In Depth

A woman in a hedge maze

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Everybody’s Losing the Plot

By Justin Katz | June 20, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about the ways insiders are missing the point in Rhode Island politics.

Louise Kiessling, Andrea Martin, and Susan Orban on State of the State

State of the State: Promoting Children’s Mental Health

By Susan Orban | June 19, 2022 |

Host Susan Orban discusses the mental health of children and how books can help with Louise Kiessling and Andrea Martin.

The End on a white brick wall

Politics This Week with John DePetro: RI’s End Approaches?

By Justin Katz | June 13, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the discouraging news in RI and the solution.

Seth Magaziner and Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Seth Magaziner for Congress

By Richard August | June 12, 2022 |

Host Richard August covers a variety of issues with Rhode Island Congressional candidate Seth Magaziner.

Pickpocketing in Oliver Twist

Providence’s pension obligation bond shows how civics know-how can be worse than useless to an ignorant population.

By Justin Katz | June 9, 2022 |

A handful of very active people who don’t understand how a policy works can do a great deal of damage, which is an outcome we should be discouraging rather than encouraging.

An escalator

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Gunning for Power and Your Children

By Justin Katz | June 6, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz go over the news of the week in Rhode Island politics.

Darlene D'Arezzo and Mike Cerullo on State of the State

State of the State: Mental Health Training and Care

By Darlene D'Arezzo | June 5, 2022 |

Host Darlene D’Arezzo discusses developments in mental health with Mike Cerullo.

A handgun, bullets, and target

Dealing with Threats to Our Bodies and Our Rights

By John Loughlin | June 4, 2022 |

John Loughlin speaks with Dr. Tim Shafman about cancer and Glenn Valentine of the RI Firearm Owners League about the prospect (and legality) of proposed gun regulation

Matt Brown swears in kick-off video

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Tragedy of Politics

By Justin Katz | May 31, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about Ocean State and national politics.

Robert Lancia and Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Robert Lancia for Congress

By Richard August | May 29, 2022 |

Host Richard August speaks with Robert Lancia about his prior and current runs for Rhode Island’s second district Congressional seat.