Time for the Dems to Stand UP!

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (former CEO of Goldman Sachs) just wants us to trust him with this $700 billion that we are going to borrow from someone somewhere… or just print up.  According to The Washington Post, the Bush administration is resisting all oversight in the bailout plan being hammered out, including a provision being …

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Bad News for Working Families

Providence Business News reports big cuts to wages and health care in the Laborers’ International Union of North American Local 1033’s–the biggest union in town–new contract with the city.  Remember, lower wages and inaccessible health care for union workers means lower wages and inaccessible health care for everyone who works for a living:  The City of Providence …

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ProPAC fundraiser

We did real well, should you be wondering.  Thanks for those who turned out last night.  Our goal is to sure up incumbents and help fight for open seats this election season.  Be on the look out for more activity, and activism, in coming weeks and months.


Notice of two jobs openings just landed in our inbox: Marriage Equality Rhode Island: Marriage Equality Rhode Island is currently seeking an entrepreneurial Director of Development and Communications to raise money, develop and manage donor relationships, and direct and implement the organization’s communications strategies and public relations activities. More at MERI’s website. Direct Action for …

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Great news for the local economy!

A couple from Swansea apparently won last month’s big-ass powerball jackpot, likely yielding a whole new crop of local “believers” who will squander even more dough than they already do.Lottos suck: They’re super-regressive — far more so than casinos — and while people should be able to gamble, the state shouldn’t actively try to dupe …

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