$80 Million Attack on Unions and Progressive Politics

Rightwing alliance plots assault to ‘defund and defang’ public sector unions Conservative campaign aims to strike ‘mortal blow’ on government unions  ‘A once-in-a-lifetime chance to reverse the failed policies of the American left’  Teachers in California protest against a Wisconsin…

A Modest Proposal — Expand Medicare to Fix ACA

Larson, Courtney: Fix ACA by letting 50 to 64-year-olds join Medicare U.S. Reps. John Larson and Joe Courtney – CT Viewpoints in CT Mirror After passing the eight-year mark since passing the Affordable Care Act, nonpartisan data from sources such…

Stress at work — Study Proves the Obvious

Study shows many in U.S. face a ‘pressured and hectic’ workplace Aug 20, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard…

Racism from the Right and Trump Fosters Violence — Condemned in CT

Residents, Officials Respond To Virginia Unrest Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (Jessica Hill / AP) —Bill Leukhardt Contact Reporter — Hartford Courant — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other political leaders condemned the deadly attack Saturday on counterprotestors at “Unite The Right” white nationalist…

Did You Get Lyme Disease? One CT Did

Warm winter credited with explosion of Lyme ticks –By Ken Dixon, August 9, 2017 — CT Post —  Photo: James Gathany / Associated Press This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a blacklegged tick –…