Month: October 2011

The Fish, the Ducks, & the Clucks

By Mickey Friedman October 21, 2011 The Fish are the fish that swim the Housatonic River; the Ducks are the ducks that travel the flyway, stopping to live for a bit in the Housatonic. And the Clucks, well read on,…

Bill Shein & Occupy Berkshires

Bill Shein, Red Crow writer, reporter, racounteur and small-scale duck farmer, hits the airwaves to explain to WGBY’s Carrie Saldo what Occupy Berkshires is all about: Occupy Movement comes to Western Massachusetts from WGBY on Vimeo.

Occupy Wall Street! All Day! All Week!

By Matthew Vernon Whalan October 11, 2011 Zuccotti Park smells like B.O. and fresh bagels and the drum circle in the middle launches up into the city and ricochets off of the surrounding buildings. And they sing and they chant,…

Occupy Main Street

By Mickey Friedman October 6, 2011 There’s nothing like leaving home to help you see what’s happening at home. I just spent two glorious weeks in the Costa Rican rain forest trying my very best to do nothing but look…

Jimmy Davis Jr. and My Grandfather

By Matthew Whalan October 5, 2011 There is an African American man named Jimmy Davis Jr. who sits in a cell in Alabama, in the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore on death row. He was charged with capital murder for…