My Life with Maus, Or How I Was Banned… by Tom Englehardt
“Tennessee school board banned Spiegelman’s book on the grounds, at least nominally, that it contained naked cartoon mice — Jewish victims in a concentration camp and Spiegelman’s mother, who committed suicide, in a bathtub — and profanity as well (like that word “damn!”).”
Chris Hedges and Mr. Fish: Art – transcendent, transformative, revolutionary
Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain
‘Nobody Left’: Pay Some Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain
The renowned political cartoonist sets out to ask the burning question: Is nobody LEFT any more?“
How to Find Time for Friendly Civil Disobedience, by Sarah Lazarovic, Cartoonist
“Everyone was allowed to go to the Raptors victory parade so can I go to the climate strike?”
Democracy Anyone? with Mr. Fish and Some Good Books
The Struggle Continues
Tom Tomorrow’ Modern World: Trump’s distraction campaign
Confused about Trump: Distractions, Distractions, Distractions to confound us
Trump and the Deep State
As we know now, the real power is exercised by the deep states that have the upper hand on the press, the judiciary, the army and the intelligence services. The French deep state is also closely connected with its US counterpart. This cartoon came to Rise Up Times via Linked In from France. Arnaud […]
Two States [a cartoon from Jordan] Truthdig February 16, 2017 To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click here. No Peace! No Justice! Please share this post.
Mr. Fish | Holiday Punch 2016
To add a bit of glee, rage, tough love and hopefulness to your holiday season. . .
Mark Fiore | America’s Worst Idea (Video)
Don’t be fooled, giving these places “to the states” is just a cover for opening them up to development of one kind or another.
Mark Fiore | The Blood Never Dries (Video “Cartoon”)
Mark Fiore: I apologize for politicizing a mass shooting tragedy before the blood has even dried, but sadly, the blood never dries. We now have at least one mass shooting incident every day in the United States
Viet Con — by the inimitable Mr. Fish
and because you’ve shown good will to the United States in the years since we invaded and occupied your country, slaughtered more than 3 million of your people…
Abby Martin: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats
Dandelion Salad with Abby Martin teleSUR English on May 23, 2016 On Memorial Day, politicians will speak at ceremonies all over the country and repeat their favorite mantra: “Support the troo… Source: Abby Martin: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats
Mark Fiore: Islamophobic Air (Video)
Now that Pope Francis made the wonderful symbolic gesture of flying twelve Syrian refugees to Rome on his plane, let’s take a look at what it’s like for Muslims flying on planes in the United States.
VIDEOS: New cartoon satire from Mark Fiore
VIDEO: The Blood Never Dries By Mark Fiore December 3, 2015 Click blue box with white letters to play. Award-winning animator Mark Fiore weighs in on the San Bernardino shooting in his powerful animation, “The Blood Never Dries.” Watch the clip and read the animator’s thoughts on the tragedy below. I apologize for politicizing a […]
Mark Fiore: Little Green Man, Global Warming, and Exxon
Little Green Man is back! This time, he and his earth-bound twin are discussing the latest news on the global warming front. Hint: it ain’t good. To watch the video, click on the white lettering on blue that says, Watch on Vimeo. A report was just released by that leftist denier organization, the World […]
Video, Mark Fiore | The Drone Wars: Hot Spikes Through the Forehead
Truthdig: Award-winning animator Mark Fiore imagines what media coverage of the drone program would look like if the killing machines weren’t so “techno-cool.” Watch the enlightening clip and read Fiore’s thoughts on the subject below.
▶ Mark Fiore: Plutonians of Color
Fiore: With more brutal killings and mysterious deaths while in police custody, it seems hardly a day goes by without a new dashboard camera video or protest calling out for justice. As these tragedies keep happening, I thought it might be helpful to look at our predicament from a few billion miles away.