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Without question, the most exciting economic story of the past half century has been the dramatic, and probably unprecedented, decline in global poverty. more
You’ve heard about the "American carnage." But how bad is it out there, really? more
Not surprisingly for a president whose slogan is “America First,” Donald Trump has expressed deep skepticism about the United Nations. more
Those of us who see the election of Donald Trump as a calamity for American democracy could take heart, the day after his poorly attended inauguration, in some of the biggest demonstrations in recent years. more
Donald Trump begins his presidential term without having filled a vast majority of vacancies in his administration. more
Markets are expecting big things from Donald J. Trump's presidency, at least as judged by long-term U.S. interest rates. After Trump's election in November, 10-year and 30-year rates peaked at above 2.6 percent and 3 percent, respectively, increases … more
The Rhode Island economy continues to improve and grow, if slowly. The state's gross domestic product expanded 1.4 percent in 2015 and is projected to increase 1.2 percent in 2016. The state employed 492,700 workers in November 2016, which … more
As I sat in the chamber of the House of Representatives listening to Gov. Gina Raimondo deliver her State of the State address, I was particularly pleased to hear her proposal for the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship initiative. more
The news this week that Yahoo! Inc. will be rechristened "Altaba Inc." elicited a lot of groans. "Apparently Yahoo renamed itself after an antihistamine," tweeted New York Times tech reporter Mike Isaac. The name "sounded more like infantile babble than the remnants of a once-promising internet giant," wrote Fortune's Lucinda Shen. more
The slow death of the American shopping mall is not evenly distributed. more
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