Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Bending the arc

By Mike Tudoreanu

April 28, 2014

What was the world like in the year when you were born? No matter who you are and when you are reading this, chances are that some countries existed back then which no longer exist now, and some new countries were founded in the...

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The meaning of Easter

April 22, 2014

What would Jesus vote for?

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 31, 2013

One of the most shocking developments in recent American politics is the rise of a brand of Christian conservatism that embraces extreme free-market economic views. Politicians like Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz and others claim to be inspired...

People over profit: What is Socialism?

By Mike Tudoreanu

December 7, 2012

“Socialism” is one of the most misused political terms in the world, especially in the United States. The second column of my three-part series on it was dedicated to addressing some common misconceptions. In this third and fina...

People over profit: The Socialist alternative

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 26, 2012

Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series by Mike Tudoreanu. My regular columns over the past month have, in a way, been part of a single long-running argument. Two weeks ago in my previous column, I argued that the workers are the real wealth creato...

Facebook is no more than a phase

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 5, 2012

The Onion recently ran a satirical piece entitled “Every Potential 2040 President Already Unelectable Due to Facebook.” It was a joke, of course, intended to say that Facebook will change the way we look at the lives of politicians...

They say they earned it…

By Mike Tudoreanu

September 28, 2012

How much money do you deserve for your work? How much money do Wall Street executives deserve for what they do? How much money do workers in China deserve for making your iPod? Many of us are tempted to answer that they all ...

Capitalism Failed Our Generation

By Mike Tudoreanu

September 14, 2012

Are you one of the many new first year students at the University of Massachusetts, or another college in the Pioneer Valley? If so, welcome! There is something I need to tell you, something college presidents do not want you...