By Anna Daniels
One week ago, the SDFP editorial board sent a short email to its writers and contributors, asking for their thoughts on the topic of War and Peace. We were curious to see if there was an interest in this broader theme that would go beyond the usual media treatment of Veterans Day.
Our email was immediately filled with responses. Writers sent articles, video links and poetry. We were frankly surprised at the interest. It told us two important things.
It is apparent that there are few opportunities for civic engagement on this topic and its complex historical and contemporary elements. It also told us that the San Diego Free Press is in a unique position to provide a platform for that civic engagement. [Read more…]