"The power of Shahid’s cartoons are acute. Take a close look if you dare. Instead of euphemisms, find direct statements; instead of evasion, find candor. The skill of illustration is matched by the acuity of vision..."
Norman SolomonREAD MORE
Aug 7, 09:39 PM
In what could be the most talked-about viral video of the week, Paris Hilton is responding to Republican presidential candidate John McCain's unauthorized use of her image in a campaign ad in her all-new video spoof posted on www.funnyordie.com. In the parody, a voiceover refers to McCain as the... READ MORE
Shahid Mahmood wasn't arrested, sent to Syria, tortured or even questioned by authorities, but he was once stopped from boarding a Canadian fight and after more than three years no one will tell him why. His frustrating journey will lead him today to the Canadian Human Rights Commission where he will file a complaint against Air Canada for racial profiling.READ MORE
However, it is certain that however much Bush may sometimes seem like a buffoon, he is also powered by massive, suppressed anger towards anyone who challenges the extreme, fanatical beliefs shared by him and a significant slice of his citizens - in surveys, half of them also agree with the statement "the Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word".READ MORE
My views towards this ex-Prime Minister had changed - turning cynical soon after that first editorial cartoon. That first drawing stands unique in my Bhutto-cartoon-portfolio. Subsequent editorials, bar that first drawing, depict her with the virtues of an asp. That innocent, fluttering white headscarf that I had drawn years ago had metastasized into a symbol of excess and corruption...READ MORE