by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 21, 2017 9:05 am | Comments (12)
Looking to influence the future course of their party, New Haven’s Democratic Town Committee plans to endorse one of the leading candidates for national chairman in a battle that has revived the conflicting visions of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jan 23, 2017 1:30 pm | Comments (16)
Washington, D.C. — A crowd of around 150 protesters was midway through a chant of “No justice/ No Peace!/ No racist/ Police!” in the northwest quarter of the city when the sound of a cannon pierced the grey sky behind them.
Pink smoke filled the air. Another loud boom rang across Massachusetts Avenue. This time, people started running, pulling bandannas over their faces as they darted past mounted police.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 20, 2017 9:00 pm | Comments (1)
They were Latino, black, U.S. citizens and the undocumented. They were LGBTQIA and people with disabilities. They were white allies and women, immigrants of all nationalities. They were of no religion and they were Muslim.
And at a protest that marched from City Hall and through downtown New Haven, they were all welcome.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 11, 2016 3:10 pm | Comments (7)
For the first time in recent memory — if not hundreds of years — New Haven’s city clerk still did not have a sheet of final ward-by-ward results in hand to certify and put in the public record on the Friday after a general election.
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by Justin Elicker | Nov 11, 2016 1:24 pm | Comments (21)
(Opinion) —I am one of the 86 percent of New Haveners who voted for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. I know many of you shared my progression of thought that day starting around 5 p.m. The election was in the bag. I would gather with close friends for dinner, a beer, and to watch our nation proudly reject the pouty, red-faced clown-candidate, along with the worldwide trend toward xenophobic nationalism. We would reaffirm that the United States is one of the most inclusive, welcoming, and — yes — moral countries in the world. As returns started to come in, that sense of triumph quickly turned to nervousness, anxiety, and disillusion.
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by Staff | Nov 10, 2016 9:20 am | Comments (7)
A full 24 hours after the polls had closed and most of America had long reported official voting statistics, New Haven figured out how many of its citizens voted for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Short answer: A lot of them did.
Continue reading ‘It’s Official: Clinton Captured 86% Of City Vote’
by Lucy Gellman | Nov 9, 2016 3:07 pm | Comments (1)
Wednesday’s programs on WNHH radio examined the big question of the day — what just happened in Tuesday’s elections? — and offered some roadmaps (and road trips) for what to do next.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 9, 2016 12:13 am | Comments (2)
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro of New Haven is on her way back to Congress for a 14th term.
Continue reading ‘As The World Outside Suddenly Changed, DeLauro Crowd Partied’
by Lucy Gellman | Nov 7, 2016 3:15 pm
TMonday’s programs on WNHH radio probe the connection between folk music and the prison industrial complex, address Election Day concerns, contest a political decision in Derby, and celebrate the Ansonia Chargers.
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by Lucy Gellman | Nov 4, 2016 8:16 am
Did you know that there’s an election coming up on Nov. 8? Friday’s programs on WNHH radio make sure listeners do, calling Hillary Clinton’s trustworthiness into question, examining how campaigns are set up to run locally and nationally, looking at the politics of food insecurity, and relating this week’s local news to possible sea changes on the political horizon.
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