Category Archives: Cartooning & comics

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 Weighs You Down

This cartoon is another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. If you like these cartoons, help there by more by pledging $1 or $2 at my patreon! Every bit helps. This month, two cartoons ended up being completed at more or less … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Looters!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. I usually post my cartoons on Patreon a week or two (or more!) before I post them in public (like on “Alas”). It’s a … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Do We Blame the Chinese or the Jews?

If you like these cartoons, help me make more at my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really matters. I wish I could say that I’m making up these conspiracy theories, I really do. But I’m not. I’m really not. … Continue reading

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Comic: Private Equity Vampire

If you enjoy these comics, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really matters. “I’m forcing you to innovate and learn to do more with less blood!” is definitely my favorite line in … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Which Kids Matter

Help me keep making cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make most of my living from people pledging small amounts, like $1 or $2, and I think that’s awesome. I wish the argument made by the second speaker in panel … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Which Economic System Prevents Pandemics?

There’s two similar but distinct arguments I’ve heard on the left. One I agree with; the other inspired this cartoon. There’s the correct and true argument that universal health care – in single payer or some other form – could … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Sometimes It Feels Like Coronavirus Has Always Been With Us

If you enjoy these cartoons, be part of making more! Support the patreon! I left the house this morning to put something in the mail. (Don’t worry, I didn’t touch the mailbox; I took a paper towel with me so … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Copyright, The Biggest Government Giveaway of All (featuring Bill Gates)

This one was directly inspired by this Dean Baker essay. The issue can be seen as a distinction between someone who wins a big pile of money in a lottery and someone who slips in a fake card to win … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Billionaires Discuss Economics

If you enjoy these cartoons, help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge really helps. However the Democratic primary turns out, I’m grateful to both Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders for making increasing taxes on the wealthy … Continue reading

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