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Lizz Winstead on WikiLeaks, Obama, and Glenn Beck

Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and former Air America host with Rachel Maddow and Chuck D, brings her sharp political wit to Pawtucket's Mixed Magic Theatre on August 27 and 28, for two shows each night.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  August 25, 2010


A towering mystery in Newport

The Newport Tower stands unheralded in a Touro Park in Newport. Most saunter by it without a second thought. Little do they know it is one of the oldest structures in the state — with a provenance, some say, as mysterious as Stonehenge.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  July 07, 2010


China expert sees a nation at the 'shadow-line'

Across the Globe
Joseph Conrad wrote of a "shadow-line," an indistinct boundary between youth and adulthood that adolescents awkwardly straddle; one moment there is impressive poise and maturity, and the next, a slip into past boorish, immature behavior.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  March 17, 2010


Whitehouse: Pushing to pull the truth about Bush's war skullduggery from under bus

Digging deep
Rhode Island's Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse had a Joseph Welch moment during last week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  March 11, 2009


Khrushchev calls conflict a matter of protecting Russians

At press time, Russian President Dmitry edvedev declared a halt of military operations against the former Soviet republic of Georgia.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  August 14, 2008


Is Homeland Security dough well spent?

Follow the money
“Because it is human nature to overspend on unlikely catastrophic events, it is likely that terrorists have succeeded in getting the world to overspend on counterterrorism,” they write.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  April 02, 2008

When rushing the field was considered charming

Fenway frenzy
Rushing the field to help your favorite team celebrate a pennant or championship used to be as de rigueur as the spraying of sideline reporters with Champagne.
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  October 24, 2007


New details emerge on local post-9/11 flight

Taking off
Remember the charter flights that expedited Saudi nationals out of the US soon after the attacks?
By: PETER VOSKAMP  |  September 19, 2007
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