women’s strike today – uprise ri

This week in 1824, women led the first American factory strike in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. [Courtesy of Will James!]

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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street posters and car protests are both focused on raimondo – uprise ri

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covid car rally(s) – uprise ri

You can’t practice social distancing in a prison. Thousands of incarcerated people are at risk. These are beloved family members, and there’s a movement to get them out. https://upriseri.com/2020-04-18-wyatt-petition/

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Sunday, April 19, 2020

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legislation vacation – uprise ri

There are calls on the left and the right to reopen the General Assembly. Are our legislative leaders asleep at the wheel? Video from Will James. For more, see: https://upriseri.com/2020-04-01-rescue-workers/

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Saturday, April 4, 2020

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coronavirus vacation – uprise ri

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bloomberg advertisements on local television raise concerns – uprise ri

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petition against communion denial gathers 11,000 signatures – uprise ri

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protestors stage a ‘die-in’ at chase bank – uprise ri

Climate Action RI staged a 'die-in" at Chase Bank in Providence. Chase is the largest funder of fracking, arctic drilling, Amazon deforestation and climate change in the world…

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Thursday, February 6, 2020

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high school students recently took control of a $10,000 budget for their school – uprise ri

Central Falls High School Students recently voted on how to spend $10,000 to improve their school. Participatory budgeting is a powerful tool for democratic engagement. Will James provides a video:

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Monday, February 3, 2020

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