In Depth

Patricia Morgan and Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Critical Race Theory in Public Schools

By Richard August | July 21, 2021 |

The Left is pulling out the stops to prevent our state from understanding critical race theory and the degree to which racism is harming our residents.

Racial conflict fist as a green light

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Municipal and School Officials Build Toward Race War

By Justin Katz | July 20, 2021 |

Critical race theory is all the rage, and John DePetro and Justin Katz worry about RI government efforts to stoke it into conflict.

Robert Chiaradio testifies

Demise of “Divisive Concept” Ban in Westerly Schools Outs Radical Activism

By Justin Katz | July 19, 2021 |

By creating incentives for activism, providing manufactured materials, and ignoring the substance of legislation, progressive advocates are providing cover for radicals to transform the teaching of civics and history into indoctrination into a divisive ideology that is tearing communities apart.

Richard August & Derek Amey on State of the State

State of the State: Is Inflation Coming?

By Richard August | July 14, 2021 |

With money flooding the economy at the same time supply channels are struggling to meet demand, the public is having to become familiar with concepts like inflation and modern monetary policy.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Politics Becomes All

By Justin Katz | July 13, 2021 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss how everything is becoming political narrative, not serving and protecting the people, in Rhode Island.

Chess versus checkers

Nesi’s Non-Notes and O’Neil’s Telling Fears

By Justin Katz | July 10, 2021 |

Differences in where people draw their condemnation lines prove that something has changed and we’re on a very dangerous course.

Justin Katz and Robert Walsh

Checking in on Education in Rhode Island

By Justin Katz | July 9, 2021 |

Anchor Rising’s editor Justin Katz featured alongside National Education Association teachers union director Robert Walsh in Ian Donnis’s first-ever extended Political Roundtable podcast.

Multiracial hands on a table

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Story Tone Depends on Skin Tone

By Justin Katz | July 6, 2021 |

More and more, it appears that the way a story is covered by the media and addressed by government officials depends most on the skin color of the people involved, as John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss.

Two Nazi Soldiers Abusing Jews, by Marcel Janco

The Cheap and Dangerous Scam of Stigmatizing “Whiteness”

By Justin Katz | July 1, 2021 |

Coincidentally while the federal government moves to excuse police and even military action against the phantom threat of “white supremacy,” academics are preparing to declare “whiteness” to be a pathology in need of a final solution.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Growing Signs of Distrust

By Justin Katz | June 28, 2021 |

From a U.S. Senator to the news media to a local school committee, Rhode Islanders’ trust is slipping, but John DePetro and Justin Katz aren’t sure it’s enough to bring change.

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