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Archive for January 2012

Envy Is the Illusion

January 25, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary     January 24, 2012 By Perry Redd     Have you heard the latest buzzword?  It’s more akin to an allegation.  As we bear witness to the Republicans vying for the opportunity to face incumbent Barack Obama for the presidency, “The Politics of Envy” has become […]

King Is Not Complicated

January 17, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary               By Perry Redd The man himself was controversial, notes LaSalle University sociology professor Charles Gallagher in a CNN article. King— bound up with issues of racial and economic inequality that spotlight America’s worst sins—is a “Rorschach test,” Gallagher says, that people see in King what […]

Later On

January 10, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary January 10, 2012 By Perry Redd   There has been a flurry of racially insensitive rhetoric swirling around the politisphere.  We’ve always known there are racists in the midst, but election time seems to embolden the venom that lies within the fangs of the latent […]

When A Wolf Is Not Wolf

January 3, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary January 3, 2011 By Perry Redd   The New Year is the time when people conscientiously decide to “turn over a new leaf” and do things differently.  Some excise old vices; others add new virtues.  But what happens when former ideals re-surface in the midst […]