Steve Ahlquist is a progressive journalist

For over ten years Steve has covered Rhode Island politics and protest. His work centers on social justice, climate justice, economic justice and more. His work has to helped prevent the expansion of fossil fuels in the state, helped to blunt the worst effects of anti-immigrant and anti-LGBTQ policies, and even helped topple a powerful Speaker of the House. In his work at RIFuture and UpriseRI he has chronicled protest movements, left politics and political campaigns.

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Steve Ahlquist is a progressive reporter based in Providence, Rhode Island. His work has appeared in Rhode Island Future and UpriseRI.