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Two Worlds, All Over The World


The gap between the rich and poor seems bigger than ever. Continue reading

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Jobs and Truth


It must be very difficult to be a graduate from college right now. I feel for young people. But I have to say that I believe President Obama is doing what he can to bring unemployment down and, despite what … Continue reading

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But Do You Juggle?


The economy is getting better, but it’s still tough out there.  Actually, that’s only what I’ve heard–I sit at my desk, pitching cartoons and trying to get illustration jobs. I rarely have to go in person and “perform” for work.  … Continue reading

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Wanting More


I was watching a story on the news the other night about the economy and Christmas. The correspondent interviewed customers in a store, and one of the interviews struck me. The youngish, apparently working class mother told the reporter: “I … Continue reading

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Occupy, and Make Uncomfortable, Wall Street


This is a cartoon about the 1% folks. It must be hard, coping with the responsibility of handling lots of money.  And, they now have to deal with the vaguely-organized attack from some of  the other 99%.  We’ll see if … Continue reading

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Economy for the Dogs


Things may or may not be really stabilized over there, but it’s heading that way. So maybe this little girl can get a puppy after all. Americans are buying now, it appears.  Why not buy a puppy to boost the … Continue reading

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Men Down, Women Up?


The media loves to make pronouncements from time to time. It’s such a black and white institution, and one that loves–thrives on– controversy. In 2010,  the Atlantic magazine published an article by Hana Rosin called, “The End of Men.”  I … Continue reading

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Bedroom Economics


I don’t know about you, but last week was rattling. So I don’t blame the guy above, I think he is perfectly justified if he needs to blame the economy. Come to think of it, why don’t we go a … Continue reading

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Do Your Back


The economy is still shaky, and lots of people are still out of work.  In New York City, we are used to seeing all variations of cash-seekers on street corners and in the subway. They do their best to grab … Continue reading

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Why Shop?


Need an excuse to shop?   Even though I spent my young adulthood as somewhat anti-materialistic, very liberal, and still am a believer in both of those attitudes, I have come to believe that helping the economy along is a good … Continue reading

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