Consequences for Caricatures

I stumbled across Shaun Walker’s “No Laughing Matter: Cartoons and the Kremlin” while perusing I only realized after a few minutes that the article was originally published in the Independent and translated for (interestingly without the above caricature). No laughing matter indeed. As noted Russian cartoonist Mikhail Zlatkovsky tells Walker, what was once […]

Vladimir Velikii

Sandwiched between the Dalai Lama and Barack Obama on Time‘s 100 Most Influential Leaders and Revolutionaries is, for some, a rather unlikely figure: Vladimir Putin. Time already ignited insult and outrage in December when it had the gumption to name Putin its Person of the Year. (The hawks in Washington were hoping for General David […]