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CUTLINE is Connecticut Public’s monthly deep dive into current issues, ideas, and events that are most on our minds in Connecticut. From the serious to the sublime, CUTLINE convenes the state’s leading experts, activists, journalists, and thinkers around thoughtful discussions you'll want to share that affect our families, workplaces and communities.

Recent Episodes

Transforming Corrections

In this hour of Cutline, The Accountability Project explores how a group of Connecticut thought leaders and policy makers are trying to transform corrections across the state. CT Public joined…

Climate Change Along Connecticut’s Coast

Learn about Long Island Sound’s importance and how its communities need to be protected.

Ten Years After Sandy Hook

In this hour-long special, CT Public takes a look at the decade after the Sandy Hook school shooting. We talk to survivors, teachers and lawmakers about what has and hasn’t…

Antisemitism Rising: Bearing Witness Then and Now

Hear personal stories of the Holocaust and look at links between antisemitism & extremism.

Spotlight on Juvenile Justice

The Accountability Project takes a deep dive into Connecticut’s juvenile justice system.

Covid To Kindergarten

Learn how COVID and a collapsing childcare industry are impacting kids’ wellness.

The Way Forward: Life Beyond the Pandemic

A look at the people and organizations helping shape life beyond the Pandemic.

The State of Work

An exploration of the ways work has — and has not — changed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

How the Pandemic is Reshaping Education

How has the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped education?

Hope, Heroes and Feats of Humanity

Meet people from Connecticut who’ve done audacious things over the course of a difficult year.

CUTLINE Special | Sheff v. O’Neill: Striving Toward Education Equity

Sheff v. O’Neill has resulted in a model for school integration programs, as well as controversy.

The Big Gamble

Connecticut has legalized sports betting. Where does the money go? What about the tribes?

Los de María: Four Years After the Hurricane

Four years after the hurricane swept across Puerto Rico, Los de María now live between two places.

20 Years After 9/11: Memorials, Memory and Meaning

CUTLINE explores 9/11 through conversation about memorials, memory and meaning.

Eyewitness to Climate Change

CUTLINE talks with scientists who have firsthand experience of our changing Earth.

Health Equity in the Wake of Covid: How a Pandemic Highlighted a Legacy of Inequity in Our State

Explore what true health equity means, and how a pandemic brought into focus the disparate health outcomes that are prevalent in Connecticut.

Connecticut’s Housing Divide

Host Lucy Nalpathanchil looks at the policies driving racial and socioeconomic segregation in Connecticut.

Reimagining Main Street – Preserving Small Business in a Pandemic

Ray Hardman talks with Connecticut small business owners about how they adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what may have forever changed.

The Cost of COVID – Personal Stories from a Year of Loss

This story is about the people and the very personal and harrowing cost of COVID. This is one story, our story, told through many voices.

Everyday White Supremacy with John Henry Smith

John Henry Smith and a diverse group of voices discuss different forms of white supremacy and address conditions and experiences in CT and around the U.S.

Playing with COVID with Frankie Graziano

CUTLINE explores what students and stakeholders stand to lose as sports are paused during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staying Connected Through Food with Marysol Castro and Chef Plum from Seasoned

Join Seasoned hosts Marysol Castro and Chef Plum to explore the ways food keeps us connected during a time when we’ll likely be celebrating virtually.

Mental Health During COVID-19 with Diane Orson

How are the anxiety, trauma, and heartbreak of COVID-19 playing out in CT? Diane Orson talks with local experts, front-line workers, parents, and young people about how they’re dealing with these stressors.

Cutline in the Community

Voting Rights and Wrongs, presented by League of Women Voters, Fairfield

Learn how the nonpartisan counting of votes and election certification works in CT.

Can Ranked Choice Voting Improve Elections in Connecticut? with League of Women Voters of Greenwich

Hear from experts who implemented ranked choice voting in municipalities across the US.

Listening to Earth: Indigenous Wisdom & Climate Futures with The International Festival of Arts & Ideas

Native environmental justice activists discuss practical solutions to care for our planet.

Connecticut: True Abolitionist? with Wilton & Westport Museums

Discover the truth about Fairfield County’s role in the Underground Railroad and early abolition movements.

Healing Power of Nature with The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy explores how the outdoors restores, refreshes, and inspires.

Democracy and Community with UConn Democracy & Dialogues Initiative

Voices from around CT discuss the challenges and opportunities for building a more inclusive, just, and effective democracy.

The Last Time I Saw Them, with Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

Five Holocaust survivors describe the terror of being separated from their parents in a short documentary, followed by a panel discussion.

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