Author Archives: Ampersand

Open Thread and Link Farm, They’re Both Dumplings Edition

Trans kids massively benefit from being allowed to socially transition – ThinkProgress Support for free speech is rising, and is higher among liberals and college graduates. – Vox Someone is wrong on the internet, millennial savings edition | FT Alphaville … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Liberal Pundit Opposes Identity Politics! What a Shock!

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support them on Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. The pundit march against “identity politics” never gets old, does it? Oh, wait. In a way, this is something I did … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Farrakhan in the Nest

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support my patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. Like many progressives – especially Jewish and queer progressives – I’ve been pretty unhappy with the Women’s March organization this week. For … Continue reading

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Cartoon: “Too Much Foam”

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support my Patreon! This is one of a couple of cartoons I’ve  recently written on the subject of abled people putting the disabled up on a pedestal. (After getting some … Continue reading

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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 | 10 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

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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

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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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