In Depth

John Carlevale and Beth Leconte on State of the State

State of the State: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at URI

By John Carlevale | October 19, 2021 |

Beth Leconte, Director of R.I.’s chapter of OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) talks with host John Carlevale. 

Two different scales

Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Narrative as Double-Standard

By Justin Katz | October 18, 2021 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about the Rhode Island political topics of the week.

A floor chart spanning the floor and walls

Economic Storm Clouds Around the Planet

By John Loughlin | October 16, 2021 |

Tony Lemonde of Senior’s Choice Rhode Island talks open enrollment, Joel Griffith from Heritage talks inflation, Dean Cheng of the Davis Institute talks Chinese economics, and Sal Mercogliano of Campbell University talks supply chain problems.

Theodor Aman's The Battle With Torches

Hate on Patrick Conley Exposes Progressives’ Need to Dominate

By Justin Katz | October 13, 2021 |

Phil Eil’s attack on RI Historian Laureate Patrick Conley is not the perspective of a tolerant person; it is the voice of an ideological movement that seizes power through division and dishonest appeals to fairness and then crushes all dissent the moment it thinks it has succeeded.

Dan McKee cuts a ribbon

Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Flustering McKee

By Justin Katz | October 12, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss ways in which the controversies of the day illustrate a surprising (and disappointing) tendency of the McKee administration.

Woman running in the dessert at dusk

The Border Crisis and the Boston Marathon

By John Loughlin | October 9, 2021 |

Todd Bensman talks about immigration and Victoria Salibi discusses running the Boston Marathon.

John Carlevale and Mitchell Kaplan on State of the State

State of the State: Mitchell Kaplan

By John Carlevale | October 7, 2021 |

Mitchell Kaplan joins John Carlevale to discuss his musical, artistic, and educational activities.

Piero Della Francesca, Battle Between Heraclius and Chosroes

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Battles Brewing in RI

By Justin Katz | October 4, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss brewing turmoil among and between factions in the Ocean State.

A container ship

Modern Oncology, Supply Chain Challenges, and Parents’ Lawsuit Against the Governor

By John Loughlin | October 2, 2021 |

John Loughlin interviews Dr. Tim Shafman, Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow Brent Sadler, and Rich Southwell of the Parents’ Union.

Dr. Stephen Skoly's office building

The State of Rhode Island Comes for Dr. Skoly

By Justin Katz | October 1, 2021 |

A compliance order issued to Dr. Skoly on the basis of a Providence Journal report shows the state Department of Health looking to make an example of him.

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