Saturday, February 29, 2020

Tag: Rhode Island

Exclusive: Rhode Island governor nixed agency critiques of LNG facility, silencing...

“We’re going to keep fighting, we’re not going to allow this to be a sacrifice zone for people of color.”

How a small New England state is becoming a trailblazer in...

John Marion has successfully spearheaded numerous pieces of democracy reform, including online voter registration, a law strengthening the state’s Ethics Commission and automatic voter registration and risk-limiting post-election audits.

Major fracked-gas pipeline leak shuts down Rhode Island interstate

Emergency vehicles swarmed the scene and nearby businesses had to evacuate.

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”