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When You Act Like A Brat

June 19, 2014

I see little kids go off on their parents in retail establishments all the time. I can’t imagine talking back, throwing tantrums or even less, pouting, when my mother would tell me anything when I was a kid. I think that far too seldom, American kids don’t receive adequate and appropriate discipline from their caretakers […]

Politicians of Convenience

August 7, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks Commentary by Perry Redd August 7, 2013 I’ve been watching the early stages of our city’s race to replace our current mayor, Vincent Gray. We’ve got a slew of early petitioners for the seat. They all seem to look the same: anti-people, pro-corporation, anti-Black, pro-gentrification, though one candidate is […]

Clown Unmasked

November 21, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary November 20, 2012 By Perry Redd For every circus that traverses the land, the big tent must come down. Even if the tent isn’t big, it must come down. At some point, the show must end and the clown must be unmasked. In our world, […]

New Chance to Change

November 7, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary Another election has come and gone, yet not without controversy.  In the future, I predict, they will be even more controversial.  As long as there are resources to be had, elections, with the reigns of power in sight, will be volatile. I hope that the […]