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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Everybody’s Election to Lose

By Justin Katz | March 28, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review shifts in the electoral landscape of the Ocean State.

Firedancer in a ring of fire

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Setting RI on Fire (and not)

By Justin Katz | March 21, 2022 |

John and Justin discuss high-profile political races, threats to RI freedoms, and the possibility of arson.

Crazy Eggs

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Politics Gone Mad

By Justin Katz | March 14, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk local politics from around the world.

Image of COVID as planet Earth

Governor McKee Declines to Comment about 854 Unvaccinated Health Care Workers

By Monique Chartier | March 13, 2022 |

We recently learned, deep in a Rhode Island Department of Health report, that as of last month, 854 unvaccinated healthcare workers have been permitted to continue to work without medical exemption in violation of the state’s vaccine mandate.   Major credit to Dr. Andrew Bostom for finding and publicizing this remarkable and disturbing document. Further…

A communist monument

Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Corruption and Politics Stew

By Justin Katz | March 7, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz lift the curtain on messaging and posturing in RI politics.

Jose Clemente Orozco, The Clowns of War Arguing in Hell

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Let’s Pretend Politics

By Justin Katz | February 28, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss some of the more mystifying realities on the RI news landscape.

Sue Cienki with Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Election Year 2022

By Richard August | February 27, 2022 |

Rhode Island GOP Chairperson Sue Cienki discusses with host Richard August a variety of issues and concerns from her political party’s perspective.

A door open on a red room

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Political Emergencies and Emergences

By Justin Katz | February 14, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz go over some of the revelations and unknowns of Rhode Island politics.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Old Disguises Wearing Thin

By Justin Katz | February 7, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about the ways in which people are beginning to see through Rhode Island insiders.

Paul Rianna at a protest

An Introduction to Independent Candidate for Governor Paul Rianna

By Justin Katz | February 2, 2022 |

Paul Rianna is seeking to build on his experience organizing protests as he campaigns for Rhode Island government’s top executive position.