Friday, October 22, 2021

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Op-Ed

Terri Monjar

ESG should be focal point for all businesses

Increased awareness around climate change, racial and social equity issues and COVID-19 has changed the way that many companies in Rhode Island and elsewhere...

Despite threats, few walk off jobs over vaccines

Are workplace vaccine mandates prompting some employees to quit rather than get a shot? A hospital in Lowville, N.Y., for example, had to shut down...
Bryan Lavin
guest column

R.I.’s business-event tourism needs big boost

While leisure travel has rebounded in 2021, Rhode Island’s business and event tourism continues to struggle. This is troubling since municipalities and the hospitality...

Call to ‘tax the rich’ is a return to U.S. tradition

Demanding tax increases on the rich is back in fashion – both in the corridors of the U.S. House of Representatives and on the...

A crucial, final step for infrastructure bill

With billions of dollars of federal relief authorized over the past 18 months, and more and more Americans receiving vaccinations each day, our economy...

Climate change is an infrastructure problem

Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. Not so for electric-vehicle chargers –...
Gislaine N. Ngounou

We must confront the past to move forward

Here in school districts across Rhode Island, like many across the nation, our schools, our educators and the teaching of truth have been under...

Can the Fed fix racial income and wealth gaps?

Central bankers and economists from around the world convened remotely for the annual Jackson Hole symposium on Aug. 27 to discuss the future of...

Infrastructure spending not always good

Over the past two centuries, federal, state and municipal governments across the U.S. have launched wave after wave of infrastructure projects. They built canals to...

Cost of student loan forgiveness too big

At the end of June, 43 million borrowers – or about 14% of all adults in the U.S. – owed approximately $1.59 trillion in...

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