March 5, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Sloppy second half plagues UMass in 65-53 loss to Richmond on Senior Night -

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RSO brings concepts to life through dance -

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The Underwoods deal with a dwindling hand of “Cards” in an exciting, topical season -

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Chris Kyle: An American hero -

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Ballot question asks for increased student health fee to hire new CCPH staff -

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“Parks and Recreation” goes out on a good, if familiar, note -

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Why opinion journalism matters -

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UMass to retire Calipari jersey -

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“Hot Tub Time Machine 2” a disappointing comedy sequel -

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UMass opens season against Kentucky -

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Opportunity knocks for UMass hockey -

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Ludacris finalized as third performer at “Bring the Spring!” concert -

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Minutewomen advance to A-10 second round -

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Offensive woes frustrate UMass in loss to Richmond -

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Minutewomen enter tough weekend schedule -

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Video monitoring equipment installed throughout Amherst in preparation for ‘Blarney’ -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Professor Neil Forbes receives $1.56 million grant to develop cancer-killing Salmonella -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

UMass, Trey Davis ready for Richmond and Kendall Anthony -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Milan Fashion Week mixes the old with the new -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Smartphone surge following historic net neutrality decision shows relationship between technology and consumers -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Bending the arc

How do we wish to be remembered? And what are we going to do about it?

The meaning of Easter

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Mike Tudoreanu denounces the materialistic and consumerist aspects of holidays and urges people to focus on the true meaning of Easter Sunday.

The radical origins of International Women’s Day

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Mike Tudoreanu traces the radical history of International Women’s Day, exploring its role in workers’ movements and the Russian Revolution.

U.S. politics does not suffer from partisanship

Mike Tudoreanu argues against the widely held belief that partisanship in the American government is what causes constant gridlock.

What would Jesus vote for?

Mike Tudoreanu reveals the contradiction that Christian conservatives are not actually upholding Christian values when they advocate certain positions.

The land of the not-so-free

Mike Tudoreanu explores why the incarceration rate in America is the highest in the world.

Lessons from the Chilean 9/11

Mike Tudoreanu condemns U.S. complicity in the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile and offers it as a warning against American foreign and economic policy.

The deficit hawks have no clothes

MikeTudoreanu applauds UMass graduate student Thomas Herndon’s paper countering the Harvard economists 90 percent debt-to-GDP threshold.

Margaret Thatcher and the lesson of free-market oppression

Oppression of workers, or as she called them “the enemy within,” is the true legacy of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died this week at age 87.

Why men should be feminists

Mike Tudoreanu says that men should be feminists not only for reasons of equality, but because discrimination against women affects men and families as well.

In defense of organized religion

Mike Tudoreanu says “spirituality” ignores all reason and wants you to pick a side.

The divine right of markets

Mike Tudoreanu disputes capitalism’s singular reliance on the price mechanism.

People over profit: What is Socialism?

In the conclusion of his three-part series, Mike Tudoreanu answers the question, “What is socialism?” He gives his take on how a society could function under ‘economic democracy.’

People over profit: What Socialism is not

In part two of a three part series, Mike Tudoreanu takes an alternative approach to defining the true the term socialism by explaining what socialism is not.

Why progressives should not vote for Obama

On the ever of election day, Mike Tudoreanu makes one last attempt to sway voters who are teetering on the brink of indecision.

People over profit: The Socialist alternative

In the first of a two part series, Mike Tudoreanu points out the injustices workers face under the rule of capitalism and begins to paint the case for a socialist transition.

Who are the real wealth creators?

In capitalism, he who owns the business reaps the biggest benefits at the expense of cheap labor. Mike Tudoreanu shakes his finger at this system for rewarding the wrong person.

Facebook is no more than a phase

Mike Tudoreanu gives reason to believe that Facebook is no more than a small phase in the history of human communication.

They say they earned it…

Columnist Mike Tudoreanu questions whether or not Wall Street executives are actually earning their money.

Capitalism Failed Our Generation

Columnist Mike Tudoreanu points his finger at capitalism for causing the economic crisis that is currently consuming our society.