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 June’s Biggest Loser, Operation Streamline resistance, Zapf’s eligibility questioned, state propositions, The Second Civil War in letters, not iReady, 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:
The Starting Line by Doug Porter
UPDATED: Resistance to Operation Streamline in San Diego, Assembly-Line Injustice for Immigrants
A Challenge to Lorie Zapf’s Eligibility, Razor Thin Leads, Leave San Diego Primary Results Uncertain
The Good, the Bad, and the Stupid: State Ballot Propositions You’ll Vote on in November 2018
Video Worth Watching by Rich Kacmar
‘Families Belong Together’ Rally Vibes: John Legend; Lin-Manuel Miranda; Get Up, Stand Up, Don’t Give Up the Fight
Daughter of undocumented parents gives powerful speech at a ‘Families Belong Together’ Rally
Whistleblower: EPA’s Pruitt Kept Secret Calendar to Hide Meetings
The CEOs Profiting Off of Immigrant Detention – Follow the Money
Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S.A.
Trauma at the Border
Trump Baby Blimp Prepares for Takeoff: ‘Fragile, Like the President’s Ego’
DJ Shub – Indomitable ft. Northern Cree Singers
San Diego Free Press Regular, At-Large, National and Locally Sourced Contributors:
Border Patrol and ICE, What Will We Call Them Next? Trump’s Troopers?
By Susan Grigsby / Daily Kos
Declaration of Independence, a Transcription
By United States Congress
What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?
By Frederick Douglass
Happy Fourth of July, I Guess
By Annie Lane
The Second Civil War Will Be Tweeted
By Anna Daniels
Why Doesn’t POTUS Own A Dog?
By Bob Dorn
iReady: Magnificent Marketing, Terrible Teaching
By Thomas Ultican
‘He was full of dirt and lice’: Court Documents Describe Cruel Treatment of Migrant Kids, Families
By Gabe Ortiz / Daily Kos