Last summer, the governor of Rhode Island signed RI S0439, titled “All Students Count Act”, into law. However, the title of the act is woefully misleading. By “all students”, this bill actually aims solely to subdivide the already diminutive three percent “Asian” student body into a plethora of new categories determined by “ethnic divisions.”
February 5, 2018
August 1, 2016
I was told a thousand times when I found out I was going to the Republican National Convention that I would be witnessing history, but I never realized just how it sweeps you off your feet.
December 23, 2015
Recent news reports confirm what many have suspected for some time — young people are leaving Connecticut.
November 12, 2015
There’s no denying that the 2015 municipal elections were a setback for Connecticut Democrats.
October 13, 2015
Imagine the unimaginable — the president and vice president are both dead, gunned down by unknown assassins. Do you know who the president is?
September 19, 2015
This week’s Republican presidential debates supplied plenty of evidence that the GOP candidates are still pandering to the extreme right-wing factions in their party. For women and people of color, for students and seniors, for middle class Americans of all stripes, the 15 Republican candidates offered little reason to be enthusiastic.
September 11, 2015
“Whatever it takes” means setting a standard and cleaning house.
August 28, 2015
Why is our political system so shortsighted? On so many issues, from global warming to fiscal responsibility, our government seems focused on short-term benefits, while it ignores long-term consequences. Our infrastructure is falling apart, our schools are underfunded, and all the while special interests make out like bandits. Why?
August 18, 2015
Democrats in Bristol were jubilant on the night of Nov. 6, 2001. On a ticket led by then-Mayor Frank Nicastro, the Democrats had won a clean sweep of the local races.
July 21, 2015
The first debate of the 2016 presidential election is just weeks away, and I for one am looking forward to it.