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Why RI?

Today’s Providence Business News reports that only Rhode Island and Michigan lost residents between 2006 and 2008, according to a study by Michigan State University’s Land Policy Institute. PBN states that Providence County placed 19th out of well over 3,000 U.S. counties in population loss during that period, and that Lil’ Rhody’s loss more than […]

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‘Gross National Happiness’ On The Rise

…in Bhutan.   In my mind, utilitarianism is still the most legitimate guiding principle for governments — you know, trying to do the stuff that makes it easier for people to lead rich, fulfilling, happy, lives. While GDP is a piece of the puzzle, it’s far from the complete picture — it’s a means to end,

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