The Rhode Island government recently signed RhodeWorks, a new initiative to repair over 600 bridges and roads in Rhode Island by investing in transportation infrastructure, into law. While the plan’s main source of funding, tolling large trucks, was met with mixed response, most parties agree that Rhode Island’s infrastructure is in a dangerous state of […]

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, recovery in Europe has faced a series of challenges surrounding the use of the Euro, challenges felt acutely in Portugal and other Southern European nations. Learn more about the politics of economic recovery in Portugal with this stop-motion from the BPR Media Team.Photo

In July, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed into law legislation aimed at curbing racial profiling in law enforcement. Unsatisfied with the extent of the legislation, community organizations in Providence came together to create the Community Safety Act (CSA), a city ordinance that, if put into effect, would be among the most comprehensive legislation of its kind in the […]