Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Governor Gina Raimondo has introduced a budget for FY 2018 that claims to promote business growth and help the lowest earning Rhode Islanders by increasing the minimum wage. Those are laudable goals, but in reality if her budget is more
To the Editor: This past weekend was Earth Day where good neighbors took two to three hours cleaning up the litter from the streets, parks and communities. Very few people support these efforts anymore and rely on others to do the work; some feel picking more
To the Editor: Concerning the disgraceful events that took place with the NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem, it is quite evident America is not happy. The NFL should remember standing is for the National Anthem. Kneeling is for remembering more
To the Editor: I grew up in Buttonwoods. I went to Park School in the '60s. I rode my bike on Metropolitan Drive, playing with my cousins, who lived down the street. I have great memories of those days. I remember another time in Buttonwoods, too. more
To the Editor: Where's the outcry against nuclear weapons? While many of us have marched for science, climate change, human rights, homelessness and jobs, one of the most serious problems we face is seemingly being ignored. The threat of nuclear war has more
To the Editor: Like many Rhode Islanders, I'm no stranger to hard work. I've been a farmer, small business owner, artist and art teacher, and as a mom, I work hard every day to create a brighter world for my daughters. It's been a particular kind of joy more
To the Editor:A recent interview with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner included statements about CCRI’s remedial programs that do not reflect aggressive … more
To the Editor, What do the following have in common: The Bastille Day tragedy in Nice, France; the mass killings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando; and Robert Lewis who killed three and wounded nine people at a Planned Parenthood Clinic? The obvious more
To the Editor, Washington elites and the official state media and punditry, who wax eloquently about anything inconsequential, have apparently learned little from the last election. Americans did not vote for more wars, weapons systems or fabricated more
To the Editor:Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) wrote “The Prince,” his cynical criticism of political leaders and the political system of his time.  What Machiavelli wrote … more
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