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By BRANDON PEARSON One thing is certain when it comes to the outcome of our school system - one way or another, we will become a national case study, and we are the only ones who can determine how that case study will play out. On Oct. 6, US News and more
By ROBERT DELANEY and CHARLES KELLEY As the price tag of postsecondary education continues to rise and outstanding student debt now amounts to $1.4 trillion, it's critical to ensure Rhode Island parents and students have access to smart college financing more
By REV. HARRY RIX For several days I have been tuning out media coverage of flood victims of Harvey, Irma and Maria. I am sick of hearing about floods. But I watched the DemocracyNow! news broadcast, available online, and could not remove my eyes from more
By HERB WEISS Morris Nathanson, an 89-year-old who served in the United States Navy in World War II, was outraged by President Trump's failure to strongly speak out against the hateful philosophy of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and more
Where have all the philosophers gone? Once upon a time those who practiced “the love of wisdom” were considered wise for their willingness to ask life’s big questions. Today, philosophy is … more
By REP. AARON REGUNBERG Is healthcare a fundamental human right, or a privilege for those who can afford it? That's the core question underlying our country's healthcare debate. And it's the reason why each year since being elected I have worked with more
“Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.” – Sidney Sheldon, TV ProducerWhat a catastrophe! Harvey pummeled Texas and Louisiana with 27 trillion gallons of … more
Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are devastated. Never has an area been so blasted by so much rainfall in such a short amount of time. Houston has received more rainfall than other city across the United States received in one entire more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING America is unique in its ability to evolve and embrace new ideas. Sometimes change comes slowly, but this happens through patience, turmoil, debate, voting and education. Once women were not allowed to vote. Once blacks were more
By GLENN MOLLETTE I hear you already. All old people aren't cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight of all who know her. She is independent. She works in her garden every summer. She drives herself to church and the grocery store. more
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