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Bullies of the Mind and Body

December 2, 2014

There’s a reason why I just can’t kumbaya with police. They’re bullies. No, I can’t speak for any one police officer, but law enforcement, as an institution, give me reason—time after time—to dislike, distrust and disdain them. The Michael Brown shooting has simply exposed many of the elements of that disdain that most of us […]

One Is A Hundred

November 28, 2012

November 27, 2012  by Perry Redd   Most Americans were unconcerned about the efforts to garner and renew the respect of Walmart workers.  Some Americans asked, “What’s wrong with Walmart? I like Walmart!”  The protests on Black Friday were not designed to end capitalism or crush Walmart, though some in the media attempted to portray it […]

De-Mythicizing Occupation

October 12, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary October 11, 2011 By Perry Redd Enough of the lies—by both the American mainstream media and the conservative Republican Right!  There is nothing right in their attempts to equate the current groundswell of the Occupy Wall Street movement with the Tea Party movement of the […]

Veiled Exclusion

June 23, 2010

I’ve had the pleasure of becoming inundated with responses to a video that I posted on YouTube® back in April. I video capture just about any and every event I’m blessed to attend. Some events I attend as a reporter, some as a participant and other events, as a spectator. This particular subject of interest, I attended as a witness. I wanted to see if the claims by right-wing leaning, conservative-voting, “Country-First”, Tea Party supporters was true: that they are a big tent, consensus of America. It was not…