Republicans have taken it as gospel that cutting taxes drives economic growth, but the evidence is suggesting that may not be true.
GDP says nothing about the distribution of growth. Consider weak real-wage-growth. We just learned that the real annual earnings of full-time, middle-wage workers fell by half a percent in the second quarter.
For all the bipartisan condemnation of what has been called the "Helsinki humiliation," censure isn't part of the discussion. It should be.
New economic research shows that Europe isn't immune from the rise of dominant companies.
The decision itself is a poorly reasoned mess. It failed to mount a convincing case that the Constitution guarantees a woman's right to abort her pregnancy.
Taking rights away is risky political business. People get mad, which means the Republican Party better get ready.
"Trump's control over the grassroots base is bigger even than Reagan's. It's very personal," said Vin Weber, a major Republican player and former congressman who came to Washington in 1981 with Reagan.
If our national security truly depended on propping up unprofitable nuclear plants, shouldn't the government just nationalize the plants?
'A muddled mess of factors that the most learned scientists can’t fully explain lead to the taking of a human life.'
I was about to enjoy my morning cup of tea at my favorite coffee shop when I realized there were no plastic straws. For most people, this would be a minor inconvenience. For me, a disabled person, no straw means no drink — if I...
We know, deep down, that the way we treat the youngest and most vulnerable among us is the truest reflection of who we are as a society and the most obvious signal of where we are headed.
Strong borders should protect us from true enemies, true criminals, true dangers. They should not be so rigid as to prevent those fleeing impossible conditions from finding compassion.
Expect the Court to undermine the Affordable Care Act, taking health care away from millions – disproportionally affecting women, people of color, people with disabilities, and low-income families.
Consumers are key to the viability of a new seaweed aquaculture crop in Long Island Sound.
Americans are showing great interest in meat substitutes, at least until they find out what is in them.
The premature ejaculations of passionate and ideologically committed “journalists” are nearly worthless, even when they may be right.
The leaders of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference cannot sit on their hands on this issue. They must act and act quickly to put a stop to this ill-advised practice.
Trying to make the Connecticut election about President Trump is a diversionary tactic to keep the party that has ruined the state in power.
Liberals are getting a little tired of being civil. Can you blame them if they've had just about enough of the double standard that has allowed Republican incivility?