Author Archives: Ampersand

Cartoon: N-World Alternatives For White Pundits

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! Even a dollar pledge means a lot to me. This cartoon is lampooning two things I’ve seen right-wingers do: First, claim that it’s racist that Black people but not white … Continue reading

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Fifty Pages of SuperButch!

Hey, a new SuperButch page! If we include the 16-page “First Glance” short, this is the fiftieth page of SuperButch that Becky and I have created. Which I’m pretty proud of! I’m sorry I’ve been bad at putting each page … Continue reading

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No, Colleges Aren’t Banning The Vagina Monologues

The popular vblogger Laci Green, in her most recent video, said: Colleges are banning hugely impactful feminist works like The Vagina Monologues because it implies that some women have vaginas. This is a common claim – but as far as … Continue reading

Posted in Free speech, censorship, copyright law, etc., Transsexual and Transgender related issues | 1 Comment  

Open Thread and Link Farm, Lost Tricycle Edition

McConnell Calls for Repeal of Obamacare After Republican Defections – The Atlantic“Repeal and Replace” has failed; McConnell and Trump are now both advocating for “Repeal Now, Replace Later.” Related: Repealing Obamacare without replacing it would be a disaster – The … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Only Way Democrats Can Win

If you enjoy these cartoons, please help me make more at Patreon. Even a $1 pledge makes a difference for me. I think this comic pretty much explains itself. :-) I’m happy with the art, especially with the two female … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Elections and politics | 13 Comments  

Cartoon: How is THAT Racist?

If you enjoy my cartoons, please support them on Patreon! Even a pledge of $1 means a bunch to me. Transcript of Cartoon Panel 1 is a title panel, with nothing but lettering. LETTERING: White People Ask… How is THAT … Continue reading

Posted in antiracism, Cartooning & comics, Race, racism and related issues | 7 Comments  

Open Thread and Link Farm: Primitive and Unscientific Edition

Trumpcare will probably kill thousands. That’s neither uncivil nor alarmist to say. Better Suggestions for Democrats who want to Win Elections | Noah Berlatsky on Patreon And see also Noah’s followup post, Love the One You’re With. AP Analysis: Gerrymandering … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How Trumpcare Helps Ordinary Americans

WE CAN STILL SAVE MEDICAID! If you live in Alaska, West Virginia, Maine, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, or Arkansas, it’s ESSENTIAL that you call your senator! It’s easy and doesn’t take long; you can find calling scripts here. … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Health Care and Related Issues | 5 Comments  

Cartoon: Who’s A Good Voter?

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. Trump is in some ways more awful than the typical Republican politician – more crass, more ignorant, more dangerously impulsive. But a lot of his awfulness is just what we’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Gross to Use Otto Warmbier’s Tragedy to talk about White Male Privilege

Otto Warmbier was a 22-year-old American who, early in 2016 was convicted by a North Korean court of stealing a poster. He was put in a North Korean prison, until he was returned to the US in a coma on … Continue reading

Posted in In the news, Korea, White Privilege | 53 Comments