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By REV. HARRY RIX For several days I have been tuning out media coverage of flood victims of Harvey, Irma and Maria. I am sick of hearing about floods. But I watched the DemocracyNow! news broadcast, available online, and could not remove my eyes from more
By HERB WEISS Morris Nathanson, an 89-year-old who served in the United States Navy in World War II, was outraged by President Trump's failure to strongly speak out against the hateful philosophy of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and more
Where have all the philosophers gone? Once upon a time those who practiced “the love of wisdom” were considered wise for their willingness to ask life’s big questions. Today, philosophy is … more
By REP. AARON REGUNBERG Is healthcare a fundamental human right, or a privilege for those who can afford it? That's the core question underlying our country's healthcare debate. And it's the reason why each year since being elected I have worked with more
“Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.” – Sidney Sheldon, TV ProducerWhat a catastrophe! Harvey pummeled Texas and Louisiana with 27 trillion gallons of … more
Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are devastated. Never has an area been so blasted by so much rainfall in such a short amount of time. Houston has received more rainfall than other city across the United States received in one entire more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING America is unique in its ability to evolve and embrace new ideas. Sometimes change comes slowly, but this happens through patience, turmoil, debate, voting and education. Once women were not allowed to vote. Once blacks were more
By GLENN MOLLETTE I hear you already. All old people aren't cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight of all who know her. She is independent. She works in her garden every summer. She drives herself to church and the grocery store. more
The state’s annual “Clean Energy Industry Report” from the Office of Energy Resources (OER) just came out, and it is once again filled with great news. There are now an incredible 15,000 jobs … more
By BRANDON PEARSON I am always trying to think of innovative ways we can improve our education system here in Warwick while maximizing our resources. It seems as though every time we turn around, there is some issue concerning how we need to fix our more
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