David Segal

Segal For Congress — Rally And Music Fest

(9.1) David Segal’s rallies are the best: good live music with good live people. This September 1st his campaign will be taking over Revival Brewery and Lost Valley Pizza on Sims Avenue for a Rally and Festival. This invitation comes from musician and labor historian Joey DeFrancesco who I believe will be on stage at

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Downtown Boys — “America’s Most Exciting Punk Band”!

We already knew that, and now Rolling Stone Magazine has informed the rest of the world. It’s just possible that the Downtown Boys are about to blow up. Great for them, but it means more time away from Providence. This self-described “bi bilingual political dance sax punk party” got everybody’s attention last spring with their

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Net Neutrality Finds Conservative Support

On February 26th the FCC will either vote to preserve Net Neutrality, or pave the way for Comcast and other ISPs (Verizon, AT&T, Cox, Time Warner Cable) to create Internet slow lanes. The encouraging news is that many Congressional Republicans are getting schooled by their own base on how this is actually a conservative cause.

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“Hacking Politics” — Edited By David Segal

Former frequent contributor Dave Segal has not been able to write so much for the Dose these days, what with his panels, and speaking engagements, and lobbying down in Washington, and flying around the country saving the Internet. Finally we can find out exactly what has been going on and who else to thank. The

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Democratic Primary — Dose Endorsements

CONGRATULATIONS to Chris Blazejewski and Angel Taveras!!! Mr. Fernandez and our own David Segal made very strong showings and should be commended for their effort. And both should be encouraged to run again in the future — we need all the good people we can get. Well done!!! State Rep District Two — Chris Blazejewski

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Volunteer For David

[youtube]nMDVB8w4bYY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Call up campaign headquarters at 274.6800, or just head over to 38 Transit Street right now, and help get a normal person elected to congress!!! Everyone can help do something — make phone calls, hold signs at the polls — you are needed! Watch this video and see some of the amazing people you

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Segal Segal Segal For Congress

Staff writer Tom Mooney has a great story on the front page of today’s Providence Journal about democratic Congressional District 1 candidate David Segal and his grass roots campaign. The piece includes a nice profile of a recent and ardent supporter, Lisa Beade, and her efforts to spread the word and get his name out

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Lessig In Town For Segal Event

Save the Date — Tuesday August 24th for another interesting David Segal event. (He’s running for the Congressional District 1 seat in the democratic primary on September 14.) Professor/Activist Larry Lessig will talk about his work for Change Congress, followed by music by the What Cheer Brigade and Micah Jackson. Co-hosted by Progressive Democrats of

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Registration Deadline To Vote In Primaries — Saturday

From the Secretary of State’s office, State law requires Rhode Islanders to register to vote at least 30 days before the September 14th Democratic and Republican primaries. To be eligible to register to vote, you must turn 18 by November 2nd and be a resident of Rhode Island and a U.S. citizen. You must be

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Democratic Candidates For U.S. Congressional District One Debate

This is the House Chamber in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. Four democrats — David Segal, Anthony Gemma, David Cicilline, William Lynch and David Segal — want to represent Rhode Island District One in this chamber. (The democratic primary is September 14th.) The candidates will debate the issues on Tuesday night at the Providence

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Don’t Let The ‘Meter’ Fool You

This may not be science. When the Providence Journal announced its new feature PolitiFact Rhode Island I thought some fact-checking in this election year might make the candidates more ‘careful’. But I also thought the analysis would involve checking the accuracy of the statistical citations they used to underpin their positions. Instead, the Journal has

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