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Posts Tagged ‘Walmart

Follow the Dots of Exploitation

December 4, 2013

The time is here; two of the six Walmarts slated for DC are set to open tomorrow.  I’ll be there, but not as a consumer.  I’ll be standing—protesting—in opposition to the store and more importantly, what the store stands for: exploitation.  Not that capitalism isn’t exploitative on it’s own, just that Walmart expands the definition […]

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 […]

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 […]