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By ROBERT J. GOULD I grew up in the first American Dream, where returning soldiers from World War II were greeted by new suburbs, with cute ranch-style homes on quiet cul-de-sacs, surrounded with … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
By ANDREW S. CUTLER Unless you were visiting Mongolia last week, chances are you probably noted a story coming out of Rhode Island, which became a viral sensation overnight. As I followed this … more
By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort … more
I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
Recent to-do lists for the 2016 legislative session omitted one crucial New Year’s resolution: Restore Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. Nearly seven years have passed … more
When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices. In fact, almost two thirds of parents – 64 percent – say they wish they had more options for their children’s … more
Each New Year, on January 1, we make promises to ourselves to start doing something good or stop doing something bad, either way on a personal and/or professionally level. Here’s a listing of … more
During one of the recent debates, to determine the Republican Presidential Candidate, Marco Rubio stated that “welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less … more
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