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

Cartoon: Selective Heartlessness, aka, On Employers Who “Can’t Afford” Paying A Living Wage

The fall of Rome was caused by not enough Romans supporting my Patreon. So sad! If only there were some way of preventing our civilization from suffering the same terrible fate… I penciled a bunch of this one during a … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Capitalism/Socialism

If you like these cartoons, help me make more at my Patreon! Lots of $1 or $2 pledges means I can make a living. Today’s comic is written by me and drawn by Jake Richmond, creator of Modest Medusa. Jake … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s Excessive Occupational Licensing, Charlie Brown!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make a living through $1 pledges. This cartoon is a collaboration with Becky Hawkins.  Becky and I have done other political cartoons together, and we also collaborate on our webcomic SuperButch. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Easiest Job In The World

If you enjoy these cartoons, and can spare it, please support them on my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters. I worked for a while as a temp secretary on Wall Street, including a memorable stint working on a high … 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: 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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