Politics This Week

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Blowing Progressive Bubbles in RI

By Justin Katz | June 7, 2021 |

This week, John and Justin discuss how Rhode Island media, politicians, and officials trip themselves and others up because they see the world from within bubbles.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Playing Footsie in a Parasitic Legislature

By Justin Katz | May 24, 2021 |

For this week’s conversation, John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the complete lack of will to fix education for Rhode Island kids or reduce abuse for Rhode Island taxpayers.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Progressives Without Answers

By Justin Katz | May 19, 2021 |

For this week’s conversation, John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss Rhode Island progressives’ inability to come up with solutions for problems that their policies have created.

BLM protest on Federal Hill

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Not All Rhode Islanders Are Equal

By Justin Katz | May 10, 2021 |

The weekly conversation about politics between John DePetro and Justin Katz finds a common theme of some Rhode Islanders’ mattering more than others.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: RI’s Most Important Residents

By Justin Katz | May 3, 2021 |

The weekly conversation about politics between John DePetro and Justin Katz digs into the trends and hidden meanings behind politics and policy in Rhode Island, raising the question of whether it’s all about replacing Rhode Islanders with immigrants.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Everybody’s Focused on the Other

By Justin Katz | April 26, 2021 |

The weekly conversation about politics between John DePetro and Justin Katz focused on the ways everybody is looking for excuses not to address our real problems.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Many Ways to Ignore Core Problems

By Justin Katz | April 19, 2021 |

For their weekly conversation, John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss Governor Daniel McKee avoiding the underlying problems at Zambarano, the media ignoring the underlying violence of BLM rallies, Providence ignoring the underlying issues with public safety, and the implications of fundraising results from Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline.

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