The Art of Resistance

The morning after the election, I felt sick. I bet you can relate. But there  was no time to wallow. I had to pull myself together to do an interview with the Hartford Courant about CONNetic Dance's Nutcracker Suite & Spicy. With emotions running high for everyone, I found some solace in my quirky production of the classic …

To Cooperate, Or Not to Cooperate

One of the main questions facing Democratic lawmakers today is whether or not to cooperate with the Trump administration and their Republican colleagues. So far, the answer has been no. But the day may come when the decision is not so easy. Two IndivisibleCT members debate both sides of the issue. IP is a principal …

Mothers United Against Violence: A March for Peace

If you were driving through Hartford this morning--Saturday, April 8--between 10 and 11 a.m., you may have found yourself waiting at a traffic light while a small but dedicated group of marchers passed through the streets. Led by a group of mothers who have lost children to violence, they carried simple white crosses, each baring …

I’m a Keeper –The Electoral College

I am sure many members of IndivisibleCT feel--maybe strongly--that the electoral college has to go.  I disagree and this post explains why. In this debate there are two sides--the abolitionists and the keepers. I am a keeper, even though the abolitionists have a cooler name. I think there is danger in getting rid of the …

Red America, Blue America, & the Electoral College

In the wake of the 2016 Presidential election, Americans heard a lot about the Electoral College. Many people learned about it for the first time--or at least since the first time since they forgot what they learned during the 2000 election--and opinions ran high on all sides. Many liberals insisted it was undemocratic (but also held …

Where to Begin?: Democratic Politics and the Russia Question

If you’re like me you’ve been glued to your computer screen watching the dumpster-fire—or, more accurately, democratic tragedy—unfolding over the investigation (or non-investigation) of Russia’s tampering in the 2016 presidential elections. This has been a sordid affair, with secret White House meetings, the pathetic tale of General Flynn, the lying of Senator Sessions, and the …