Author Archives: Ampersand

Cartoon: Welfare vs Wealthfare

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters. Another collaboration with Rachel Swirsky! I don’t have much to say about the politics of this issue that isn’t covered in the … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Economics and the like | 2 Comments  

Cartoon: Radfem Clubhouse

If you enjoy these cartoons, please help there be more by supporting my Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. You can read lots more cartoons, for free, here. Or click here to see a bunch of lgbt themed cartoons. (I … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Feminism, sexism, etc, Transsexual and Transgender related issues | 5 Comments  

Open Thread and Link Farm, Abe Lincoln Disguised As A Beggar Edition

Trans Women Face Extreme Levels of Abuse in Men’s Prisons. “For trans women in prison, it’s often the abuse by the guards that is the most abhorrent, and that abuse doesn’t stop at misgendering or inappropriate strip searches. According to … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Puerto Rico Loop

If you enjoy these comics, please support them on Patreon. A $1 pledge means a lot. The ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico is being mostly ignored by virtually all institutions on the mainland. It’s impossible to imagine that the crisis … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Media, Media criticism | 8 Comments  

Open Thread and Link Farm, Painting Marie and Louis Edition

To understand why America’s opioid epidemic keeps getting worse, just look at this map – Vox The existing medical treatments we have for opiod addiction aren’t available in huge swathes of the country. Moira Donegan: I Started the Media Men … Continue reading

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My Ten Best Political Cartoons of 2017

Of course, “best” is subjective; these are just my ten favorites, presented more-or-less in order of publication. Click on the title of any of the cartoons to see a transcript of that cartoon. If you like these cartoons, and can … Continue reading

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Cartoon for MLK Jr Day

This cartoon was posted today on The Nib. If you enjoy my cartoons, and can spare it, please support them on Patreon! A $1 pledge means a lot. The legacy of MLK Jr. is awe-inspiring, but cannot be summarized in … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Race, racism and related issues, Racism | 11 Comments  

Cartoon: Our (Shit)Whole Immigration Policy

A new cartoon on Spliter today! If you enjoy these cartoons, and you can spare it, please support my Patreon! A $1 pledge means a lot. This is definitely a strange month for me! Normally four out of four cartoons … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Immigration, Migrant Rights, etc, In the news, Race, racism and related issues | 9 Comments  

Mens Rights Activists, Feminism, and Male Workplace Deaths

If you like these cartoons, please help me make more, by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge matters a lot. This cartoon was done months ago, for “Dollars & Sense Magazine,” but I guess I forgot to post it here … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-feminists and their pals, Cartooning & comics, Feminism, sexism, etc | 1 Comment  

Open Thread and Link Farm, Fish Hurricane Edition

The amazing photos accompanying this Open Thread are by Andreas Hemb and Christian Vizl. “The three most popular movies at theaters in the United States and Canada in 2017 — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Beauty and the Beast” and … Continue reading

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