Articles by Colin Kent-Daggett

5 articles found.

A Lack of Agency

Climate change tests the brittle Rhode Island bureaucracy

Climate, Nov 30 2018

by Colin Kent-Daggett

This article is the second installment of a month-long series, “Through the Muck,” tackling climate change in Rhode Island. Last December, …

Can You Gentrify a Vacant Lot?

The Jewelry District and the myth of the American urban utopia

Metro, Sep 24 2018

by Colin Kent-Daggett

During a Providence Ordinance Committee hearing this July, opponents of the proposed 46-story Fane Tower framed the project as a referendum …

The People's Champion

An interview with Dave Zirin

Metabolics, Feb 03 2017

by Colin Kent-Daggett

Dave Zirin is a sportswriter at the Nation, whose work can also be found at the blog Edge of Sports. He …

Asthma and Eyesores

Wind, gas, and environmental racism in Rhode Island

Metro, Oct 28 2016

by Colin Kent-Daggett

“I’m a big proponent of wind and offshore wind, but the short-term solution to bring down energy costs for businesses and …

The Power of a Home

Preserving Affordable Housing in South Providence

Metro, Apr 08 2016

by Colin Kent-Daggett

Despite the pre-recession levels of unemployment touted in headlines across the country this week, the affordable housing crisis rages on across …