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By ROB COTE Year after year at the formal city budget hearings there seems to be a number of common themes, all of which, unfortunately, show no change year after year. In my opinion those themes … more
To the Editor: On Feb. 14 the University of Rhode Island hosted a competition that pit student teams against each other in defending their moral take on complex social, political and business … more
What is the proper role of government? In which aspects of daily life should the state be involved, and to what extent? Such questions have been at the center of American political life for … more
To the Editor: This is a difficult moment and there are no easy answers to the wave of shootings we’ve seen this week in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas. We still don’t have all the … more
To the Editor: Congratulations to the Rhode Island voters, who demonstrated in Tuesday’s April 26 Primary voting, that they can “go outside the box.” Hopefully, they will continue this … more
The issue hasn’t been making headlines to the same degree it did at other points in the last two years, but Rhode Island remains at the epicenter of an ongoing crisis. In early 2014, startling … more
To the Editor: “In the future, there will be tolls on cars and the money will go into the general fund!” This has been a rallying point for those opposing the RhodeWorks plan, which involves … more
To the Editor: The poll that said that the candidate with the most primary votes should get the Republican nomination for president is obviously not a reliable poll. Republican voter turnout in … more
Across our nation in recent years, the names of too many cities and towns, too many civic spaces and gatherings, have become synonymous with tragedy. From Columbine to Orlando, these incidents of … more
When Ray Di Pasquale started work as the Community College of Rhode Island’s president in 2006, he faced a number of challenges. Dissatisfaction levels among faculty had been high, with a vote … more
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