The Sam Gejdenson Show
by Staff | Nov 5, 2015 12:01 pm | Comments (1)
Former U.S. Rep. Sam Gejdenson (pictured) has serious concerns, and they’re not about the clown car of GOP presidential candidates driving around, or the recent election results in New Haven. It’s about where his news is coming from each day.
Twenty years ago, outlets like the Hartford Times, Hartford Courant and even New York Times were reliable. So was the local 6 p.m. news, which up to 90 percent of folks would tune into across the state. Now, it’s “all car accidents and murders.” And that doesn’t sit quite right with him.
Continue reading ‘What Happened To News’
by Staff | Oct 30, 2015 6:31 am | Comments (17)
City transportation czar Doug Hausladen wants New Haveners to get out of their cars and get moving, whether its on shared transportation, by bike or walking. He’s about to release a request for qualifications for a company to run a bikeshare program in the city.
Is that rejection of private transportation un-American?
Continue reading ‘Hausladen Readies Bikeshare Plan’
by Staff | Oct 16, 2015 8:16 am
Is standardized testing and the corpratization of education as much as a scourge on humanity — or at least, on American students — as some education advocates have made it out to be?
Continue reading ‘Don Williams Blasts “Corporatization” Of Schools’
by Staff | Sep 11, 2015 6:21 am
Do you know about the Iranian IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) Revolution?
Continue reading ‘The Iranian (IVF) Revolution’
by Staff | Sep 3, 2015 1:15 pm | Comments (1)
Will Kim Davis be stripped of her title for refusing to grant a marriage license to a gay couple in Morehead, Kentucky? What about Charlie Smoak, in Moore County, N.C.? And Nick Williams in Washington County, Alabama? Molly Criner in Irion County, Texas?
Continue reading ‘Kentucky Judges, Anchor Babies, And The U.S. Constitution’
by Staff | Aug 20, 2015 4:37 pm
In an appearance this week on Fox News’ Bill O’ Reilly Show, Donald Trump declared the 14th Amendment, which grants citizenship to those born or naturalized in the U.S., unconstitutional.
Continue reading ‘Gejdenson v. Trump’
by Lucy Gellman | Aug 12, 2015 11:48 am
Before she moved to the U.S., before her career with 60 Minutes, and before her recent books brought a history to light in sharp and nuanced focus, Roya Hakakian was just a teenager, and on her way to a hike with friends in northern Tehran.
Continue reading ‘The Meaning Behind The Mountain’