Opinion

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World
October 19, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World

Bond-ing in the Booth Bond and referenda questions on the ballot are about as boring as watching the Hallmark channel ...

Do Your Homework: Representative Democracy Depends on You
October 19, 2016 No Commentby

Do Your Homework: Representative Democracy Depends on You

    Democracy is not about freedom, but accountability. We elect individuals we trust to hear our collective concerns and ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: We Have Some Questions
October 5, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: We Have Some Questions

Simple Questions Phillipe and Jorge may not have old-school, Brylcreemed, part-it-on-the-side Ivy League haircuts, and are not as scrubbed-up and ...

Letter to the Editor: Lardaro Misses the Boat Again
September 21, 2016 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: Lardaro Misses the Boat Again

    The little note about Professor Lardaro’s index of the RI economy that appeared on Wednesday August 10 again reflects ...

Intellectual Property: Seldom Asked Questions About Education Funding
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Intellectual Property: Seldom Asked Questions About Education Funding

  Why do we fund public education the way we do? Public education is perpetually one year into a three-year ...

News Analysis: Was that a Rhode Island Political Revolution or Are You Just Unhappy to See Me?
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

News Analysis: Was that a Rhode Island Political Revolution or Are You Just Unhappy to See Me?

In probably the most emphatic repudiation of the status quo by voters since the electoral rout that ended the reign ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Nethers at Brown, Matt Lauer and So Long, Bobby
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Nethers at Brown, Matt Lauer and So Long, Bobby

Hygiene News You’ve come a long way, baby. The reigning academic LGBT king/queen of political correctness and insipid and fragile ...

Opinion: What’s the Matter with Providence?
September 8, 2016 No Commentby

Opinion: What’s the Matter with Providence?

I write this a few minutes after receiving a $25 ticket for overtime parking at a meter in Providence. I ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Stupidity at Home and Abroad
August 31, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Stupidity at Home and Abroad

What Would a Moron Do? Anyone who was even vaguely surprised at the Ryan Lochte Karioca Kops incident at the ...

News Analysis: Is the Unemployment Rate “a Hoax?”
August 17, 2016 No Commentby

News Analysis: Is the Unemployment Rate “a Hoax?”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in a major speech on August 8 outlining his economic plan for the country, made ...