Deputy Managing Editor, Editorial Page

Dante Ramos

Ramos is deputy editorial page editor. He writes on economics, transportation, and other issues, and has contributed to many other publications. He previously wrote for The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina.

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Rhode Island’s recipe for political trouble

By Dante Ramos , Globe Staff

House Speaker Gordon Fox’s abrupt resignation after a government raid has furthered the state’s reputation as an endless well of corruption.

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Will Mass. legalize marijuana before happy hour?

By Dante Ramos , Globe staff

The differing prospects of happy hour and marijuana speak volumes about the political and cultural climate in Massachusetts.

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Building #19: Twilight of the mishap-based economy

By Dante Ramos , Globe staff

The Hingham-based chain was an empire built on other companies’ misfortunes, but the drive to squeeze out costs and avoid unpleasant surprises proved to be too much of a challenge.

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Suffolk Downs and Boston: A deeply political deal

By Dante Ramos , Globe Staff

The agreement would not just mitigate problems associated with a casino but also win over voters with promises of future goodies of all sorts.