Saudi Arabia divests of Providence fuel terminal

March 15, 2017 Bob Plain

Say goodbye to Providence, Saudi Arabia. The corporate dissolution of Motiva, a multinational partnership between Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco that operates the LNG and ethanol facility on Allens Avenue, means the Saudi Arabian


Licensing naturopathic doctors in Rhode Island

March 14, 2017 Steve Ahlquist

For over eight years, the RIANP has been working at the legislative level to pass a licensure bill that will ensure individuals who practice naturopathic medicine in Rhode Island have met the minimum standards to provide safe and effective care.


What I’ve learned since November 8

March 11, 2017

When I first started writing for RI Future about volunteering for the Bernie Sanders campaign about a year ago, I noted how great it felt to be voting for a candidate and not against one, and


After ethanol train accident, activists call for an end

March 9, 2017

Environmental activists are calling for an “end to ethanol deliveries” in Providence after an early morning train accident at the Motiva Enterprises terminal in Providence Wednesday. The Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island (EJLRI), Sierra


Anti-Fascist Cinemas: The Spider’s Stratagem

March 9, 2017 ykufipo

The Spider’s Stratagem evokes a dreamy haze as its narrative weaves in and out of an elliptical structure, attempting to uncover the truth about one village’s most celebrated anti-fascist hero years after the war.


Not just an aspiration: Hope and Change for Haiti

March 9, 2017

The decision to form the nonprofit organization Hope and Change for Haiti came after a long and depressing observation on how thousands of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that have operated in Haiti with millions of dollars, have failed to bring viable and concrete change to people in need.