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Friday, September 21, 2018

Letters to the Editor

Card-check union organizing <br> a blow to workers’ basic rights

The headline for this story (“Patrick signs bill expanding workers’ rights,” Sept. 27, www.pbn.com) is one of the most misleading I have ever seen....

The time is now for bold change <br> in R.I.’s health care...

The lieutenant governor is right on the broad concepts of what must be done in Rhode Island (“It’s time for Rhode Island to...

Private skills program yielding <br> long-term solution for youth

What a great story (“Rebuilding hope, and a bit of local history,” Oct. 1) about a bunch of Rhode Island private sector people and...

The region cuts local oil storage at the peril of all...

In 1972, while a graduate student at the American University in Washington, D.C., I produced a paper on intermodal transportation and their impact on...

Aquaculture helps create better environment for shellfishing

I am writing to address a comment made in the Oct. 1 article “Limits to growth for oysters? Wild-harvest advocate asks for CRMC review.”...

Minimum wage bills contradict<br> the simple economic realities

To the Editor: I expect more from the paper of and about Rhode Island business. Your article (“Bills seek minimum wage hike,” June 11) spends...

T.F. Green extension is crucial<br> and needs everyone’s support

To the Editor:We finally have seen the beginning of the long overdue movement to grow T.F. Green Airport (PVD) in Warwick.There are very strong...

‘Free choice’ bill returns balance<br> to weak labor organizing system

To the editor, Michael A. Gamboli and Michael J. Murray got it wrong in their guest column (“‘Free choice’ bill might give workers no choice,”...

‘Mommy track’ is media myth<br> as policies take toll on families

To the editor, The media has the power and the duty to help put to rest a pernicious myth – the myth that significant numbers...

‘Cuban Revolution’ celebrates people<br> unworthy of adulation

To the editor, I recently read in update on an article which ran in your newspaper (“Cuban Revolution moves into a much bigger space,” Jan....
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