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The winner of this year’s Editorial Cartooning Pulitzer Prize

GgcJ7.St.138 Kevin Siers, of the Charlotte Observer, has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.

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Venezuela

Though nearly twice the size of Europe, South America only has twelve sovereign states; and given their closely interrelated national lineages, all its constituents have had enough political drama in their relatively brief and tumultuous histories to make it feel like a really rowdy extended family. Continue reading Venezuela

The US

America is the world’s soft power capital and don’t you know it – even the least likely satire swots could at least could name The Onion, or Jon Stewart, or Saturday Night Live. That’s just scratching the surface, though. Continue reading The US

India

India has long been familiar with satirical cartoons, if only because it was often the subject of such depictions produced by artists working within the institutions of its one-time imperial suzerain, Britain. Continue reading India

Central African Republic

Sub-Saharan Africa, all too often afflicted by financially dubious officials and vindictive strongmen, is the sort of place where a satirist can find rich pickings. Unfortunately they might not let you get away so easily with such scrumping. Continue reading Central African Republic