Underrepresented minority enrollment at UMass Amherst has only increased four percent over the last 40 years. Continue reading “People of color severely underrepresented at UMass Amherst”
“China holds the majority of our national debt.” Wrong.
“We are so tied in with China… that (they) are now taking the U.S. market down.” Wrong again. Continue reading “China isn’t as important as we think”
The impact of Asian market turmoil on the U.S. has little to do with trade policy or leadership failures. Continue reading “What Bernie and The Donald both got wrong about the Wall Street drop”
The 1868 clause in the 14th Amendment overturned Dred Scott’s ban on citizenship for African Americans. Continue reading “Ending birthright citizenship requires a constitutional amendment”
Paying prisoners fairly would make it impossible to keep so many people in prison. Continue reading “Want to end mass incarceration fast? Pay prisoners the minimum wage”
The allocation, which should mitigate an upcoming 5 to 8 percent fee increase, is higher than some proposals, but much lower than UMass requested.
The UMass Lowell graduate took over the UMass President’s office on July 1.
An Independence Day lesson in American history. Continue reading “The long death of ‘states’ rights’”
Why is Greece in this mess? A stimulus package is five years overdue.
Friday’s Supreme Court decision did more than legalize same-sex marriage. It declared personal identity and beliefs to be fundamental constitutional rights.