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How a fibrous plant remade global capitalism. Alfred A. Knopf ISBN 9780375713965 | $35 more
A decade after Katrina, former New York Times journalist traces New Orleans' comeback. Simon & Schuster ISBN 9781451692228 | $27 more
Taken from a New Yorker series, a look at the effort to turn around Newark's schools. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780547840055 | $27 more
Former U.S. Labor secretary examines how free the market really is. Alfred A. Knopf ISBN 9780385350570 | $26.95 more
Consumer confidence fell last week to a five-month low as Americans became more downbeat about the economy, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort data showed Thursday. Sentiment around personal finances and the buying climate were little changed after declining the previous week. more
Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this commission because I firmly believe Rhode Island needs an ad campaign that effectively conveys our state’s unique identity to tourists. more
State Rep. Aaron Regunberg is urging Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to remain committed to accepting refugees from the Syrian crisis, saying Rhode Island must remain true to America’s identity as a sanctuary for those seeking peace and safety. more
Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind. more
For those thinking that the finalized reforms to the state-worker pension system took care of all its issues, think again. The outstanding problem is the fund's assumed rate of return. At the moment it is 7.5 percent. And with the reforms, … more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
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