Collections

Although our cartoonists draw about a wide range of issues, some subjects get a lot of ink. On this page, you can find the collections we have created about these subjects, grouping together some of our favorite cartoons that provide different perspectives and global coverage.

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Poverty

Our international network of cartoonists draws about that most endemic of international injustices.

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International Day of Democracy

Since 2007, September 15 is the International Day of Democracy, with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy.

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Fashion industry

The fashion industry generates a lot of profit, but it does so at the expense of the environment, low-wage workers and children. Fashion is also a powerful global cultural force: does what we wear define who we are?

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Floods in Sudan

Floods in Sudan Floods have killed at least 99 people this year and caused total and partial collapse of more than 100,000 homes. The government has declared a state of emergency.

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Air pollution

According to the UN, more deaths are caused each year by air pollution than by AIDS and malaria. As long as COs level keep breaking records, cartoonists will weigh in to visualize the future.

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The Charlie Hebdo trial

The Charlie Hebdo terror trial begins in Paris, 5 years after the attack. Charlie Hebdo also decided to reprint the cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad and Islam that prompted the deadly attack in 2015.

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Education

The education we offer our children not only determines their future, it determines the future of our planet.

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Freedom for Emad Hajjaj

Renowned Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj was arrested by the Jordanian authorities for a cartoon related to the signing of the peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

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Gun culture

A collection of cartoons about the gun culture in the United States.

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The poisoning of Alexei Navalny

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was on a flight from Siberia to Moscow when he suddenly fell ill. After an emergency landing, Navalny is now in a coma in a Siberian hospital hooked on a ventilator. All this, his supporters say, is likely the result of an attempt to poison him.

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Trump versus the US Postal Service

In recent weeks Trump has criticized mail-in ballots, with a huge surge in the number of Americans casting their votes by post expected this year amid the coronavirus crisis. Trump has refused to grant a funding increase for the US Postal Service, which could lead to problems with voting by mail in the November elections.

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Turkey & Erdogan

In many ways Turkey occupies two different worlds. The country bridges the divide between East and West, not only because of its location in both Europe and Asia, but also when it comes to politics, religion and culture. The legacy of Atatürk has made Turkey into what is probably the most secular state in the world, but as a liberal democracy, the Turkish political system is still deeply flawed.

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Russia's coronavirus vaccine

Vladimir Putin has approved the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, but does it work? The only discernible difference between Russia’s vaccine and others is that this one has skipped most of the testing phases.

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Elections in Belarus

Lukashenko, the autocratic president of Belarus, claims he has won 80% of the vote in the elections. The opposition does not accept this claim; protesters and riot police clashed in the capital Minsk and other cities.