Politics This Week

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.

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.

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.

A man with a full face medical mask

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.

Mismatched shoes

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Mismatches

By Justin Katz | January 31, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss politics in RI, especially mismatches in high-profile races.

Couples on a dance floor

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Do the Langevin Shake-Up!

By Justin Katz | January 24, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss a surprising political announcement and contrasting speeches.

Gears

Politics This Week with John DePetro: A Government Without Gears

By Justin Katz | January 17, 2022 |

John and Justin run through many of the ways in which RI’s civic system is just not functioning.

A girl peaks out from under bedcovers

Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Woke and the Awakening

By Justin Katz | January 10, 2022 |

John and Justin talk about who is woke, awake, asleep, and awakening in Rhode Island politics.