How young do the victims have to be and how many children need to die before we stop the proliferation of guns in our nation and the killing of innocents?
We are a highly moral country. We decry torture, we decry discrimination, we decry exploitation, and we decry political suppression wherever in the world it occurs. Then why should we not decry the terror of gun violence?
No matter how many years go by, no matter how many things change, too many things stay the same -- hate, violence, and fear.
When I drive to Jav's school in a few moments, my drive will be far different from those parents who drove there just this morning only to learn their child was murdered. I will pray. I will hug my kid and take him for that cupcake I promised him for getting a great grade on his math test.
Fourteen years ago, Ellen Griesedieck began painting American workers on a scale that was larger than life. Her goal was to highlight the people whose...
Despite the strides made during election 2012 to ensure that Latino representation at the state and congressional levels is beginning to mirror the demographics of our country, there is still much work to be done.
Bridgeport, Conn. -- While attending the return watch party for (CT-D 4th) Congressman Jim Himes, the crowd is huddled around several TVs with cheers ...
Hurricane Sandy has caused mass devastation and has ruined the lives of many. People have died and homes have been destroyed. We have a chance to rebuild ourselves literally and metaphorically. Hopefully we will take that chance.
How could the race go on when people are suffering without shelter, heat, water or food? Would the marathon be a symbol of inspiration and hope, or incite controversy in a city already struggling?
Unlike most people around the country who have little recourse against powerful media companies, Connecticut voters can use their democratic rights as citizens to send a message to the Linda McMahons of the world.
Head to the North Fork if you're in the mood for large plots of farmland, farmstands, U-picks and wineries.
Norwalk, CT: The heated election cycle brings out the big hitters of their respective parties out to stump for their down ticket candidates. Connectic...
Republican gazillionaire Linda McMahon is running for the Connecticut Senate. Her last Senatorial campaign, (on which she spent over $50 million dolla...
News broke recently that a third movie called "Before Midnight" in the "Before Sunrise" franchise recently wrapped in Greece to the delight of many worldwide who wondered if we would ever see more of those characters played by Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.
Ever since the economy turned so sour that a lemon would seem sweet by comparison, I have wondered if there are any entrepreneurs out there with a bold business model that can help get the country back on its feet.
We're hopping in cars, mounting bikes and clambering aboard tour busses. One way or another, this is the season for "leaf-peeping." Luckily, New England doesn't have a monopoly on this impressive annual show, so, hit the road to check out a dozen of the best across the U.S.!