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RI Democratic Party, Fire Joseph DeLorenzo

Providence Journal, October 15, 2017, Article by Katherine Gregg Joseph DeLorenzo, 2nd Vice Chairman of the RI Democratic Party: “I really like Josh Miller. But the Democratic Party has moved so far to the left, right now, it is frightening.” “I see what’s going on in the country. … I…

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Javanka hosted 3 Dem Senators at their home.

Indivisible RI Rhode Island, Javanka, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, Private Dinner Democrat Senators

Last Monday night, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner invited three politically-vulnerable, Democratic senators to their home for a private dinner meeting. Each of the three are up for re-election in 2018 and are from states which Trump won in 2016: Sens.  Claire McCaskill, D-MO, Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND and Joe Manchin,…

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Get a newspaper route, kid.

Indivisible Rhode Island RI, CHIP, Children's Health Insurance Program, Funding Reauthoirzation

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ensures that nearly 9 million children have health insurance. CHIP is a federal-state partnership where the federal government provides most—or in some cases, all—of the funding necessary to cover uninsured children. Federal funding was increased as part of the Affordable Care Act. No one…

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Water, water, everywhere but not a drop…for Invenergy.

Indivisible RI Rhode Island, Burrillville Power Plant, Invenergy, Charlestown Water

by Atty. Jerry Elmer, Conservation Law Foundation At a meeting Tuesday night, the Charlestown Town Council expressed concern about the recently announced agreement between Invenergy and the Narragansett Indian Tribe because the water that the Narragansetts would be selling to Invenergy comes from the aquifer that Charlestown uses.  As a…

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SCAM MAN

According to the Daily Kos: “When Trump and Republicans announced they had concocted a “unified framework for fixing our broken tax system,” they counted on a memory challenged and flagrantly stupid population to fall for their tired old tax reform ‘scam.’ The scam is where Republicans promise that giving the…

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Last Friday, we were violated.

Indivisible RI Rhode Island, Donald Trump Birth Control Ban, OBamacare, ACA

Last Friday, Trump assaulted every woman across the country by getting rid of the mandatory provision of free birth control coverage as provided for by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). This means that any employer can opt-out of contraceptive coverage citing moral or religious grounds, or no reason at all…

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Are we blind to racism?

In the wake of the domestic terrorist attack and white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, it is important that we take a critical look at our role in dismantling systems of oppression. The first place to start is within ourselves and within our group. This is a moment for us…

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This one’s for you.

Congress must pass an emergency relief package for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. It is unconscionable that our government has failed to give the people of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands (US citizens!) the same attention as it did the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Read our explainer and ask…

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A meeting of the minds?

More like… Escalating tensions with North Korea. Trump continued to tweet insults and threats at North Korea, including a threat that North Korea “won’t be around much longer.” North Korea responded by saying it considers these statements to be a “declaration of war.” A war with North Korea would be…

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Throw women in jail.

Remember in March of 2016 when Trump was interviewed by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews and he stated that he wanted women punished for having an abortion? Hillary Clinton responded swiftly via Twitter: “Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse. Horrific and telling.”  And, Bernie Sanders, “Your Republican frontrunner, ladies and…

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