Cartoon of the Week

What’s in Store for the Class of 2017?

Students analyze a cartoon about high school graduation and the future that 2017 graduates face.

A New Way to Fight Famine?

Students analyze a cartoon about wealthy countries sending aid to countries facing famine.

Batter Up—and Hurry Up

Students analyze a cartoon about the recent changes Major League Baseball has instituted to speed up the game.

Amazon’s Appetite

Students analyze a cartoon about Amazon’s dominance leading to closures of traditional retail stores.

United’s Unfriendly Skies?

Students analyze a cartoon about the recent controversy of United Airlines handling of on a crowded flight and its treatment of customers.

North Korea’s Cry for Attention?

Students analyze a cartoon about North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, conducting nuclear weapons tests.

America (Usually) First?

Students analyze a cartoon about President Trump’s missile attacks on Syria, a departure from his “America First” policy.

Finding a Brexit

Students analyze a cartoon about Britain’s upcoming exit from the European Union.

An Uber Makeover?

Students analyze a cartoon about the ride-sharing company Uber’s image problems and its plans to address them.

Cutting Down Big Government

Students analyze a cartoon about President Trump’s proposed budget cuts for several federal agencies.

Hacker-Proof “Technology”?

Students analyze a cartoon about recent hacker attacks and government surveillance on common digital devices.

R-Rated Politics?

Students analyze a cartoon about the divisive and bitter political climate after the 2016 Presidential Election.

Untangling From Obamacare

Students analyze a cartoon about the difficulties President Trump and Republicans may encounter in trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

A Partisan Wall

Students analyze a cartoon about increasing partisanship between American Democrats and Republicans.

The Battle for the Supreme Court

Students analyze a cartoon about the politics surrounding President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

“Extreme Vetting” of Refugees?

Students analyze a cartoon about President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking U.S. entry to refugees from around the world and citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Deflating Obama’s Legacy?

Students analyze a cartoon about President Donald Trump’s dismantling of former president Barack Obama’s legacy.

MLK: A Dream Deferred?

Students analyze a cartoon about Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the national civil rights leader’s legacy 49 years after his assassination.

A Final Battle Over Obamacare?

Students analyze a cartoon about the new Republican Congress’s attempts to repeal Obamacare.

Watching Aleppo Fall

Students analyze a cartoon about Western countries’ indifference to the Syrian civil war.

Trump and the Environment

Students analyze a cartoon about Trump’s new environmental approach on climate change and his newly appointed cabinet, whose representatives reflect the new trend parting from the preceding administration.

Last Stand for the Standing Rock?

Students analyze a cartoon about the Army’s decision on December 4, 2016, to halt construction of a part of the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s reservation, in North Dakota.

Days Numbered for the Cuban Revolution?

Students analyze a cartoon about the death of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday, November 25, and the future of Communism in Cuba.

News: Fact vs. Fiction

Students analyze a cartoon about the spread of fake news on Facebook and other social media platforms.

The Divided States of America?

Students analyze a cartoon about Donald Trump winning the presidency of the United States on Nov. 8, 2016, and promising to unite a deeply divided nation.

Clinton’s Emails Back to Haunt Her?

Students analyze a cartoon about FBI Director James Comey’s announcement on Oct. 28, 2016, that the agency will reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails.

AT&T Proposes to Time Warner

Students analyze a cartoon about AT&T’s October 2016 announcement to buy Time Warner for $85 billion, and the implications for consumers.

The World’s Most Impossible Job?

Students analyze a cartoon about António Guterres replacing Ban Ki-moon as U.N. secretary-general on January 1, 2017.

National Insecurity Agency?

Students analyze a political cartoon about a 2016 N.S.A. security breach.

Fighting Terror With Lawyers?

Students analyze a political cartoon about JASTA, legislation allowing U.S. families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.

Show Me Your Taxes, Show Me Your Emails!

Students analyze a political cartoon about the candidates’ personal attacks during the first 2016 presidential debate.

Fit Enough to Be President?

Students analyze a political cartoon about questions concerning the health of the 2016 presidential candidates.

A Time-out for North Korea?

Students analyze a cartoon about North Korea’s renewed nuclear tests that generated an international outcry in September 2016.

Mean-Spirited Politics?

Students analyze a cartoon about mudslinging in the 2016 presidential campaigns

The Helpless Face of War

Students analyze a cartoon about the image of an injured Syrian boy that went viral in August 2016.

Refugees: The Gorilla in the Room?

