By James Mellen The South Carolina presidential Debate aired the night before I am writing this, this debate was nearly unwatchable, it devolved into a presidential screaming match. One feature this debate had that has stuck with me is the emphasis on foreign policy questions, questions ranging from whether or not Xi Xingping is a dictator, to the Syrian Civil War. There was a separate … Continue reading Why Foreign Policy questions have no place in the Presidential Debate
By James Mellen In a world that is becoming increasingly posthuman, the automation of production is going to decimate the workforce for everyday people. I believe that the implication of automation will bring the Liberal right to property ownership to its logical conclusion, and incentivise the revolution of the Proletariat. Any and all rights have logical conclusions in which they lose their validity, while we are given … Continue reading The Mechanical Economy Is a Socialist Economy
By James Mellen At this point in the 2020 election cycle every candidate has undergone some level of scandal or scrutiny, however there is only one candidate getting criticized for his supporters. Since 2016 there has been a relentless series of attacks on Bernie Sanders because of his online supporters, also known as “Bernie Bros”. Now I dislike the Bernie Bro moniker, Bernie’s coalition of … Continue reading Bernie Bros
By James Mellen American cartoon “Bojack Horseman” came to an end recently, for many viewers this came with a variety of emotions, but for this viewer, it only came along with opinions and editorials. Bojack Horseman is kind of like a documentary about Bob Saget 20 years after Full House, if Bob Saget was an alcoholic horse who abused women. This article is kind of like me ranting about the ending of … Continue reading The Ending of Bojack Horseman: “Why’s the main character a horse?”
By James Mellen This weekend I went out to a restaurant with my girlfriend, and we ordered a dessert which took about 25 minutes to come out. The waitress apologized about 10 times and took the dessert off of our bill. However, this made me extremely sad, because I know that this poor waitress was concerned that she wasn’t going to get paid because … Continue reading Tales From The Sevice Industry
By Opinion and Editorial editor James Mellen If you have been following this DNC primary cycle like have, then your brain has most likely been completely destroyed from the utter pointlessness of it all. There are 15 identical candidates, then there’s Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard, Marianne Williamson, and Andrew Yang. This is not to say that any of those four candidates are good, it is … Continue reading Why is the DNC so Cringy?
By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen My dad believes that if you read every seventh letter of the book of Revelations in the Bible, it actually predicts the holocaust. If you think that sounds insane, that’s because it is. However, growing up in such an environment has made me naturally more curious about conspiracy theories than other people. Currently, I suffer from a terminal … Continue reading On conspiracies,
By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt and Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen On November 25, UMass Dartmouth’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly public senate meeting in Library room 205. However, this meeting was anything but normal. After the meeting was called to order by SGA President Kate Egan (History/Physics, 2021), a group of student protesters entered the chamber and over … Continue reading C.O.U.R.E. protests Student Government Association
By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen This is my Rick and Morty Season 4 premiere review. This episode was titled “Edge of ToMorty: (it’s like tomorrow if tomorrow was Morty) Rick Die Repeat”. The episode revolves around Rick and Morty going to a foreign planet in an attempt to farm death crystals. Death crystals, for those unaware, are rocks that allow Morty to … Continue reading Rick and Morty season 4: Not the worst
By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen On September 21st 2019 representative of Massachusetts 4th congressional districts Joe Kennedy announced his decision to run for senate against incumbent Massachusetts senator Ed Markey. Only minutes after Kennedy’s announcement of his senate race, Ed Markey challenged Kennedy to a climate debate, Kennedy has yet to respond to this challenge. Not only should Kennedy and Markey have a … Continue reading Ed Markey, host the climate debate at Umass Dartmouth!