Category Archives: Race, racism and related issues

from “The Lines That Antisemitism and Racism Draw”

Today is Shabbat Nachamu, the Sabbath of Consolation. Last year at this time, I was on a family vacation in Europe, sitting in our host’s dining room in Sweden, early in the morning while everyone else was still asleep, and … Continue reading

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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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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

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Cartoon: “The Democrats Abandoned Blue Collar Voters”

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. This is something that I hear and read frequently, and it always annoys me: People who say “blue collar” or “working class” when what they mean is white working class … Continue reading

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Cartoon: White Priorities

If you like these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. You can also read lots and lots more cartoons there, whether you’re a supporter or not. * * * Odd trivia: Anti-racist cartoons are by far the ones that are … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Hunt For Voter Fraud

Read the comic on Fusion! TRANSCRIPT OF COMIC Panel 1 A rather cliched-looking hunter, a white man wearing a thick vest with many pockets and a plaid cap with earflaps, is creeping through a woodsy area, holding a rifle and … Continue reading

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New Cartoon on The Nib: “On The Thirteenth Amendment”

Originally published by The Nib.

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The Electoral College Was Created To Protect Slavery

The common belief that the electoral college was created to protect the interests of smaller states is a myth. Historian Paul Finkelman writes (pdf link): The implication of Hardaway’s argument is that the electoral college was created to placate the … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Who We Call Racist

Please support these cartoons at Patreon. One thing that continually bugs me is the “racists are unicorns” view, which I hear usually but not exclusively from the right. Basically, in this view, almost no one is racist, and no act … Continue reading

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I Just Learned About the Equal Justice Initiative – If You Don’t Know About It, You Should

In “The Lines That Antisemitism and Racism Draw,” a series of letters I composed during the summer of 2016 that were published in December of that year, I wrote about the stolpersteine, an art project started by the German artist Gunter … Continue reading

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