Students analyze a political cartoon about the public’s reaction to a high-profile killing of a gorilla versus the plight of refugees.

Disneyland for Veterans?

Students analyze a cartoon about long wait times at veterans medical centers.

America's Shrinking Army

Students analyze a cartoon about the reduction of U.S. Army forces

Airport Security Delays

Students analyze a cartoon about longer waits at airport security checkpoints across the U.S.

Is Starbucks Over-Iced?

Students analyze a cartoon about a Starbucks customer suing the coffee chain over the amount of ice used in its drinks

Trump Alone

Students analyze a cartoon about Trump’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination

All-You-Can-Eat Fries

Students analyze a cartoon about bottomless fries at a McDonald’s in Missouri.

Texting at the Movies?

Students analyze a cartoon about movie theaters that allow texting

Return to Sender

Students analyze a cartoon about the deportation of migrants from Europe

Women’s Soccer: Equal Play, Equal Pay?

Students analyze a cartoon about the U.S. women's soccer team's fight for equal pay

Terror’s Other Victims

Students analyze a cartoon about differences in how the media covers terrorist attacks

Putin’s Sandbox

Students analyze a cartoon about Russia pulling it military forces out of Syria

Report Cards for Parents?

Students analyze a cartoon about a proposed Mississippi law that would let teachers grade parents

Back to Earth

Students analyze a cartoon about an American astronaut’s return from a year in space.

The Unconventional Election

Students analyze a cartoon about the unconventional 2016 presidential election.

Apple vs. the FBI

Students analyze a cartoon about Apple's refusal to comply with the FBI's request to unlock an iPhone.

Einstein Was Right!

Students analyze a cartoon about the first-ever detection of gravitational waves.

Outrunning Zika

Students analyze a cartoon about how the Zika virus might affect the 2016 summer Olympics in Brazil.

The United States of Iowa & New Hampshire

Students analyze a cartoon about the influential Iowa causes and New Hampshire primary.

An Ocean of Plastic?

Students analyze a cartoon about the overwhelming amount of plastic entering the world’s oceans.

The White Oscars?

Students analyze a cartoon about the lack of diversity in the 2016 Oscar nominations.

Iran vs. Saudi Arabia

Students analyze a cartoon about the growing conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia in the Middle East.

2016: What Kind of Year?

Students analyze a cartoon about what’s in store for the new year 2016.

The Climate Change Deal

Students analyze a cartoon about the historic 2015 climate deal in Paris.

Women in Combat

14 Dec 2015
Students analyze a cartoon about the Pentagon’s decision to open all combat jobs to women.

Banking on China’s Currency

13 Dec 2015
Students analyze a cartoon about the IMF approving China's yuan as a major reserve currency.

Divided Over Syrian Refugees

Students analyze a cartoon about America's ambivalence over Syrian refugees.

Russia’s Doping Scandal

Students analyze a cartoon about Russia's doping scandal.

Americans Flunking Math?

Students analyze a cartoon about Americans declining math skills.

Meat: Delicious but Deadly?

Students analyze a cartoon about a new study linking meat consumption to cancer.

Haunted House of Representatives

Students analyze a cartoon about John Boehner's resignation as Republican Speak of the House and divisions within the party.

Yes to the Trade Deal?

Students analyze a cartoon about the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership deal between the U.S. and 11 other nations.

NASA Tapped Out?

Students analyze a cartoon about budget cuts to NASA programs.

Repairing GM

Students analyze a cartoon about General Motor's settlement with the Justice Department over car defects.

Sisters in Arms

Students analyze a cartoon about women in the military.

Smokey Bear vs. Congress

Students analyze a cartoon about wildfires in the American West.

NCAA 1, College Athletes 0

Students analyze a cartoon about college sports unions.

Troop Cuts

Students analyze a cartoon about the Army's plan to cut troops.

A New Cuban Revolution?

Students analyze a cartoon about the restored diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba

Summer Help Wanted

Students analyze a cartoon about how fewer teens are working summer jobs.

Greece in Ruins

Students analyze a cartoon about Greek's debt crisis.

Hacker in the Dugout

Students analyze a cartoon about a government investigation of employees of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team for allegedly hacking into the Houston Astros’ internal database.

ISIS Quicksand

Students analyze a cartoon about President Obama sending more troops to Iraq to help combat ISIS.

Airport Security Failures

Students analyze a cartoon about a Department of Homeland Security report revealing that TSA officers failed to detect weapons and other prohibited items at airports across the U.S.

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