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Daily Archives: June 8th, 2012

LIVE from Providence: Netroots Nation news roundup for Friday, June 8th, 2012

Excerpt: As of this evening, we are now more than halfway through Netroots Nation 2012. Here’s a roundup of some of the articles the traditional media has published about the convention since yesterday: WRNI, Providence’s local National Public Radio (NPR) station, has a report on Netroots Nation’s opening day. WPRI, the city’s CBS affiliate, talked to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Providence: Saving Public Transportation: A Matter of Social Justice

Excerpt: Although it seems like the early afternoon (still on West Coast time), it’s as good a time as any to talk about the national pattern on defunding public transportation and transit’s place as a social justice issue. This panel was a reminder about work which is being done back in Washington state by the Transit […]
Written by:Patrick
Categories:Economic Security, Events, Live Coverage, Our Environment
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LIVE from Providence: Educational Opportunity & Economic Dignity

Excerpt: How is educational equality linked to the economic situation on the ground? I came to this discussion between the American Federation of Teachers and Ilyse Hogue of the Nation. Like many of the panels so soon after the Wisconsin recall, conversation started out about the attacks which have been made against unions, and the fact […]
Written by:Patrick
Categories:Economic Security, Education, Events, Live Coverage
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