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Op-ed / Letters to the Editor
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Pop-quiz time. Which of the following explains the inability of employers to fill open positions: n A lack of qualified workers? n Low pay? n Welfare state/transfer payments that make work unappealing? I'll try to … more
You want change. What kind of leader can actually deliver it? This is a perennial question for the boards of corporations and other organizations in need of a turnaround. In the U.S. and other places where people are dissatisfied with the … more
Dear Editor: In response to your lead editorial on energy, "Renewable energy changes grid care, but we all should pay," published in the April 8 edition: More than 100 studies conducted across the country substantiate the dividends … more
A giant housing-debt hangover has been one of the main culprits behind the U.S. economy’s lackluster recovery from the 2008 recession. In one encouraging sign, new data from the Federal Reserve suggest that American homeowners might finally be getting out from under it. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
You can whine and assign blame … or you can choose to do the best you can. Everywhere I go I hear people complaining about doing business in Rhode Island. A host of external factors can impact the well-being of your business. If you can't … more
There are those who say things because they want to be heard. There are those who don't say things for a fear of being heard. And there are those who say things because they must be heard. We are a city on a precipice. Do we ascend toward … more
Everyone is a marketing expert. It is frankly one of the worst things about working in my industry. Not to sound pretentious, but great advertising is art. Only harder. more
Humanity is engaged in a high-stakes race with its own growth: Lest our use of energy and materials get out of control, we must constantly innovate to become more efficient. Unfortunately, new research suggests we may be losing. more
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