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The West, it's obvious, faces a migration crisis. Across the aging, stagnating economies of the developed world, citizens are revolting against what many perceive as an uncontrolled influx of foreigners. The U.S. apart, most of these economies are … more
Traditionally, economists think of themselves as policy advisers. Politicians and their appointees make the laws, levy the taxes, set the regulations, make spending decisions and chart the course of monetary policy; economists stand at their side, … more
Real, or inflation-adjusted, compensation has risen 61 percent since 1970; wages, on the other hand, have increased less than 3 percent in real terms in that period. more
Hunger exists in every community in the country, affecting nearly 50 million Americans, including 16 million children. more
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made a splash at the International Astronautical Conference in Mexico with his plans for an Interplanetary Transport System, along with a disturbingly inspirational ultimatum: more
No matter how often the U.S. is hit with storms, wildfires and other natural disasters, cities and states remain poorly prepared. more
There are two major-party candidates for president of the United States. Any undecided voter (yes, they still exist) who watched the first presidential debate on Monday could plainly see that only one of them came prepared. more
I never imagined I would write this sentence: Technology IPO investors have gone almost as crazy as the private financiers throwing wads of money at tech "unicorns" like Uber. more
Prisoners can be counted in population totals for determining a voting district, even though they can’t cast ballots in the place where they’re being held. more
As Rhode Island continues on the path to economic recovery with unemployment rates ticking down and gross domestic product moving up, the chemical-distribution industry is proud of the contributions we have made in the Ocean State. Chemical … more
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