Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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Te Wu

Here’s where nonprofits outperform and why

My professional project-management career spans mission-driven nonprofits and for-profit organizations. For-profit companies have the funding to hire strong professionals to lead projects, and they...

Don’t overlook these job candidates: Entrepreneurs

If you’ve been thinking about starting your own business lately, you’re not alone. Americans began launching ventures in record numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Despite rosy jobs data, danger of recession lingers

Don’t be overly fooled by seemingly rosy jobs data issued recently. Yes, the U.S. economy added 187,000 jobs in August 2023 – faster than the...

Downgrade of U.S. credit rating shouldn’t be downplayed

The formerly pristine reputation of the U.S. government’s debt lost a little more luster after a prominent rating agency demoted Uncle Sam from its...

Banking ‘reforms’ have widened the wealth gap

Harsh banking sector regulations imposed a decade ago were touted as a means to both make the system safer and to “democratize capital” by...

McKee: R.I.’s economic driving force is small business

Our small businesses play a crucial role in fostering innovation, job creation and community identity here in the Ocean State. Rhode Island’s small businesses...

Every legislative action can influence R.I.’s business ranking

To the Editor: The recent CNBC report on the business friendliness of each of the 50 states clearly demonstrates that national analysts pay close attention...

Blame capitalism for this prescription drug problem?

Past public ire over high drug prices has recently taken a back seat to a more insidious problem – no drugs at any price. Patients...

Avoiding the costliest strike in U.S. history

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union and UPS have agreed on a new five-year contract that boosts wages and guarantees more air conditioning in...
Cristin O’Hara

Restaurant industry proves resiliency as it rebuilds

Like countless other industries, the restaurant industry has been completely redefined by the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurant owners felt optimistic about the post-COVID world but...
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