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Op-ed / Letters to the Editor
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Information technology is great, but it may not be making kids smarter, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which has an authoritative program for assessing school-education quality, and has published a report … more
Meredith, the 113-year-old Des Moines, Iowa-based publisher of Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle and Martha Stewart Living, has had chances over the past few years to become the world's biggest magazine company by combining with most of Time … more
For all the alarm about the "rise of the robots," or "software eating the world" or the peril of climate change, one of the most pressing economic dangers of the future is getting short shrift: Landlords are eating the world. There is … more
You never actually own a synagogue. You merely take care of it for the next generation. That’s the essence of a 106-page court decision that’s transferred control of the historic Touro synagogue in Newport, from a New York City congregation to a local one seeking to revive the institution’s religious life. more
Do you feel the rising energy in Rhode Island's manufacturing community these days? It springs from a quiet confidence that companies have about their future based on projected or recently won contracts. Even though these good signs haven't … more
To the Editor: I read with great interest Massachusetts Bankers President Dan Forte's comments on the credit union industry and must set the record straight. The bulk of Forte's comments surround the issue of credit unions being … more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
Today I am going to pose a simple question that has been asked any number of times: Why are there so few women in senior positions in finance? more
When Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered her semiannual testimony to Congress this month, lawmakers once again expressed concern that the central bank was insufficiently transparent and may be pursing an over- expansionary monetary policy that could lead to high inflation. more
It has now been nearly six years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in 2010, encouraging me to revisit with my business colleagues in Rhode Island the effects of the new law to this point. One thing is abundantly … more
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