GUEST COMMENTARIES

If Net Neutrality dies, the Internet dies too

The rules that protect us from abusive practices are in the process of being repealed by the new FCC. There is no overstating the disastrous effects this will have on our economy.

Republicans blameless for state budget woes

Power lies solely with the Democratic leaders who have refused to vote on not only Republican budgets but also refused to hold votes on the governor’s budget and mini-budget proposals.

Rabbis of Eastern Connecticut: ‘We are appalled’

'We cannot stand idly by in the face of hatred ... the Jewish community must be united with all communities to work against anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination in all its forms.'

For this veteran, Korea's division is personal

Koreans yearn for a unified and peaceful Korea. Many young South Koreans don’t understand what’s taken so long.

Eclipse foreshadows future of state marshes

The extra gravitational pull from the alignment of the sun and moon will be enough to put our low-lying tidal marshes under a few more centimeters of water than on a typical day.

Trump’s babble in the face of tragedy

One of the difficult but primary duties of the modern presidency is to speak for the nation in times of tragedy. Not every president does this equally well. But none has been incapable. Until Donald Trump.

Democrats lost their base and must now rebuild

The Democratic Party is mainly urban, coastal, social issue-directed, identity politics-focused, global in outlook, and digital economy-oriented. They are losing elections by not projecting a compelling message to working-class, middle-America.

Reaping many benefits of community gardens

'Our mission is to encourage and support community gardens in our region in order to create healthful food choices for all residents and to increase food security.'

Time to move forward on New London Charter

Amendments are necessary to the charter to tighten up wording and prevent administrative abuse from continuing.

Train skilled workers, create good jobs with good wages

House Republicans's zeroing out of apprenticeship training grants would weaken the Fitzgerald Act provisions that built the foundations of the U.S. war effort in World War II. Now is not the time to weaken job training.

New London sidewalk projects proper, necessary and economical

The sidewalk contract was properly entered into by the city and is important to the city’s pedestrian traffic plan and patterns.

State’s energy planning fails to consider energy investment

The state's new energy plan misleads the public into believing that the future energy supply for the state is secure when, in reality, it is just the opposite.

LATEST EDITORIALS

Expanding Medicare is a proposal worth debating

Proposals such as this, which provide incremental change and build upon existing policies, provide the best chance for fixing the nation’s...

Bannon's departing warning for Democrats

As detestable as Bannon's politics may be, his political instincts that President Trump could win the White House proved correct.

Ukraine’s black market means missiles for North Korea

Ukrainian technology and a specific Ukrainian factory now appear to be the origin of the new North Korean missile surge.

COLUMNS

Columnist Froma Harrop

National security demands Trump's removal

If his insiders abandoned him, Trump could be more smoothly eased out of the Oval Office. Impeachment? Twenty-fifth Amendment? Doesn't matter.

Columnist Paul Choiniere

Dr. Malloy hit lawmakers Friday with shock therapy

Nothing focuses the mind of a politician more than watching pork being ripped away from the bone in the district where they will have to stand for...

Columnist Eugene Robinson

GOP leaders must overcome their timidity and denounce Trump

With only a few exceptions, GOP political leaders have been too timid to denounce the president and the reprehensible game of racial politics he's...