This week’s edition of Looking Back at the Week contains articles, commentaries, columns, and other work by San Diego Free Press regulars, irregulars, columnists, cartoonists, at-large contributors, and locally and nationally sourced writers on National Poetry Month, Council Districts 2 & 4, rotten County officials, Last Days in OB, Ernie turning 80, Yasser Murtaja, education fakers, and lots of other grassroots news & progressive views from San Diego’s feisty, all volunteer, slightly funky, community news site.
San Diego Free Press Columns:
National Poetry Month curated by Anna Daniels:
Fault Line Park
By Jeeni Criscenzo
The Starting Line by Doug Porter
I Read the News Today, Oh Boy. And Realized I Should Start Paying for It.
Protests Set as County Supervisors Ready Endorsement of Trump’s War on Immigrants
Will District 2 Voters Give Republican Lorie Zapf a Third Term? San Diego City Council District 2 Snapshot
It’s Time to Clean House: San Diego’s Rotten to the Core (and Racist) Elected County Officials
Can Myrtle Cole Convince Voters She Really Cares? | San Diego City Council District 4 Snapshot
Video Worth Watching by Rich Kacmar
Despacito – Musical Chicken Version (Mr. Chicken)
Elizabeth Acevedo – ‘Beloved or If You Are Murdered Tomorrow’ – All Def Poetry
Rainbow Bridge – an ASL Poem About the Orlando Tragedy
The Art of Change: Feminism // A Prickly Subject
How Border Walls Disrupt Nature
Medicinal Cannabis For All – the #ReeferSanity Army Takes On Jeff Sessions!
Tammy Duckworth Makes Senate History (Again)!
Who Is This Latest Pulitzer Prize Winner, Kendrick Lamar?
San Diego Free Press Regular, At-Large, National and Locally Sourced Contributors:
Vengeful Alabama to Kill 83-Year-Old Man
By Stephen Cooper
Activists Protest County Supervisors’ Anti-Immigrant Scheme
By Frank Gormlie
ACLU Criticizes Board of Supervisors’ Decision to Support the Trump Lawsuit Against California
By Edward Sifuentes / ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties
Fake Teachers, Fake Schools, Fake Administrators; Time to End the Charade
By Thomas Ultican / Tultican
Swimming with SeaWorld’s Captive Dolphins
By Nicole Hussey
Parkland Shooting Survivor David Hogg Says Follow the Money
By Abby Zimet / Common Dreams
A Photographer Looks at Pollution
By Michael-Leonard Creditor