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Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman New York City, NY ““ The Big Apple is the scene of the Clinton Global Initiative in a year when some Americans have begun to conclude that American politics may be becoming rotten to its core. In a time when American political discussion, talk radio and Internet posts and Internet […]

  The Florida Times-Union has announced a 6 percent reduction the newspaper’s workforce, claiming the job of longtime cartoonist Ed Gamble. Gamble, who has drawn cartoons for the Times-Union for over 25 years, had been working part-time. The reductions included 26 layoffs, eight coming from the newsroom. The Times-Union is owned by Augusta, Ga.-based Morris […]

 The Florida Times-Union has announced a 6 percent reduction the newspaper’s workforce, claiming the job of longtime cartoonist Ed Gamble. Gamble, who has drawn cartoons for the Times-Union for over 25 years, had been working part-time. The reductions included 26 layoffs, eight coming from the newsroom. The Times-Union is owned by Augusta, Ga.-based Morris Publishing […]

The global emergence of comics such as Manga, Naruto and other comics from Asia, has made Comic Festivals all too more important than ever before. Without hesitation, I congratulate the organisers of the Bucheon International Comic Festival (BICOF) and the International Comic Artist Conference (ICC) for organising yet again another Comic Festival and Conference that […]

In his recent town-hall appearance, President Obama sought to pin the blame for the nation’s economic troubles on the so-called Bush tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003.

In order to “make news” something must be”¦ new, or weird, or unusual. It’s already assumed we know the old and usual – so news is the opposite of that. We read about outliers and changes happening in any given day. Anything sticking out as different is considered newsworthy. So anti-war protesters protesting (yawn) gets […]

When the average moviegoer buys a ticket to see the nation’s second highest grossing film, Machete, he’ll see an over-the-top violent, tasteless and preposterous story about a former Mexican Federale who plays the title character. But to Americans like me who support stricter controls on illegal immigration, the film insults our intelligence and our cause. […]

It’s now been a year since one of those events that every visual artist “” and pretty much everyone else “” fears could happen, happened to me. I went blind, albeit temporarily, in one eye. In mid-September of last year, I woke up as usual one day and found the vision in my left eye […]

Senate Republicans have successfully filibustered the Senate from considering the defense authorization bill, blocking the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Country first.

Senate Republicans have successfully filibustered the Senate from considering the defense authorization bill, blocking the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.