere thought of it elicits a warning from the dark parts of your lizard brain. It’s cold. It’s icy. There’s no food.
Embrace the cold and head north this winter
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  March 01, 2006