The choice for Democrats in 2020 is to fight Trump or keep cool

Sen. Warren is a fighter. She has been an outspoken critic of all things Trump. She will directly engage with the president.

The end of a Trump love affair with 'his' generals

Generals believe in intensive study and preparation before acting. Trump, by contrast, doesn't read and disdains in-depth briefings in favor of making decisions based on his "gut."

The appalling normalcy of gun violence in America

As of last Friday, the Gun Violence Archive had counted 56,026 incidents of guns fired at humans nationwide in 2018, or about 155 a day. And we accept that as normal.

We are living in a new gilded age and 2018 proved it

And if another recession is actually the horizon, as many forecasters predict, it is clear many Americans aren't prepared.

Foolish wreslting with a clever pig

Chuck and Nancy thought they had Trump just wear they wanted him, but the joke, and the mud, may be on them.

Trump seals the fate of 50,000 Syrians

Vulnerable refugees are depending on the United States to keep them safe and alive. On Wednesday, Trump put their lives at grave risk with a single tweet.


Academic learning alone doesn't assure student success

Inspirational examples from New London show the district’s creative, resourceful, and dedicated teachers exemplifying a whole-child approach.

Recalling Norwich’s most infamous son on his 278th birthday

A renewed interest in Benedict Arnold is a phenomenon that should not be ignored by his hometown.

Transgender veteran driven from GOP

When the GOP asks me to deliver contributions for the 2020 elections, my first response will be: Why should I contribute to my own destruction?

State Pier deal a step toward regional economic growth

Now that our agreement is established, we look forward to working with our other partners in New London and around the region to maximize the potential of State Pier.

Malloy: 'I am deeply thankful to you for allowing me to serve'

I hope when someone asks you where you’re from, you will say Connecticut, and you’ll say it with pride.

Malloy unfairly attacked Republicans

Instead of celebrating Connecticut’s historic bipartisan legislation to fight hate crimes and protect the rights of the LGBTQ community, Malloy chose to wallow in a loss by spewing hateful wrong accusations.

As old order crumbles, digital trade grows

The world has to keep massive quantities of data moving as seamlessly as shipping containers. That requires internationally accepted rules.

How a president shapes the public character

America has long been looked to for leadership, but President Trump's words and actions have caused dismay around the world.

Trump was correct on Syria, but his next moves are critical

The president should view the hullabaloo that erupted after he announced the Syrian pullout as an opportunity to take a number of steps to make the most of his essentially correct move.

Millions of kids fear being killed at school. It's time for adults to say: enough

Lockdowns and drills are part of the radiating, collateral damage to an entire generation of children.


'Give Gallons' milk program helps families and farmers

Food banks, on average nationally, can supply just one gallon of milk per person annually. This program can change that.

Connect New London top to bottom

The dream is to be able to hike or bike from one end of the city to the other.

McConnell should stop enabling the president

It is long past time the Senate carry out its constitutional duty to serve as a check on a president who is holding hundreds of thousands of unpaid...


Columnist Catherine Rampell

Risks of a recession are rising -- and Trump might be to blame

Government shutdown, tariffs, trade wars are having measurable effects.

Columnist Froma Harrop

Are we truly one paycheck from disaster?

In this paycheck-to-paycheck society, 40 percent of adults told a Federal Reserve survey that they could not cough up $400 for an emergency without...

Columnist Lee Elci

We need a wall for Americans' safety

We have less than adequate immigration security. Our airports, train stations, ports and borders both north and south need a complete overhaul.