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blogs, Blogs, BLOGS!!!

Ian’s got a spread in the Phoenix this week, on the RI Blogosphere. (Those are our friends from RIFuture up there.) We, apparently, have cornered the ‘young and irreverent’ demographic: There are, to name a few, locally based blogs for tech geeks and entrepreneurs, the legal community, same-sex marriage proponents, industrial designers, the young and […]

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Cranston Style?

A new entry in the RI Blogosphere.  Friend or foe? The city of Cranston’s web site slogan is “Cranston – We’re on the Move!” Given the reputation of the city, an outsider might read this literally – as if all 79,269 of the city’s residents have packed up their things and decided to seek greener

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LOADED! At Local 121  As always, join the Daily Dose at our favorite booze hole for a killer night of britpop, indie rock, guitar jamz, psychedelic nonsense, sad bastard music, white-boy disco and whatever else that gets you acting the fool. DJ’s Eric, Pete and Kevin provide the jamz and Pips-ian dance routines. Whoo-Hoo! Local 121, Washington

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Slavery: ‘something that happened a long time ago’

Over there on the right — that’s what a douchebag looks like: Travis Rowley ’02, vice-chairman of the Rhode Island Young Republicans, responded to the bill on behalf of the organization in an e-mail to The Herald. “Almeida is a small-minded champion of political correctness,” Rowley wrote. “If he wishes to continue his obsession with

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Norman Finkelstein at Brown tomorrow

+ Tuesday, April 15th – Israel/Palestine: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace  – A forum featuring Dr. Norman Finkelstein, the controversial scholar and author of Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History; Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict; and The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering. 

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It’s a… class scrum!!!

Crazytimes at the State House last night, relative to a bill that’d mean a tax decrease for about 85% of Rhode Islanders, and shift us away from regressive municipal property taxes, and towards progressive state-wide income and capital gains taxes. PROVIDENCE –– The advocates flooded the State House hallways, staircases and committee rooms yesterday, fighting

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