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Mr. G. sat quietly in the ophthalmology chair with his daughter by his side. He gazed to the ceiling and I was not sure if he could see me. I introduced myself and asked how he was feeling today. His daughter said he did not understand English well … more
It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
Nobody is really sure what Donald Trump will want from the Federal Reserve during his presidency: Will he try to make it adopt the “hard money” views of many people in his party, or will he want it to err on the side of letting the economy run hot? more
For more than 120 years, Crossroads Rhode Island has served the state by providing for those who find themselves in need. When we were founded in 1894, our fundamental goal was to assist people who came to Providence looking for work. Since then, we … more
There's a political storm brewing in Rhode Island, and coastal residences and businesses could be at risk. At issue is the accuracy of new federal flood maps for Rhode Island adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. … more
In the blame games following the U.S. election, the social networks, especially Facebook, are getting a hard time for allegedly aiding the spread of fake news. more
Donald Trump and Republicans are about to encounter a political nightmare: unraveling Obamacare. more
The truth hurts. more
Three questions: What does Donald J. Trump’s election portend for higher education? How should we respond to ill-conceived, threatening, or dangerous initiatives from Washington? Is higher education somehow complicit in President-elect Trump’s victory? more
One big complaint about the latest U.S. election is that “the polls were wrong.” It reveals a complete misunderstanding of what polls -- and statistical forecasts in general -- are supposed to do. more
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