Articles by Jonathan Storch

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Ocean State Update

Metro, Feb 01 2013

by Jonathan Storch

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The Bear

Metro, Nov 02 2012

by Jonathan Storch

After midnight one night last summer, I went on a walk through the city park close to my house. When I …

Strange Negotiations

David Bazan and post-Christian rock

Arts & Culture, Oct 21 2012

by Jonathan Storch

David Bazan was formerly the frontman for and brain behind Pedro the Lion, one of the few Christian rock bands to …

Quebec Student Strike

Interviews, Sep 28 2012

by Benson Tucker & Jonathan Storch

After a winter semester of massive student strikes and repressive government reaction, Quebec university life may finally be returning to normal. …

New World Order: George Berkeley in Rhode Island

George Berkeley in Rhode Island

Metro, Sep 21 2012

by Jonathan Storch

Illustration by Robert Sandler Not many Rhode Islanders know it, but three centuries ago, an Irish philosopher-minister came to Newport, determined …

First District Free-for-All

Cicilline gears up for round two

Metro, Sep 14 2012

by Jonathan Storch

After an unusually nasty primary campaign that ended on Tuesday, incumbent Congressman David Cicilline (D) finished with a decisive upper hand …

Mark Leyner Is Back in Business

INDY BLOG, Mar 26 2012

by Jonathan Storch

If you've heard of the writer Mark Leyner, then it's likely that you remember him as the hyper-ironic schmuck who served …

More on Casinos

INDY BLOG, Mar 15 2012

by Jonathan Storch

Fresh on the heels of the Indy's three-part special report on gambling in Rhode Island, yesterday the New York Times Magazine …

Cash Rules Everything

Three perspectives on the rise of casinos in RI

Arts & Culture, Mar 12 2012

by Jonathan Storch, Malcolm Burnley & David Adler

Betting Wars: Gambling taxes, Narragansetts, and the politics of casinos in Rhode Island On Tuesday, March 6, the Rhode Island House …

Beyond Burnside

Metro, Feb 15 2012

by Jonathan Storch

After 106 nights of continuous encampment, Occupy Providence protesters spent Sunday, January 29 preparing for their official exit from Burnside Park. …

The Catholic Church on Birth Control

INDY BLOG, Feb 10 2012

by Jonathan Storch

Theologian Adam Kotsko examines the history of Catholic theology in an attempt to divine the origins of the Catholic Church's decision …