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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
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
Nearly a week ago, the world looked on in horror as terrorists tore apart a Paris night with bullets and bombs. The carnage claimed at least 129 lives, and hundreds more were wounded. The violence … more
The illogic of bigotry has always tainted and diminished all societies throughout world history. Whether that prejudice was directed against the Jewish people, those who descended from the continent … more
In what has been perhaps the craziest presidential primary season in American history, the improbable and the unlikely have led the polls. Whether one examines either the Democrat or the Republican … more
To the Editor: Following the aftermath of the San Bernardino massacre, President Obama gave an Oval Office speech this past Sunday regarding his plan to deal with terrorists. It was nothing but … more
Perhaps the prevailing narrative in this year’s presidential campaign has been one of frustration with the “establishment.” Clearly, millions of Americans feel that our economic and political … more
To the Editor: Today’s public school teachers are well prepared. They just do not have the time to prepare detailed, well-written daily lessons. To solve this problem, the daily lessons to be … more
Only a decade ago the idea of having every student in a school system with his or her own personal computer would have sounded like science fiction, but now it’s the norm. Districts are striving to … more
We see it in movies with Liam Neeson as he rescues his “taken” daughter. We see it on TV from reruns of Law & Order Special Victims with Olivia Benson consoling a young boy, but rarely do we … more
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