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April 14, 2014

OP-ED | The Search for Sustainability

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | April 14, 2014 3:30am

Financially inefficient markets are not sustainable. They crash.

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March 28, 2014

OP-ED | Fighting Poverty Beyond the Minimum Wage

by Susan Bigelow | March 28, 2014 7:55am


On Thursday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 into law. There’s still plenty of debate about whether it will really help lift people out of poverty. However, when it comes to tackling poverty and economic inequality, passing a higher minimum wage may actually be the easy part.

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January 29, 2014

Foley Focuses On Cities In Making Run For Governor Official

by Christine Stuart | January 29, 2014 6:46pm

Christine Stuart photo Republican Tom Foley chose a V.F.W. Hall in Waterbury on Wednesday to make his second bid for governor official.

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January 10, 2014

OP-ED | See The Forest

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | January 10, 2014 12:34pm

A national sigh of relief was heard several weeks ago as a federal budget agreement was reached that addressed the uncertainty created by the Budget Control Act of 2011.

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December 27, 2013

OP-ED | Walmart: Big Boy As Low-Hanging Fruit

by Terry D. Cowgill | December 27, 2013 6:30am

As shoppers hit the big-box stores and plunge into another orgy of post-holiday bargain hunting, the usual handwringing about the low-wage employees who serve the buying class will surely begin.

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December 6, 2013

Panelists Say Hunger is Spreading in Connecticut; Solution Requires Wider Perspective

by Ellen R. Delisio | December 6, 2013 6:30am

ellen r. delisio photo A widespread paradigm shift in how hunger is acknowledged, viewed, and addressed is needed as a long-term solution to the increasing number of people who are hungry or otherwise food-insecure.

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