Why the Paris accords matter to Connecticut

Fossil fuels helped shape most of the technological and economic advances we enjoy today.

Assisted-suicide laws send dangerous message

Research shows suicide rates increase for society as a whole when state's legalize doctor-assisted suicides.

Chippewa tribe rebuilds without casino profits

Bad River supports the harvesting of annual wild rice, fish, maple syrup and game hunting by its community members because it is consistent with the ways of their ancestors.


Protecting free speech on college campuses

Colleges and universities succeed when difficult, annoying, uncomfortable and even offensive ideas are permitted.

The Amistad finally steers into calmer seas

Thanks to a judge’s ruling last week, the stormy seas of mismanagement and negligent government oversight that nearly foundered the schooner...

Tips for the new municipal leaders

Some suggestions for the new mayors and first selectmen in New London, Stonington, North Stonington and Ledyard


Clean elections an issue for Conn. GOP in 2016

What a difference 10 years can make; today it is state Democrats who have the “Citizens Election Program” (CEP) under attack by...

The Syrian immigration cul-de-sac

The Syrian refugee debate has become a national embarrassment. It begins with a president, desperate to deflect attention from the collapse of his...

Three unsung heroes in the Middle East

If you're cringing at the homicidal youth gang that calls itself the Islamic State, you might consider the narratives of three young people in the...