Category Archives: Class, poverty, labor, & related issues

Cartoon: Treadmill

If you like these cartoons, please support my Patreon! TRANSCRIPT OF CARTOON Panel 1 A toddler runs on a full-sized treadmill, carrying a teddy bear in one hand. A woman in a tight black dress squats, smiling, to address the … Continue reading

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Black Unemployment and the Minimum Wage

Summary: There is a lot of racism in the history of the US minimum wage – but the most important way that racism has been expressed is through exemptions to the minimum wage law which have kept workers of color … Continue reading

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I Disagree With People On Tumblr About Dr. Horrible And About The Minimum Wage

I disagree with people on Tumblr: Is Dr. Horrible A Sexist “Nice Guy” Narrative? I disagree with people on Tumblr part 2: Why We Should NOT Abolish The Minimum Wage

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Cartoon: Maternity Leave vs Profit

This seems like a good time to announce that I’m starting a Patreon to support my political cartoons. Please check it out (and tell me if you spot any typos!). This cartoon was a collaboration with my friend Becky Hawkins. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Right To Work

Transcript of cartoon. Panel 1: A Young Guy in a sweatshirt is talking to a well-off looking older man, who is wearing a double-breasted jacket and a tie. SWEATS: Your “right to work” law sounds excellent! I’d love to have … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Our Exports Include…

Script of cartoon: Panel 1: An Uncle Sam sort of figure, wearing a top hat with stars and stripes and a floral Hawaiian shirt, is talking to a cigar-chomping businessman. Uncle Sam has his hand on a sign sticking out … Continue reading

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Corporate Discrimination Against Sex Workers Threatens Everyone’s Freedom

Some headlines: • Chase Bank Is Shutting Down Porn Actors' Bank Accounts • Porn stars battle stigma with sex awareness amid bank account closures • Amazon is deleting sex workers' wish lists without warning • The Soapbox: How PayPal & … Continue reading

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Political cartoon: Marriage Fixes Everything!

Description of cartoon: The cartoon depicts a young mother and her toddler, in a small and crappy-looking room. The woman is bent double under a load of boxes, trunks and bags, each of which is labeled: Unemployment, Lack of Education, … Continue reading

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Love This Cartoon By Clay Butler

I came across this cartoon on Facebook – where it was poorly reproduced and had Butler’s credit at the bottom cut out (why do people do that? I can see why people reblog and repost cartoons that lack a credit … Continue reading

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Bringing Children Into The Workplace: Licia Ronzulli, Member Of The European Parliament

We’ve been on and off discussing bringing babies into work, and that seems like a good enough excuse for posting these extremely adorable pictures of Italian MEP Licia Ronzulli and her daughter Vittoria Cerioli. Vittoria is now three years old, … Continue reading

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