Topic: Donald Trump

RI education leaders speak out against DeVos nomination

Metro, News

RI education leaders speak out against DeVos nomination

January 31, 2017 0 comments

President Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos could seriously impact education in Rhode Island by privatizing public education.

Columns, Opinions

Mitra ’18: Trump is everyone’s problem

January 26, 2017 0 comments

On Inauguration Day, I unplugged my television, turned off the radio and avoided all of my social media accounts.

U. health care experts express concern over Obamacare repeal

Metro, News

U. health care experts express concern over Obamacare repeal

January 26, 2017 0 comments

Within hours of his inauguration, President Trump set forth an executive order to roll back the Affordable Care Act, potentially impacting thousands.

U. scientists express concern with Trump administration

University News

U. scientists express concern with Trump administration

December 8, 2016 0 comments

Throughout his campaign, President-Elect Donald Trump made many misleading and false statements about science.

Donald Trump’s election has some Rhode Island lawmakers concerned that changes to reproductive policy could limit abortion coverage in the state.

Metro

Incoming Trump administration provokes unease from R.I. lawmakers

December 8, 2016 0 comments

With President-Elect Donald Trump’s administration becoming clearer by the day, the new leadership appears at odds with progressive Providence politics.

Columns

Meyer ’17: Paxson caught in the middle

December 2, 2016 0 comments

During the election, journalists wrote that covering President-Elect Donald Trump created a conflict between their obligations of accuracy and balance.

Columns

Esemplare ’18: The failure of progressivism

December 1, 2016 0 comments

In the aftermath of a historic and surprising election outcome, Americans have come forth with a plethora of explanations for the seemingly inexplicable.

Columns

Malik ’18: Don’t ignore bigotry when addressing polarization

November 28, 2016 0 comments

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, “there have been at least 700 cases of hateful harassment or intimidation since the election.”

Mara Liasson ’77, national political correspondent for National Public Radio, posited that Hillary Clinton’s failure to inspire a broad section of the electorate with a cohesive message doomed her campaign.

University News

Liasson ’77, Corn ’81 dissect Clinton’s defeat

November 28, 2016 0 comments

Liasson characterized the unexpected Trump victory as primarily “a failure of imagination.”

Columns

Mehta ’14 MD’19: Now we heal

November 16, 2016 0 comments

Wednesday I woke up, looked at my phone and felt the floor drop beneath me. I felt sick.