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  • Television Pioneer CPTV Turns 50

    Half a century ago, Connecticut Public Television wasn't the award-winning TV producer and presenter it is today. It wasn't even "Public Television." It was Connecticut Educational Television. Located in the basement of Trinity College's library, Channel...
  • Higher Minimum Is No Threat To Businesses, Jobs

    Higher Minimum Is No Threat To Businesses, Jobs
    Although decades of research indicate that raising the minimum wage does not adversely affect employment, this untrue claim is recycled whenever the Connecticut General Assembly considers providing working people with a small wage increase. Businesses...
  • College Degree The Fruit Of Hard Work — And Much Assistance

    Success is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
  • We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots

    We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots
    This Labor Day piece was not written by a robot. But it won't be long before it is. In the early 1880s, unions led by machinist Matthew Maguire held a labor day event to honor the "workingman." The idea caught on as many cities and states began...
  • No Call For Glamourizing Boston Bombing Suspect

    No Call For Glamourizing Boston Bombing Suspect
    When I first heard about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon bombing, I felt sympathy for him. I was fascinated by the stories that began emerging on the day his identity was discovered: He was liked at school, friendly, a good...
  • Tighten Rules, End Sweetheart State Hiring

    Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
  • Paul Kurtz dies at 86; secular humanist philosopher

    Philosopher Paul Kurtz was called many unflattering names during his long career, including "Satanic free-thinker" and "dangerous corrupter of young minds." But the name some of his critics considered most damning was the one he most prized. They called...
  • Courant's Sunday Pages Honored With National Award

    The Hartford Courant will be honored in October with a national award for its six-page Sunday Opinion section. The Association of Opinion Journalists, a nonprofit group of media professionals founded in 1947 as The National Conference of Editorial...
  • Under the Stars: Glorious Music Everywhere

    If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...
  • Trinity Should Bring Back Urban Studies Major

    Christine C. Quinn, New York City's city council speaker and a leading contender to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2013, was well prepared for her life's work. She graduated from Trinity College in Hartford in 1988 with a degree in urban studies and...
  • John Lithgow Stars In "The Magistrate" At Connecticut Theaters

    National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of Arthur Wing Pinero's "The Magistrate" starring Oscar nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow at cinemas and theaters across North America this week, including screens in Connecticut. There...
  • 6/14/2013-What's In A School Name?

    6/14/2013-What's In A School Name?
    I wish they'd just name Hartford's schools after former presidents, or former superintendents, school board members, mayors, senators, governors, or other notables. The way they're naming most of them now is pretentious, impossible to remember, over-...