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[Dan McClintock works as an artist, animator and illustrator.]

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This just in from Standing Rock, North Dakota (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA September 14, 2016 Cartoons
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To live and die in CA: Your ZIP Code determines life expectancy (video)

by DR. SPOCK May 12, 2016 Cultura
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Deb and Maria are the same age, each has two kids, and they live just a few miles apart. Deb, however, will live, on average, 15 years longer than Maria. This public service video from The California Endowment — narrated by George Takei — explains the discrepancy: What determines how long we live? The surprising […]

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The Day the Earth Moved: ‘Payada pa Satan’ (video)

by JOE HILL September 16, 2015 Cartoons
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When a peasant in rural Argentina feels the Earth move, he leaves his lover to find out what’s going on. What he discovers is worse than he could possibly imagine.

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We’re from the Federal Government and we’re here to help (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA August 19, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: This toon just in from the the West Coast

by Lalo Alcaraz June 29, 2015 Cartoons
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R. Crumb 1970: Mr. Natural’s 719th Meditation (video)

by Verdana Bold January 5, 2015 Cartoons
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Mr. Natural’s 719th Meditation by R. Crumb was first published as a comic in 1970. Crumb created ZAP Comix and is the artist behind 60s and 70s memes like Mr. Natural, Fritz the Cat, and Keep On Truckin. This new YouTube version of the strip adds music and sound effects.

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America’s favorite crying NDN? An Italian-American from Louisiana

by Moctezuma Cortés September 11, 2014 Cultura
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America’s favorite (crying) Indian actor, Iron Eyes Cody, was actually born Espera Oscar de Corti in rural Louisiana in 1904. His parents, Antonio de Corti and Francesca Salpietra, had emigrated from Sicily just a few years before. After his non-Native history was revealed late in his career, Iron Eyes Cody refused to admit the truth […]

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Want to save the planet? All the cool Mayans ride bikes (toon)

by EresNerd August 1, 2014 Cartoons
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Image via Metzican. PREVIOUSLY ON MAYANS AND AZTECS AND OLMECS, OH MY:

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Who’s that fracking in my bed? (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA May 1, 2014 Cartoons
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Scientists say wild axolotls may be doomed to extinction (video)

by Andalé Mono March 14, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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Unless the pollution in the lakes and swamps of Mexico City isn’t drastically reversed, scientists say, there will be no more of the cute little axolotl salamanders living in the wild. PREVIOUSLY ON AXOLOTLS:

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Mexican biologists wonder: Where have all the axolotls gone?

by Andalé Mono January 31, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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You know those uber-cute salamander-like axolotls who are native to the lake system in and around Mexico City? They’re gone. The Guardian reports: Growing up to a foot long (30 cm) and known as the “water monster” or the “Mexican walking fish”, its only natural habitat is the Xochimilco network of lakes and canals, which […]

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Climate change? Polar Vortex? Follow the money (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA January 10, 2014 Cartoons
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Is it too late for Mother Earth? Is there ‘Espero?’ (Esperanto video)

by TRI HOGAR August 7, 2013 Cartoons
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You may not even need the English subtitles to understand this short Esperanto-language animation from England, but here’s a cheat sheet: Mother Earth AKA Gaia seems to be doing fine until Humanity comes along. Is her decline inevitable, or is there Espero?

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‘Man’ is king of the mountain in the hell of the mountain king (video)

by TRI HOGAR January 18, 2013 Cartoons
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In the beginning, the spacebrothers created the Heaven and the Planet Earth, and they saw that it was good. Later on, Man came along and screwed stuff up big time. Verily.

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Save the planet, stop illegal immigration (Colbert Report video)

by Lucida Grandé April 26, 2012 Cultura
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Liberals and conservatives agree — immigrants cause global warning and poison the political atmosphere!

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