Cartoon: Shadow of the American Flag

More than 300 people have been killed in mass shootings in the US since January 2017.

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Cartoon: Media Control

Particularly since 2016’s general election, the American public has been critically in tune with discussions of the mass media’s partisanship, agency, and responsibility.

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Cartoon: Fading Borders

Cartoonist Antonia Rodríguez imagines a world without borders.

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Blessed Body: An Interview with Unoma Azuah

Nigerian writer Unoma Azuah discusses her writing process, spirituality, and her journey from Nigeria to the United States.

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Cartoon: Goodnight Human Rights

On June 29, 2017, just days before the annual July 4th celebration of American independence and patriotism, the US began implementing a partial version of Donald Trump’s travel ban, restricting entry into the US from six Muslim-majority countries and from refugees without “bona fide” relationships in the US.

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I Will Raise My Hand and Be Heard: An Interview with Porochista Khakpour
by  / June 30, 2017
Porochista Khakpour talks with Sampsonia Way Magazine about crafting her characters, her own identity, and her thoughts on the use of fabulism and absurdity as a means of political resistance. Read more...
Optimism in Action
by  / June 23, 2017
Columnist Tarık Günersel discusses the importance of language when addressing oppressive governments, and need for optimism in the face of Turkey's current limitations on freedom of expression. Read more...

Latest Articles

  • Cartoon: Media Control

    Particularly since 2016’s general election, the American public has been critically in tune with discussions of the mass media’s partisanship, agency, and responsibility.

    Read more...

  • Cartoon: Remembering Imprisoned Musicians

    “Although World Music Day on 21 June is a day to celebrate music, we should also remember the scores of musicians around the globe who are persecuted and imprisoned for using their craft as a form of protest against government oppression.”

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  • Cartoon: Resistance

    As extremist violence spreads worldwide, Latif Fityani’s cartoon expresses how learning and education can hold power and be a weapon against ignorance and hate.

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