“The Syrian air force has a habit of following their first barrel bomb with a second. People say this is to kill first responders. (The government still denies that it uses barrel bombs.) Despite this, the crowd did not … Continue reading
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The elaborate mythology of racial difference created to sustain American slavery persists today. Slavery did not end in 1865, it evolved. #SlaveryEvolved The legacy of slavery can be seen in the presumption of guilt and dangerousness assigned to African Americans, … Continue reading
“Nearly a year after the end of Protective Edge, little has changed in Shujaiya. A few houses have been patched up, but many more are nothing but rubble. Piles of prescriptions fluttered in front of the destroyed Ministry of … Continue reading
Excerpts from Broken Windows will be on view at the Musée de la main in Lausanne, Switzerland for their year long exhibit on VIOLENCES. Full brochure and events schedule available here.
Show Me The Money: The Image of Finance, 1700 to the Present The latest film from the AHRC looks at ‘Show Me The Money’ – a new exhibition which charts how the financial world has been imagined in art, illustration, … Continue reading
“Politicians love to bray that ‘illegal aliens’ are bleeding America. But the real leeches are the private prison companies who rake in billions in taxpayer money to ruin immigrants’ lives — including those with the legal papers to live and … Continue reading
The Molly Crabapple store now includes vibrant 5×3″ vinyl stickers of the red Fuck You print design, created by the fine people at Sticker App! Sticker App creates custom stickers of all sizes and graciously sponsored us for this first … Continue reading
Rikers seems an unlikely destination for perhaps the most important citizen journalist of the last year. But though the video Orta shot was shared around the world, he stayed right where he was, a young, working-class Latino man in Staten … Continue reading
In May 2013, Monica Jones, a student and LGBT activist at Arizona State University, was arrested for “manifesting prostitution.” Monica said she just accepted an undercover officer’s offer of a ride home from her favorite bar. Monica is among the … Continue reading
ZEITOUNA is a creative therapy and physical wellness program designed to inspire and heal the youngest victims of the Syrian humanitarian crisis: the children. Watch the Zeitouna Video Karam Foundation’s Innovative Education programs counters these traumatic factors by … Continue reading
DANGEROUS LINES: CARTOONISTS AND OTHER SUBVERSIVES P A N E L I S T S GARRY TRUDEAU, the new George Polk Career achievement winner JULES FEIFFER, prize-winning cartoonist, author, and playwright DJANGO GOLD, senior writer for The Onion MOLLY CRABAPPLE, … Continue reading
As of 2013, there were 80,000 men and women in solitary confinement in the United States, some of them as young as 14 years old. In this illustrated op-ed video, artist Molly Crabapple explains the psychological and physical trauma suffered … Continue reading
Leila Heller Gallery 568 West 25th Street, New York, NY 6-7:30pm free entry
Scenes from Daily Life Inside ISIS-Controlled Mosul || Vanity Fair Molly Crabapple sketches a source’s descriptions and images of life in Mosul, an Iraqi city transformed under militant control.
Molly recently spoke with Longform. Stream or download the podcast here.
Last summer, a New York city police officer choked a black grandfather named Eric Garner to death. Garner was suspected of selling loose cigarettes. The arrests of people like Garner are part of a controversial policing tactic called Broken Windows. … Continue reading
“In America, where the fetish for foreign dissidents runs deep, Ganzeer could have dined out for years on his revolutionary cred, making do-gooders feel brave by proxy just for buying his paintings. But it was a role he rejected as … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple illustrated the cover for this month’s New Internationalist. Inside this issue: Icelandic activist and founder of the Pirate Party, Birgitta Jonsdottir, guest edits an issue on the theme of ‘democracy in the digital era’. It tackles some of the … Continue reading
Molly is featured in the second issue of The Great Discontent, which “offers a candid glimpse into the lives of those who create for a living.” Preorder here. Orders begin shipping the week of January 26th.
The artists of Charlie Hebdo join a long and tragic tradition. Mocking pen strokes send authoritarians into paroxysm of rage. Governments and extremist groups around the world target cartoonists for arrest, beatings and execution. Bullies can never take a joke. … Continue reading