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The overlooked part of gender pay gap

That women are paid less than male colleagues is a stubborn fact in the U.S. ­workplace. As of July, women earned 84 cents for every...

Now is time to reinvent city roadways

Sticking closer to home because of COVID-19 has shown many people what cities can be like with less traffic, noise, congestion and pollution. Roads...

Racism hinders COVID-19 care for some

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the U.S., the virus hit African Americans disproportionately hard. African Americans are still contracting the illness – and...

Big-data policing amplifies bias and overreach

Video of police in riot gear clashing with unarmed protesters in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek...
Michael DiBiase

Pandemic offers R.I. leaders a chance to reassess priorities

Rhode Island has been hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic than most states, and the economic fallout has left the General Assembly with a...
Jeffrey Deckman

A call for ‘Marshall Plan’ for R.I. small businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic will go down as one of the most important events in our history. Its impact is already causing exponential disruption, which...
Gary Sasse

COVID-19 will change how states compete for jobs

COVID-19 has triggered an economic contraction unlike any other. States that adopt a strategic vision to address the crisis will have a better chance...
Neil D. Steinberg

It’s up to us to make R.I.’s ‘new normal’ a better...

In these extraordinary times there is evidence of hope and generosity all around, just as there is uncertainty and urgent, extreme need. We are...

Coronavirus spurring spread of 3-D printers

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on global supply chains, a trend of moving manufacturing closer to customers could go so far as to put miniature...

Income inequality getting worse in urban areas

Income inequality has surged in the United States over recent decades, surpassing its previous peak in the 1920s. In 2016, the average income among the...

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